Can coffee take the place of stimulants for people with Attention Deficit symptoms?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) is a condition that affects both children and adults. According to a 2016 national survey, nearly ten percent of children and adolescents are diagnosed as having the disorder at some point in their lives up to the age of seventeen. At any one time, around 6.5% of children have current symptoms. ADHD is characterized by a …

ADHD through my eyes as a Grandfather

One way to quickly find out if a subject that you are particularly interested in is popular is to let a search engine like Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo or Quora find recent references. When I looked to see whether this subject was common or prominent, it’s pretty apparent that my topic of grandparenting kids with ADHD is hardly ever discussed, certainly …

Mental Health Awareness Month

In many parts of the world, May is designated as the Mental Health Awareness Month, with a focus on raising the general levels of discussion and debate about mental health issues. Even in modern societies and cultures, there is a sense of embarrassment and avoidance when the topic of mental health is raised. But these issues need to be handled …

Which Celebrities Have Been Diagnosed With ADHD?

Once people realize that being diagnosed with ADHD is not a life sentence condemning you to problems and social stigmatizing, it can make an important difference to how you survive and thrive despite the diagnosis. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder occurs in nearly ten per cent of all children at primary school-going age, and persists into teenage years and on through adulthood …