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ADHD Medications: What You Should Know
Are you treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with medication? Here's all you need to know about the available treatment options.
ADHD and Kids
Do you feel like your child might have ADHD? It's time to take a close look and get the facts straight.
Choosing the Right ADHD Treatment
Behavior therapy may be an underused form of treatment for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
ADHD Rx Appeared Safe for Kids with Congenital Heart Disease
Kids with congenital heart disease often are at risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But whether ADHD medications can be safely given to this population has been a big concern for parents and doctors alike.
No Raised ADHD Risk from Labor Rx
In the quest to find the cause of ADHD, anything a child is exposed to can be on the list of suspects. New evidence may mark one potential cause off that list.
Treating Toddlers with ADHD: Lacking Guidance
There are guidelines for treating children 4 years of age and older for ADHD, but no such guidelines exist for younger children. That lack of guidance hasn’t prevented the treatment of thousands of toddlers for ADHD.
Iron Levels in the Brain Might Signal ADHD in Youths
There has been a debate about ADHD and whether it's overdiagnosed. To date, there has not been an objective way to diagnose the condition, but new research may change that.
It Might Be More Than Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a neurological condition in which individuals experience seizures. But often children with epilepsy have other health concerns as well.
Skip the Smokes But Pass My Meds
The most common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are stimulants. Tobacco is also a stimulant, so would taking medication reduce smoking among those with ADHD?
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.