CategoryAD/HD

Do You Have ADHD?

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ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a mental health condition that is characterized by difficulty concentrating, impulsive behavior and general hyperactivity. It is also one of the better-known and more common conditions and growing up most of us will have known of one or two classmates who suffered from it. But while ADHD is a generally well-known and understood condition, it...

The Amazing Benefits of ADHD

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ADHD or ‘Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder’, is a mental health disorder characterized by shortened attention span, impulsive behavior, hyperactivity and general lack of focus. The symptoms tend to occur around the ages of 6-12 and can be maladaptive in a learning environment – causing those afflicted to struggle to pay attention in class and to potentially engage in disruptive...

Best Natural Options for Battling ADHD Symptoms

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The use of ADHD medications has skyrocketed among children as well as adults in recent years. With those synthetic medications also comes a long list of potential side effects ranging from mild such as insomnia, irritability and stomach upset to the more severe like high blood pressure, increased heart rate, psychiatric problems and even substance abuse. Unfortunately, the many side effects can...

ADHD – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Management, Causes, Controversies

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ADHD stands for ‘Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder’ and is a development condition that makes concentration and attention difficult and often leads to hyperactivity and behavioural problems. The condition is actually the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorder in children and is thought to affect around 5% of children. The condition is chronic and around 30-50% of...

Hyperactive Children and Diet

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Those parents who have a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) know how difficult a condition it can be to live with, and it is remarkably common. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4.7 million children in America have been diagnosed with ADHD, and the numbers are increasing. The condition has increased an average of 5.5% each year...

Big Pharma Invents a New Disease – Adult ADHD

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It’s tough being a drug company. You perceive a market for a drug – for example, children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – invent a drug that seems to help, and then cash in. The tough part comes when you saturate the market, such that sales of your profitable drug plateau and don’t show any signs of ever increasing. That’s what has happened with the...

How to Improve a Child's Focus at School

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When a child is having trouble staying on task at school there are a number of possible reasons why this could be happening. Some children have physiological problems such as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) while others are experiencing some form of stress related anxieties. Others yet are simply bored with the work and are looking for something...

What Every Parent Should Know About ADHD

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ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a disorder that targets many children, as well as adults. The primary symptoms associated with this disorder in children are a marked inability to focus and stay on task, both in school and at home. Many children with ADHD exhibit what are mistaken as behavioral problems because they are unable to pay attention during class, or remain still in...

Benefits of Green Tea for ADHD

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In some countries, green tea is consumed in large quantities for a good reason. Apart from the flavor and aroma, it has plenty of health benefits in store. Talking about health benefits, green tea’s effectiveness against ADHD has made it all the more popular amongst the masses. Green tea is loaded with amino acid called l-theanine, which can help one focus and calm down. l-theanine is...

ADHD Inattentive Type – Types of ADHD

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Most parents out there would vouch for the fact that inattentive ADHD is a curse in itself. More than often, inattentive ADHD goes undetected primarily because most children who possess this ailment do not showcase unruly behavior of any kind. Unlike other types of ADHD, it’s not easy to recognize the symptoms associated with inattentive ADHD as they might indicate something else. Below are some...

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