ADHD

WATCH: Boy with ADHD overwhelmed by Santa crowds - so Santa comes to him

This eight-year-old boy has never got to enjoy visiting Santa at Christmas - until this year.<p>William Murphy from County Wicklow has ADHD and …

News (Ireland)

How Having ADHD Can Impact Your Sex Life

Do you feel as though you desire sexual intimacy more frequently than your non-attention deficit hyperactivity disordered partner? Then again, if …

Psychology

Listen to “Your ADHD-Tested Weight-Loss Guide” with Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D.

<i>Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:</i> <br>Via Apple Podcasts | Via Stitcher<p>Listen to “Your ADHD-Tested Weight-Loss Guide” with …

Weight Loss

ADHD drug use in pregnancy increases risk of heart defects, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> The attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drug methylphenidate is associated with an increased risk of heart defects in infants whose mothers take the medication during pregnancy, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.<p>Specifically, the researchers found …

News

Mom believes Upstate NY school gave son wrong ADHD prescription on purpose

An Upstate New York mother is upset that her son was given the wrong prescription medication at his school, and thinks the school nurse may have done …

ADHD Meds During Pregnancy Appear To Have Low Risk Of Birth Defects

Taking stimulant medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during the first trimester of pregnancy is unlikely to cause major birth defects with one possible exception, suggests a new study.<p>Researchers found no increased risks for amphetamines medication, but they found a …

Pregnancy

Free ADHD Resource: Everyday Foods Filled with Omega-3s

12 Surprising Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids<p>Get this free list of 12 foods rich in this critical ADHD nutrient — plus, get more ADHD treatment …

Vitamins

Succeeding Well

… maybe<p>Over six years ago I started writing this blog. I’ve written three posts a week since the beginning. I’ve never published less than that, and …

Define

Me and My Shadow: Life with ADHD

One lesson I’ve learned: We ADHD folks are everywhere.<p>We’re the creative vice-president in the cubicle who, while you’re yelling at us for missing …

furious

Blame Your Bad Behavior On Your Parents: How ADHD, Obesity and Smoking Are Linked To Genes

For people who struggle to say "no" to another slice of pie or whose last cigarette is never quite their last, the fight may start in their genes. …

Molecular Biology

Why Teens Stop Trying — and Achieving — at School

Why Teens Opt Out Academically<p>Three main motivation problems tend to impede and shanghai teens’ academic achievement.<p><b>Teens are under immense pressure</b> …

The Brain

Peter Shankman Learned to Live With a Faster Brain From His ADHD

How to Tell if Someone Is Lying to You<p>02:11<p>We tried Tom Brady’s diet at a bar<p>04:47<p>Holiday stress? Chill out with these three apps<p>02:45<p>No escape: What it's really like to live and work 'Below Deck'<p>03:25<p>2 minutes with Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin<p>02:01<p>The Secret to Health and Happiness? …

Entertainment

Paternal SSRI usage correlates with increased ADHD rate in offspring

1. Paternal use of SSRIs before conception was associated with a slightly increased risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in …

Research

5 Ways Your Life Changes After You Are Diagnosed With ADHD

Most of the time ADHD is diagnosed in childhood, but there are also cases when it escapes from the doctor's attention. When you are eventually …

Self-improvement

Dating with ADHD: When do I tell a new partner about my health condition?

Every relationship has its questions of timing: How many dates do you go on before sex? When should you allow your date to pick up the check? How early is too early to tell him you have ADHD?<p>That last one isn’t a question for every new relationship. But it is for mine. The answer is usually: when …

Lifestyle

Inattentive Sleep, Hyperactive Sleep

In my last post, I talked about some sleep issues I’ve had, and the topic of ADHD and sleep problems in general. To tell you the truth, I hadn’t …

Sleep

Calm Waters

Booooooring!<p>To the casual observer, it may look like “calm waters” is the last phrase you’d use to describe someone with ADHD.<p>But I want to tell you …

Daredevils

Shining a light on ADHD: Enniskillen mum says daughter was lost in transition between child and adult services

The mother of a young woman who was told by a teacher that her ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) was a “disease” wants to see more educational …

Northern Ireland

A Patient's Guide to ADHD | Patient Advice | US News

There probably isn’t a parent on the planet who hasn’t wondered whether his or her young child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, best …

Health

ADHD: The attention question

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioural disorder that is more common than we think, with one in sixty children at risk, …

On the Importance of Screening for ADHD in Patients With Fibromyalgia

December 08, 2017<p>Share this content:<p>The impact of fibromyalgia syndrome was assessed using the Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire.<p>Adult …

Fibromyalgia

Awake With ADHD

Shouldn’t you be asleep right now? Yes, but..<p>Yes, but I’m not tired.<p>Yes, but my brain has made clear its preference for remaining awake.<p>Yes, I was …

Sleep

ADD Symptoms Vs. ADHD Symptoms: What’s the Difference?

<b>Q: What’s the Difference Between ADD and ADHD?</b><p>A: The term ADD is commonly used to describe what doctors call ADHD, Predominantly Inattentive Type. …

Stereotypes

Slow Down

Fast & frequent …I’m always busy, though sometimes it doesn’t look like it.Well, it looks like it, but it doesn’t look productive.Okay, sometimes it …

Mindfulness

Move Forward After a Diagnosis By Envisioning Your New Life

Part of the grief process for an individual diagnosed with ADHD as an adult is to reshape lost dreams and create a new vision for moving forward now …

Fashion (India)

Akili Achieves Primary Efficacy Endpoint in ADHD Trial

Eddie Martucci, PhD<p>Boston-based Akili Interactive has announced top-line results from the STARS-ADHD pivotal study of its investigational digital …

Medicine

Save Your ADHD Relationship For Good This Time!

ADHD can have a dramatic effect on any relationship if the appropriate strategies are not implemented. There’s several underlying reasons behind why …

Relationships

Fluoridation is not linked to ADHD

An article just published in the British Dental Journal by New Zealand researcher Dr Ken Perrott highlights flaws in a 2015 research paper, widely …

Research

New University of Calgary program aims to help students with ADHD

High school senior Brett Magdee admits his upcoming move to university is both exciting and nerve-racking.<p>“This school is based on each individual …

Education

New program aims to ease transition to university life for UCalgary students with ADHD

Drink plenty of water, eat your veggies, rest for eight hours, and get your flu shot every year. These are a few of the proactive measures we take to …