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.
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.
ADHD Doubles the Risk of Injury for Schoolchildren
Serious injuries are serious business among children; they are the leading cause of death among American youth, killing more 11-year-old kids in the United States than all other causes combined.
Kids Need Green Time
Kids will be kids inside or outside. Even kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder need some play time. Let them feel the grass between their toes, you’ll be glad you did.
Getting Your Bell Rung
With football season in full swing, it's time to get reacquainted with concussions: what to expect, how to treat and when to return to action.
Missing the Mark with ADHD Kids
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) usually struggle with behavior that is impulsive and overactive, or difficulty keeping their attention focused, or both.
Special Needs Kids Bullied & Isolated
Kids with special needs are struggling in the classroom, far more than their peers. Kids with special needs feel more isolated, are the victims of bullying at far greater rates, and are less motivated to do well academically.