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How Teens Struggling With ADHD Make Bad Choices

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How Teens Struggling With ADHD Make Bad Choices

If you’re an adult you’ve already traveled that hard path of adolescence. But what if you added ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) to that already confusing and troubling state? We’ve all had a day where we are distracted, bored, can’t focus on any one activity, can’t quite settle down to read something or take care…

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ADHD Diagnosis In Children: Accurate Or Out Of Control?

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ADHD Diagnosis In Children: Accurate Or Out Of Control?

Over the last ten years, the number of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the United States has grown at an outrageous rate. Is this a result of more children legitimately suffering from the disease or an over-diagnoses from the medical industry? As reported in the New York Times, the Center for…

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Yoga May Have a Significant Positive Effect on Our Psychological Health

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Yoga May Have a Significant Positive Effect on Our Psychological Health

The human mind has enormous potential but unfortunately only a very few among the human race know how to utilize these capabilities. One tested and trusted practice that has been used for many years to establish a connection between the mind and the soul is Yoga. It is a very ancient Indian practice which is…

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Social Symptoms of Adult ADHD

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Social Symptoms of Adult ADHD

If you are suffering from Adult ADHD, you have probably noticed that you have a difficult time in work the same way a child has difficulty in school. Managing tasks, focusing on assignments, and learning to pay attention are all concrete abilities that can seem impossible if you have an ADHD mind. But how does…

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ADHD and Diet: Tips to Help Manage Your Child’s Symptoms through Nutrition

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ADHD and Diet: Tips to Help Manage Your Child's Symptoms through Nutrition

Children suffering from ADHD can face a lot of hurdles in their young lives, as can the parents of said children. While the symptoms of this condition can adversely affect all areas of a child’s life, they are particularly troublesome when it comes to academic performance—poor retention of information, forgotten homework assignments, subpar grades. Medications…

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Meditation and ADHD

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Meditation and ADHD

When we hear the term ADHD, we often think of hyperactive, easily distracted children; but, the reality is, symptoms of the condition can last into adulthood where they can cause a whole new set of problems for a person bogged down with important responsibilities, both personal and professional. Forgetfulness, disorganization and poor use of time…

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Assistive Technology to Help ADHD Students

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Assistive Technology to Help ADHD Students

This is a small gadget similar to a pager. It functions by sending vibrations or beeping alarms at programmed intervals or duration to help the student keep track of his or her task deadline. This technology assistive tool may be programmed for a specific time, say 10 minutes, for the students to work on a…

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Treating ADD/ADHD Without Using Pills

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Treating ADD/ADHD Without Using Pills

ADD/ADHD Perscriptions Doctors are eager to prescribe medications for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) common in children and adults. These medications may help to reduce hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattentiveness in children as well as adults who struggle with the disorder. There are many side effects and adverse reactions to accompany these medications. It’s important to consider…

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