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A New Affordable Therapy for ADD/ADHD
All the research over the past 40 years shows clearly that EEG biofeedback training (aka Neurofeedback or Neurotherapy training) is by far the most effective therapy for ADD/ADHD with a "cure" rate of 85% or greater. However, at an average cost of $...
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Modern Treatment Options for ADHD and ADD
by columbo.ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can affect both children and adults although it has become increasingly more associated with children. For individuals with ADHD, controlling behavior and focusing is near impossible. Today, experts ...
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What the Differences are Between ADD and ADHD
by randyz116.Many people do not typically understand much about the complex manner of Attention Deficit Disorder. While the disorder is based on many physiological things, it carries a great deal of other ramifications. Many people do not really understand the di...
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What Type Of ADHD Treatment Is The Best?
by simmons1085.ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and it is a chronic condition that can have a great impact on a child if a child does not get help, or if the right ADHD treatment is not prescribed. Some of the most common symptoms of ADHD ar...
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ADD and ADHD FAQ
by randyz116.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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Prescribed Treatments for ADHD
by infoserv.Once you have been diagnosed with ADHD by a mental health professional, the next step that your doctor will recommend will be medication treatment. Medication can significantly reduce your symptoms pertaining to ADHD, and it can make your life much e...
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Learning Disabilities Associated with ADHD
by infoserv.It is very common to have a learning disability along with ADHD. In fact, research shows that thirty percent of people with ADHD also have a learning disability. Beyond learning disabilities, over fifty percent of individuals with ADHD have some ot...
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ADHD in Adults
by infoserv.For many years, ADHD was thought to be a child disorder, and more specifically a disorder only found in young boys. But with medical technology and research evolving, it has been found that many children with ADD do not grow out of it when they becom...
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Secondary Symptoms of ADHD
by infoserv.There are many secondary symptoms of ADHD that occur in almost all kids and adults who have the disorder. Disorganization is one symptom that can be highly problematic in school, the professional work place and at home. All individuals with ADD, in...
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Myths Surrounding ADHD
by infoserv.There are many myths that surround Attention Deficit Disorder, and sadly they are believed by many unsuspecting people who know nothing about the disorder. A lot of these myths have developed from years and years of medical professionals diagnosing ...
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The Route to ADHD Diagnosis
by infoserv.There are a few ways to getting diagnosed with ADHD, and I believe some are more effective and accurate than others. The most effective way to get tested, in my opinion, is by a psychologist or psychiatrist trained in ADD and learning disabilities. ...
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Over the Counter Treatments for ADHD
by infoserv.There are a million and one herbal and natural remedies out there, and some of them can be helpful. The key to finding helpful remedies for whatever ails you is to research, investigate and be smart about what you buy and put into your body. With AD...
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How To Recognize the Symptoms of ADHD
by infoserv.An ADHD diagnosis is not formal until formal tests have been given by a licensed psychologist or other mental health professional. Unfortunately, these days school teachers are the ones making the diagnosis when they usually have no qualifications t...
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Caring for a Child with ADHD - What do Parents Need to Know
by infoserv.It can be extremely difficult for the entire family to raise a child with ADHD. But learning specific parenting skills in relation to ADHD is extremely important for the health of the child as well as the relationship between child and parent. One th...
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ADHD Combined Type Disorder
by infoserv.This type of ADHD has six or more symptoms listed in the DSM-IV for Psychiatric disorders in both hyperactivity and inattention. This is the most severe type of ADHD, and it is the most difficult to treat. You will need to spend alot of extra time w...
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History of ADHD
by infoserv.In this day and age, you would think that ADHD has been around forever. The disorder itself has been around for quite some time, but it was only recently that it was given the name Attention Deficit Disorder. Before that, the disorder had various na...
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ADHD in Teens
by infoserv.Raising teens in general can be difficult, but raising an adolescent with ADHD can be quite the task. This is because teens with ADHD are less emotionally mature than their peers. That means they are still going through the mental, physical and emo...
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ADHD Without Hyperactivity
by infoserv.Individuals diagnosed with ADHD without hyperactivity, or inattentive ADHD, are people who tend to drift and float on the edges of an environment. People who suffer from this problem do not have problems with hyperactivity, but instead have trouble ...
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What is ADHD
by infoserv.ADHD is a neurobiological disorder located in the prefrontal cortex, and it is also a type of brain wiring different than the general population. It can be considered a disorder and a gift, and it affects all areas of functioning to a degree. But th...
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Primary Symptoms of ADHD
by infoserv.The primary symptoms of ADHD are hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention. In normal children, these symptoms can appear in low levels. But in children with ADD, these problems will be severe and happen over and over again for a long period of tim...
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Age When ADHD is Diagnosed
by infoserv.Some parents notice signs of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity in their kids before they even start school. The child may not be able to sit still for very long or pay attention to games or television. But just because a parent thinks the...
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Counseling and ADHD
by infoserv.When it comes to counseling and ADHD, anything is better than nothing. Some courses of treatment will most likely be more helpful than others, but talking about one's problems will help ease the feelings of being alone that ADDers tend to have. All...
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School and a Child with ADHD
by infoserv.What teacher an ADHD child has is critical to their success in school. As a parent, you want to research what teacher your child will have to see what their background is. You want a teacher who understands the disorder or who is willing to learn abo...
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Myths About Adult ADHD
by infoserv.Myth #1: It is not possible to accurately diagnose ADD and ADHD in adults. It is true that there is no single test that will diagnose this disorder, but there very clear and formal documented symptoms in the DSM-IV. These documented symptoms, listed...
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ADHD with Hyperactivity
by infoserv.ADHD with Hyperactivity/Impulsivity is what most people think of when it comes to attention deficit disorder. The sufferer is restless, hyper, impulsive, disorganized, very distractible and has a lot of trouble focusing. These are the children that...
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