Controversy In The Medical Community Concerning Medications For ADHD

… specialists caution People about making literal interpretations of these findings, there is still a good bit of controversy surrounding the use of these drugs. According to the documents presented to the second evaluating panel, the consequence of psychiatric diseases being deteriorated because of ADHD medication was exceptionally small; and that many of the cardiovascular diseases, such as higher blood pressure, arose because of existing heart-related conditions in persons suffering from ADHD. …

How Can Proper Care and Attention Help Prevent ADHD?

How Can Proper Care and Attention Help Prevent ADHD? ADHD medicines might help with the symptoms, but the side effects frequently create a whole new set of troubles to deal with. ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurobehavioral syndrome, which could be manifested as hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention. People with ADHD lean to miss details and are generally averse to tasks that need decisiveness, organization or concentration that is why ADHD treatment is …

Nutrition Expert and Author Shares Important Diet Information For ADD, ADHD and Weight Loss

… ADD, ADHD, if People and the parents and everyone were to come to understand that everything we put in our body obviously affects us physically, but to understand that it also affects us mentally and emotionally, our ability to concentrate, this whole ADD, ADHD, well no wonder most of these kids are bouncing off the walls and can’t focus. One, we have to remember what it was like to be a child, first of all. That to me is so important. That child has so much energy that should not be …

The Three Stages of the History of Add/adhd

The Three Stages of the History of Add/adhd The history of ADD/ADHD has gone through two stages, and it needs to evolve into one more. The three stages are: Stage 1: The Moral Diagnosis Stage 2: The Medical Diagnosis Stage 3: The Strength Based Diagnosis Stage 1: The Moral Diagnosis: For most of the 20th century (and still in many parts of the world today), ADD was a ‘moral diagnosis’. This refers to the fact that People with ADD were considered to just be …

Pros and Cons of ADHD Medication

Pros and Cons of ADHD Medication By Mackenzie Quinn Introduction As a parent of a child who has Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) you are faced with deciding how to manage your child’s ADHD symptoms. One options for treating the symptoms of ADHD that is highly debated is medication; some People strongly believe it is the best options and other believe medication shouldn’t be used on children. Determining the best option for your child is an important decision that shouldn’t be …

Do I Have Adult ADHD?

… was considered a disruptive order of childhood, and its diagnosis was based on observing overt behavior (usually physical hyperactivity).  That means many People fell through the cracks, and only later in life do they discover they have ADHD. Today we know that many People, especially adults, have no obvious physical hyperactivity but instead might have more mental restlessness.* ADHD can adversely affect relationships, presenting greater-than-average risk of divorce, relationship breakups, …

Attitude Change and ADHD

Attitude Change and ADHD Author: Powlin V. Manuel MD, MBA Attitude is People’s evaluation the various aspects of the social world formed from social learning, classical conditioning, instrumental conditioning, and observational learning. Making an assessment of the existing attitude will provide us information to take appropriate measures to change attitude. The existing attitude of the parents, teachers, peers, and healthcare providers affect the outcome of patients suffering from ADHD. …

For ADHD Adult Patients, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus Medication Better Than Medication Alone

For ADHD Adult Patients, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus Medication Better Than Medication Alone An adult with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who takes targeted medication combined with 1-on-1 sessions of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) is likely to experience significantly greater improvement of symptoms compared to an ADHD adult patient who only has the medication, according to research published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), August 25th …

ADHD: An Overview

ADHD: An Overview ADHD is neither a “new” mental health problem nor is it a disorder created for the purpose of personal gain or financial profit by pharmaceutical companies, the mental health field, or by the media.  It is a very real behavioral and medical disorder that affects millions of People nationwide.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders in children and adolescents.  According to research sponsored by NIMH, …

7 Things Every Parent Must Know About ADHD

… surprise to many parents. ADHD seems to be everywhere today. We hear about medications in the news and throughout various other media outlets. We are also subjected to some People who will tell you that “everyone has a little ADHD.” This is just not true. While it might look like attention deficit disorder, there are very specific criteria that children must meet to be diagnosed with the disorder. 2. There is no known cause Despite all the research, scientific evidence, and …