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Freeing the Mind to Focus
The Adderall / Focalin  question has long faced newly diagnosed ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) patients and their parents. So can science, with the precision of its methods and the weight of its authority, decide the matter?
The ADHD Difference
Although many consider the recent rise in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder to be suspect, the unique brain chemistry of ADHD patients suggests evidence to the contrary.
ADHD Defects and Differences
As ADHD becomes a commonplace acronym in our society, how many people are aware that the disorder affects patients differently? 
TGIF Differs in ADHD
As readers digest this article, someone else in the world takes in a social drink with thoughts of relaxation. Unfortunately for those with ADHD, such a drink could have erratic cognitive consequences,
Genetics and Age Change Attention Disorders
So what exactly is ADHD? And what, if anything, is the difference between ADHD in childhood and ADHD in adulthood?
Sleep and ADHD
After a night of fitful sleep concentration isn’t always the easiest. In a recent study researchers looked at the relationship between Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and impaired sleep. 
The Hyperactive Cranium
With the unique nature of mental disorders, parents may find it hard to believe that their child suffers, especially when their primary symptoms are adolescent behavior. Science is here to help in the case of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), explaining to parents that their child's brain just works differently.
Meeting the Challenge of Adult ADHD
James Carville, Sir Richard Branson, Michael Phelps, Howie Mandel…what do these famous people have in common? They all have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
ADHD Guideline Changes Provide Flexibility in Diagnosis
As the US diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases and treatment options expand, the US prioritization of diagnosis is rising on the everyday pediatrician’s watch list. A recent change in policy allows doctors to identify and treat children more effectively even before they enter kindergarten and until they are ready for college.
Hold the Hyper, Keep the Heart
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) frequently read warnings on their medication bottles instructing them to avoid usage if they have structural heart problems or another pre-existing heart condition.