Can You Cure ADHD with Diet?

Doctors, therapists, child behavior psychologists and pharmacists are constantly fielding questions about a “cure” for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The truth is that the disorder has no definite cure, but rather that a number of different treatments and strategies can help to lessen the disruption that ADHD causes in the lives not only of the person with the disorder, …

What is the Most Widely Used Treatment Approach for Children with ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is currently diagnosed in around nine percent of all school-aged children which translates into around six million kids in America. But its disruptive effects in both school and home environments make it a much more pervasive and important disorder because parents, siblings, friends and family are all affected to some significant degree. In this article, …

What is the Safest ADHD Medication for Adults?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is not seen only in children. Instead, it is estimated that around 60% of children who exhibit the characteristics of ADHD will still show elements of these behaviors all through their adult lives. Adults who are impulsive, inattentive, and restless have the same “look and feel” as children with ADHD. Many adults with ADHD suffer …

Treating ADHD with Combination Therapy

Many decades and several billions of dollars have been spent on research into the best possible way to treat children, teenagers and adults that suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). There is a growing acceptance that trying to find a single “magic bullet” that will be effective for all people with the disorder throughout their lives may be a …

Which ADHD Medicine is Not Addictive?

Unfortunately, there can be a lot of confusion if you are trying to get information about addiction and ADHD from the internet. Almost all of the published articles deal with a particular aspect, which is whether people with ADHD have a greater danger of becoming addicted to some substance, be it medications, alcohol, illegal drugs, etc. In other words, most …

Is ADHD Medication for Life?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that may start to be noticed in children from around six years of age, and persists through to adulthood in a large percentage of those afflicted.  There is no scientifically accepted cure for ADHD. The three most widely used treatments are prescribed medications, behavioral therapy, and dietary supplements. In treating ADHD, the …

Know the side effects of ADHD medications

Does ADHD Medication Change Your Personality?

In an important investigation published in Nature, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is defined as “a common neurodevelopmental condition, defined by impairing symptoms of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. ADHD is a complex heritable condition and evidence indicates that the physiology underlying ADHD involves alterations of brain monoaminergic neurotransmitter systems and reduced connectivity of brain neural networks leading to behavioural phenotypes characterized by …

Should I Put My Kid on ADHD Meds?

If we start off by saying that one or another ADHD medication is the “right one” for a specific child, then we would be committing a serious medical, moral and ethical mistake. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects people in different ways, and it’s not possible to even begin to define the ‘best’ medication for your child. For every individual patient, …