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By Learning Success | The latest news and science about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Having ADHD nothing to be ashamed of says Pasadena man

Carson Smith recently found out he has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).<p>©Western Star file photo<p>The word is “random.”<br>Now the …

Smokers with Acute Hyperactive ADHD May Respond Better to Smoking Cessation Aids

<i>August 25, 2017</i><p>Decades of research indicate that adults with ADHD are more likely to smoke cigarettes and suffer from nicotine use disorder (NUD) …

ADHD and what you should know

More than six million children in America have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to the CDC’s Parent …

What is the Key to a Good Relationship Between ADHD and Non-ADHD Partners?

<i>ADDitude</i> asked: What is the key to a good relationship between ADHD and non-ADHD partners?<p><b>It’s unconditional love</b>. My partner is open to doing things …

New Evidence: Omega-3s Improve Attention, Hyperactivity, Cognitive Function

<i>August 23, 2017</i><p>Data from ten clinical trials indicates that an omega-3 regimen can significantly boost attention, cognition, and other ADHD-related …

How Embracing My ADHD Makes Me a Better Entrepreneur

This founder doesn't let his condition hold him back. In fact, it just might be a superpower.<p>Many people wish they had superhuman powers to deal with life's problems. When you’re an entrepreneur, focus and concentration are seen as critical to success. So, if like me, you have ADHD, it can seem …

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What I learned from having a child with ADHD

<b>It’s all well and good to make light about wishing you had energy.</b><p>11 gifts all new parents really need but never think to ask for<p>But can you imagine …

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Why You Should Skip Adderall as a Study Drug

Popping an ADHD pill like Adderall or Ritalin to enhance your studying and boost grades might sound tempting. But you could be risking serious …

How Peter Shankman's ADHD Is the Engine to His Success

What happens when you combine the power of ADHD with the desire to change the world? You become a public relations all-star who knows everything …

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Many adults with ADHD are highly creative and functional individuals

<b>ATTENTION deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has long carried the stigma of the wriggling, naughty child who can’t sit still.</b><p>Experts now agree, …

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Is Supernus Becoming The Leader In ADHD Non-Stimulants?

The non-stimulant ADHD market is smaller than the stimulant market, but has not had a new compound in several years.<p>Several promising candidates have …

12 Brain-Building Food Rules

Food rarely comes up when we talk about the mind and brain, even though what you eat determines how effectively your brain operates. It is so obvious …

Schizophrenia in children: What you need to know

Childhood schizophrenia is a severe but rare mental illness that causes a child to interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia affects behaviors, …

VERIFY: Did Sen. Isakson blame Attention Deficit Disorder on parents?

WXIA<p>US Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA)<p>US Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) less<p>KENNESAW, Ga. -- A U.S. senator is under fire, Thursday night, as parents on …

Is Your Child’s Treatment the Total Package?

I completed my training in General Psychiatry, followed by training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, in the mid-1960s. My medical specialty was a …

Free Checklist: Common Executive Function Challenges — and Solutions

Executive Function Worksheet<p>Are executive function challenges holding back your child in school? Share this checklist of interventions with your …

Specialized releases stunning film on how cycling can tackle ADHD

Specialized, via its charitible arm the Specialized Foundation – has produced a stunning new video on how riding bikes can alleviate the symptoms of …

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Week in Tech: Mavic support continues, Silca pumps, and more

Here’s the Week in Tech — all the gear news, tips, and announcements you need and none of the marketing gibberish you don’t.‘Saint Bernard’ of the …

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Adderall might improve your test scores – but so could a placebo

Some students take ADHD drugs to improve their academic performance. A trial suggests Adderall can work in this way, but it’s largely due to the …

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Anti-doping efforts still in their infancy in eSports

Not unlike their counterparts with many "real" sports, eSports officials are involved in a growing battle against doping. However, it seems there is …

A parent’s guide to ADHD

Guilt – every day Sara feels guilty. Her friends and relatives believe that she isn’t a good mother. They say that as a working mom she doesn’t give …

The Popularity Of Fidget Spinners Shows How Schools Have Failed

Anyone paying even the slightest bit of attention has noticed the newest trend plaguing parents and teachers: fidget spinners. The three-pronged, …

Dog shows signs of short-term memory loss

<b>Dear Dr. Fox:</b><p>I have a 4-year-old dog, and she has always had problems with short-term memory.<p>When friends come over, she greets them, but if they get out of her line of sight and then appear a few minutes later, she barks and acts startled. It is as though her brain is wondering, “How did this nice …

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7 iPhone Apps that Help Me with my ADHD

You might think the iPhone is a big distraction, but with the right apps it helps me stay on target.<p>In 2011, my sophomore year of college, I was about to change my major for a third time and had just been put on academic probation. I had been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …

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My Favorite Things About ADHD

There is such a negative connotation about ADHD. Most people only see and think about the negatives. Parents dread the thought of their child …

ADHD – A Day in the life "Dad – Dinner"

Series of short films aimed at raising awareness around the symptoms of ADHD as part of an online campaign.<p>Filmed and directed by Michael …

Improve knowledge about adult ADHD

29 Jun 2017<p><b>A monthly workshop on Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among adults is taking place at Library at The Dock.</b><p>On the second …

This Scientist Is Studying How ADHD Can Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

Embracing neurodiversity can be a key to business success.<p>Keith Lemer remembers being a third-year student at Syracuse University’s Business school when his professor handed him a 700-page textbook that, to Lemer’s mind, looked like it would take a lifetime to get through. He’d wanted to read the …

6 Weird Quirks of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs (and Why They Work)

What makes you weird also makes you wonderful, especially in business.<p>Entrepreneurs are a quirky bunch. Bill Gates sits in a rocking chair in meetings because the motion helps him think. Steve Jobs only wore turtlenecks in a hair-brained attempt to enforce a company-wide uniform at Apple. Warren …

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