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ADHD Medications: What You Should Know
Treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with medication? Here's all you need to know about the available treatment options.
Women Who Use ADHD Meds: A Growing Group
The number of women who take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has sharply increased in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
ADHD Treatment: Too Much Medication, Too Little Therapy
All children have those days when they’re bouncing off the walls, but kids with ADHD may need more help than average to manage their behavior. And the kind of help they get may make a big difference in their health.
ADHD Medicines May Not Stunt Growth
ADHD is often treated with stimulants, which some researchers and parents are concerned could limit children's growth. But new research may relieve those concerns.
ADHD Risk from Smoking in Pregnancy
It's pretty common knowledge that smoking isn't good for you, and smoking during pregnancy isn't good for either of you.
AAP Issues Statement on ADHD and Substance Abuse
Even though ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) can be treated with stimulant medications, those who have ADHD are at higher risk for substance abuse.
Looking Closer at ADHD and Obesity
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be well known, but there is still a great deal that scientists don't know about it.
Kids' ADHD Doesn't Always Last
Just because a child is diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) when they're young doesn't mean they continue to show symptoms of the disorder later in life.
ADHD Treatment Lowered Car Accident Risk in Men
Safely driving a car requires concentration and focus, which might be difficult for those with ADHD. One new study looked at the relationship between ADHD and serious car accidents among adults.
One Fish, Two Fish, Go Low-Mercury Fish
One of the foods pregnant women need to watch out for is fish. They are advised to avoid fish with too much mercury. But eating fish with lower mercury levels might be a good idea.