The Three Stages of the History of Add/adhd

… have differences in their brains… and these are highly related to genetics. Thus, ADD has been recognized as a real medical condition. This new stage in the evolution of the diagnosis of ADD has led to more scientific research, and more support for the medication Treatment for ADD. This stage has largely led to significant progress in the field of ADD. It has generally improved options for medical and non medical Treatments, and has led to improvements in functioning and the quality …

Pros and Cons of ADHD Medication

… made without sufficient information. Before you make this decision, you should know that there are pros and cons to ADHD medication and that medication may be right for one child but not another. This article may help you as a parent or caregiver decide if medication is the right Treatment method for your child. Cause of ADHD When treating ADHD, it is important to look at the cause. “Scientists now believe that the impulsivity, short attention span and other symptoms associated with ADHD are …

ADD and ADHD – Know Them, Their Differences and How to Treat?

… under control with the help of proper Treatment. The most common type of Treatment for ADD largely involves medication. Stimulants are used in this respect. Some of the stimulants used in the process are Ritalin, Adderall, Dexedrine, Dextrostat Wellbutrin, and the likes. However these drugs have been reported to have side effects.Attention deficit disorder has become a common phenomenon in the US and European countries. The sufferers are growing in other parts of the world as well. Nearly 3% to …

Children with ADHD: Unlocking the Secrets to Good Behavior – A Parenting Guide

… achievement. When I work with kids and parents, I teach problem solving skills and social skills to improve motivation and self-esteem. By doing this, the child learns to put in the work to achieve the major skills he needs to master: improved attention, concentration, and functions including memory and self-control. As a result, the whole family benefits. Note:  Current professional Treatment guidelines recommend a trial of a comprehensive behavioral program BEFORE mediation for children with …

Do I Have Adult ADHD?

… detect the co-existing conditions before embarking on a Treatment plan.* Adult ADHD is often misdiagnosed as depression or anxiety. Some clinicians fail to understand that depression or anxiety might be caused or at least exacerbated by the underlying, untreated ADHD.  This is important, because standard Treatments for anxiety or depression (such as certain antidepressants) can actually worsen ADHD symptoms.* Adults with ADHD typically have no obvious physical hyperactivity. In years past, ADHD …

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. …

Information on ADD and ADHD – Limit Your Surfing On The Net

Information on ADD and ADHD – Limit Your Surfing On The Net There is so much information on ADHD and ADD now on the Net that it is a jungle and sometimes, parents get lost and this is more than understandable. My suggestion is to limit your surfing. In this way, the tsunami of information about ADHD in children will become more manageable and you will not be so overwhelmed. Also if you want to adopt a natural homeopathic cure, your time on the Net will be drastically cut as there is no …

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 …

7 Things Every Parent Must Know About ADHD

… While your child might appear to be doing better on the outside, and to people around him, he can still be struggling on the inside. Since there is no cure, medications only cover up the symptoms and leave many people convinced that their child must be “cured.” As we discussed above, there is no cure and as such, we cannot simply stop Treatment or follow-up care with medication alone. 6. Underlying issues In conjunction with medications only really covering up the symptoms, many …