If you are one of numerous adults who suffer from attention deficient/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), there may be a simple solution to help ease your symptoms right in your cupboard… tea. A recent article suggests that the caffeine in tea may help ease fatigue and improve focus in people with ADHD. However, we should note that […]

With all the hype that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has gotten over the years, it is not uncommon for parents to worry if their kids have it. Now it seems that in the near future, detection of this common disorder may be an MRI away.  ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity or a combination.  […]

You may think that coping with challenges in a busy workplace will impress your boss. Both of you, however, might be surprised to learn that juggling your assignments may be making you less, not more, efficient. That’s the conclusion of a study by management experts who looked at the effects of employees having to wear […]

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ADHD children are more prone to substance abuse, according to a new study.   The research claims that nearly one-third of the ADHD children they studied developed some form of substance abuse over the course of the 10-year study.  Even more concerning is that it seems gender, race or family history played a role in this, […]

ADHD Dictionary

ADHD medications, such as Ritalin and Adderall, do not put kids’ hearts at risk for other cardiovascular problems. According to the CNN report, “children and teens who take medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are no more likely to die from severe heart problems than those who do not take the medications, new research has found.” Researchers […]

ADHD, or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is on the rise. ADHD is diagnosed in 3 to 7 percent of school-aged children, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As the most diagnosed childhood mental health problem, identifying causes and treatment of ADHD is imperative.  Here is the most up-to-date list of potential causes […]

If you’re old enough to remember the red M&M scare of the late 1970s, then you probably have kids of your own now to worry about. The red dye (which, by the way, was never an ingredient in red M&Ms) was FD&C Red 2 and was thought to be cancer promoting. Parents have been rallying against […]

ADHD Genetic Test

The common symptoms of ADHD include hyperactivity, the inability to focus, and clumsiness or carelessness — which are also all common symptoms of childhood. Joking aside, for kids with ADHD, it can be a real struggle to stay seated during class, finish homework, and stay focused on a task. The problem for parents, teachers, and […]