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 …

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 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 Can I Calm My ADHD Child Naturally?

Because Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is displayed mostly in a range of difficult behaviors, it’s understandable when doctors and pharmacists are asked this question that they cannot give a single comprehensive answer.  It’s well known that there is no “cure” for ADHD, and furthermore that the most frequently prescribed medications come with limitations and side effects that make them less …

What is the Best ADHD Medication for a Child?

An important distinction must be made at the beginning of our article addressing the best medication for a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. ADHD affects people in different ways, and it’s not possible to even begin to define the ‘best’ medication for your child. We are planning in this article to describe the scientific basis for the most commonly …

Psychostimulants have been shown to alleviate symptoms of ADHD.

Are There Long Term Effects of ADHD Medication?

For more than twenty years, certain medications have been regularly prescribed to reduce symptoms of ADHD in kids while still acknowledging that there is no known cure. According to the American Psychiatric Association, more than 5% of US children have active ADHD at any one time, with an overall affliction in childhood of over 9.6% reported by the Journal of …