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ADHD Improved With Sleep
by Julian Hall. US research found that children suffering from behavioural disorders such as ADHD, who have their tonsils removed experience improvement in their condition. The research followed 78 children aged 5-18 who were scheduled to have a adenotonsillectomy,...
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Answers Frequently Asked Questions About ADD & ADHD
by Randy Zakowski. ADD and ADHD is a disorder within the prefrontal cortex. It is believed that the brain wiring differs from other people. Many people view ADD as both a gift and a disorder, having a direct effect on all human functions. However, it mainly affects the...
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Treatments for Adhd
by Juliet Cohen. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that becomes apparent in some children in the preschool and early school years. According to a majority of medical research in the United States, as well as other countries. It is estimat...
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New Program Helps Children With Adhd Learn to Read
by Silvester Thompson. According to a study by the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 7.5 percent of children are diagnosed with ADHD by age 19. Those affected by the disorder are more likely to experience learning problems in areas such as reading and wri...
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Controversial ADHD Medications
by Gaetane Ross. The controversy of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD is loaded with implications in the field of medicine. In the past, many children who were disruptive or loud were considered both difficult to discipline and undeserving of attention...
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ADHD & Children Who Can’t Pay Attention from Illinois
by Mike Shery. Have you ever been distressed because you have received a note from school saying that your kid will not listen or causes trouble in class? You are not alone. Parents receive these kind of notes every day. One frequent cause of this kind of behavio...
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How ADD Differs From ADHD
by Tony Sinclair. Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD is a very complicated, and time and again misinterpreted, disorder. Its beginning is physiological, but it can have a multitude of consequences that come with it. That aside, how do we differentiate between ADHD and ...
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ADD / ADHD -- 5 Tips for Job Effectiveness
by Tony Sinclair. For a lot of people with ADD, work life can be complex. If your operational surroundings are not ADD responsive, then you may well find yourself feeling constantly disordered and hassled out at work. Whether or not you disclose your diagnosis to your...
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Adhd Symptoms
by Sheryl Polomka. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ( previously known as ADD or ADHD) as a disease is rapidly gaining ground. The number of people suffering from this disease, especially children and youngsters is rising rapidly. Some medical praticitioners i...
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Adult ADHD? Confessions of a Former Hacker
by Tellman Knudson. Made you blink, didn't I? Yes, it's true. I have Adult ADHD and was trained as a professional (now "former") hacker. I have to admit, it was a great occupation for someone with ADHD symptoms--never boring. The true definition of a hacker is one who t...
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Strattera, the New ADHD Medication
by Jeannine Virtue. The newest ADHD medication Strattera (atomoxetine) is expected to hit the pharmacy shelves this month to much ado. What separates Strattera (atomoxetine) from the rest of the ADHD medications pack is that Strattera (atomoxetine) is the first non-stim...
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ADD / ADHD Children : Being Your Childs Best Friend
by Kate Hufstetler. Do you live with an ADD / ADHD child? If so-- my hat is off to you! ADD / ADHD children are brilliant, full of energy, smart as a whip (as grandma says), and tons of work. They are also the rising sun and the setting star: meaning much of life revolv...
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Is ADHD a Real Disease?
by Joel Turtel. In other words, many children diagnosed with ADHD may simply be bright, normal kids, full of energy and bored out of their minds sitting in public-school classrooms.In his testimony to the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee, Bruce Wiseman...
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Mabel Retires with ADHD
by Sarah Jane Keyser. "Why, Mabel you're early!""No I'm not, Helen. I'm right on time. We agreed to meet at 10:00 and it's just 10:00 by my watch now.""Yes, I know, but you're always late, Mabel. I didn't expect you for another 15 or 20 minutes.""Never again because my bi...
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A Pediatrician on Helping your Kid with ADD/ ADHD
by Alvaro Fernandez. Copyright (c) 2007 SharpBrainsToday we interview Dr. Arthur Lavin, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Case Western School of Medicine, pediatrician in private practice, and one of the first providers of a Working Memory Training program fo...
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Coaching the ADHD Brain
by Sarah Jane Keyser. The pill and then the skill. If you are serious about changing your life, medication alone may not be sufficient. Why? If you are an adult who has grown up with an under functioning brain you probably have a distorted negative perception of yourself ...
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Adult ADHD Symptoms:Two Sides to Focus
by Tellman Knudson. One person’s focus is another person’s distraction, and you really need to take this into consideration when you’re talking about being able to focus, or not focus, with Adult ADHD symptoms.There are really two sides to focus with Adult ADHD, a...
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Adult ADHD: Finish That Project!
by Tellman Knudson. Ok, so you've got Adult ADHD, and you've got this unfinished project. Or more probably, several unfinished projects! And you only have about 10-25% left to do to finish it...but you just can't seem to do it. What can you do?First of all, you've got t...
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Adult ADHD & Information Overload: Focus!
by Tellman Knudson. When it comes to Adult ADHD and making choices about what to focus on, information overload can be a big problem for people with Adult ADHD--because we have a harder time tuning anything out.Here is a question Stephanie and I get asked a lot when we'...
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Adult ADHD - What is Adult ADHD Really
by Greg Frost. Whilst ADHD seems tobe a condition that afflicts children mainly, it also occurs in a minority ofadults. These individuals are usually highly intelligent, and it can be afrustrating and disheartening experience for them. ADHD is able to strike inthes...
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Adults with ADHD: Do You Need an Attitude Adjustment?
by Jennifer Koretsky. Copyright (c) 2008 Jennifer KoretskyI hate to say it, but a lot of adults with AD/HD have an attitude problem. Many of us are negative thinkers with low self-esteem.It's understandable; life with AD/HD can have us feeling bad for being so "different"...
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Grandma Has Adhd Too
by Sarah Jane Keyser. I was 57 when I found a name for what made my life different. I discovered Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) reading "Shadow Syndromes" by Dr. John Ratey. His description of the Inattentive type of ADHD was a revelation. I went "Wow! Th...
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Children With Adhd - Recognizing Early Signs of Adhd in Children
by Debra Sale Wendler. You will know your child is difficult before he is two years old, especially if you have other children. He exhausts you. He cannot sit still, does not listen to instructions, and gets in trouble constantly. A former foster mother of 36 children with...
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Parenting Children With Adhd your Childs Future
by Debra Sale Wendler. Your child has ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). He is impulsive, hyperactive, and temperamental because he does not have the frontal lobe ability to monitor his behavior. He has low self-esteem because he is constantly being corrected...
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Why Other Children are Rejecting Your ADHD Child
by Anthony Kane Md. Why Other Children are Rejecting Your ADHD Childby Anthony Kane MD IntroductionDeveloping healthy peer relationships is critical for the normal development of a child. Peer relationships have been found to be an important predictor of positive adult ...
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