Can ADHD Go Away?

Can ADHD Go Away?

So many parents, when they first hear a diagnosis that their child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), immediately respond with two questions: How do you cure ADHD? Will ADHD go away on its own as my child grows up? Naturally, people have high expectations that modern medicine can cure most problems in today’s world. This is especially the case …

Is OCD Linked to ADHD?

It has been reported that people can have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) at the same time. In general, this diagnosis comes about because the two disorders share several overlapping symptoms. They may affect the way people function and behave at school and work in a few ways.  However, it isn’t common, and as we will …

Many people with ADHD also display some form of anxiety

Is Anxiety Comorbid with ADHD?

Anxiety is a normal reaction to a problem that either comes up unexpectedly or for which there appears to be no solution. Most people experience a sense of anxiety at some point in daily life. An impending important school test, upcoming medical procedure or anything else that has an unknown outcome may give rise to feelings of anxiety.  On the …

ADHD is not inherited from fathers as previously believed

Is ADHD Inherited From Fathers?

For a few years, a theory proposed that children diagnosed as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) were inheriting this disorder from their fathers. This theory was based on two observations. Firstly, it was becoming increasingly clear from hundreds of population studies that ADHD is very likely to be an inherited disorder. The evidence has been growing for decades, and …

Which Foods Make ADHD Worse?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. It is usually first diagnosed in children and often persists into adulthood. The symptoms range across a broad spectrum. On one hand, children with ADHD are having trouble paying attention with difficulty controlling impulsive behavior. On the other end, they may be overactive, acting without thinking about the result. Distinguishing between …

What is the Best Medication for ADHD and Anxiety?

To answer the question of what is the best medication for ADHD and anxiety, it is necessary to clarify the relationship between the two conditions. We will try to outline the basic causes of ADHD and Anxiety Disorder and the medications currently being recommended for them. Finally, we will try to explain what the known links and associations between the …

What Happens if ADHD is Left Untreated?

The label “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” (ADHD) is a description of a wide range of behaviors that can be considered as falling outside of the “normal” range. Almost all people at some point in their lives exhibit one or more of these types of behaviors, and what causes them to be classified as having the disorder is the persistence and …

How Does a Person with ADHD Think?

There can be negative implications when someone is tagged as being “different”, and in this short article, we are going to try and avoid saying that people with ADHD “are different” from others or “think differently.” A better term to use when dealing with a highly subjective topic like ADHD is that people with this condition are neurodivergent. We will …