Category «ADHD»

6 Surprising Diseases Linked To Depression

Feeling down is a natural reaction to health struggles. But depressionmay also be an early warning sign of impending illness. One example: a new study from the journal Neurology finds people with depression may be at greater risk for Parkinson’s disease. Compared to people without clinical depression, those diagnosed with the mental illness are more …

What Are the Three Types of ADHD?

What Is ADHD? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder that mainly affects children, but can also affect adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the term neurobehavioral refers to “the way the brain affects emotion, behavior, and learning.” ADHD is a lifelong challenge, but medication and other treatment options …

ADHD Symptoms

The core symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) include inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Difficulties with concentration, mental focus, and inhibition of impulses and behaviors are chronic and pervasive and impair an individual’s daily functioning across various settings — home, school or work, and in relationships with others. Symptoms of ADHD are typically seen early in …

List of 15 Common ADHD Medications

See a comprehensive list of medications and medication types. Part 1 of 4: Overview Treating Attention Deficit Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder. It causes a range of difficulties including: problems concentrating forgetfulness hyperactivity inability to finish tasks Doctors often prescribe medications to decrease ADHD symptoms. Just as every case differs, not …

List of 15 Common ADHD Medications of 2015

See a comprehensive list of medications and medication types. Part 1 of 4: Overview Treating Attention Deficit Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder. It causes a range of difficulties including: problems concentrating forgetfulness hyperactivity inability to finish tasks Doctors often prescribe medications to decrease ADHD symptoms. Just as every case differs, not …

Managing the Side Effects of ADHD Drugs in Children

Stimulant drugs are the most common medicines prescribed for children with ADHD. They’re the best, quickest and safest ADHD treatment. Like all drugs, however, they have some side effects. The most common ADHD drug side effects are: Decreased appetite Sleep problems Irritability Anxiety Elevated blood pressure Learning how to deal with these side effects gives …

Top 10 Best ADHD/ADD iPhone and Android Apps of 2015

Do you struggle to pay attention at work? Is your child often caught daydreaming in the classroom? Inattention and trouble focusing are among the hallmarks of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a condition that can make it harder for you or your child to get things done. ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental …

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