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ADHD

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Top ADHD Articles

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  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Children diagnosed with ADHD may continue to have symptoms into adulthood

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our son was diagnosed at the age of 9 with ADHD. He's now 13 and doing well but is still on medication. Will he need to continue taking the medication until adulthood, or do children usually outgrow the condition as they mature? ANSWER:...
  • Orioles LHP Troy Patton suspended 25 games without pay for amphetamine use

    Orioles LHP Troy Patton suspended 25 games without pay for amphetamine use
    Orioles left-hander Troy Patton said he took an Adderall pill four days before this past season ended as a temporary fix to improve focus and then was tested for banned substances the next day. On Friday, Major League Baseball announced that Patton...
  • Chris Brown depressed before violent meltdown, officials say

    Chris Brown depressed before violent meltdown, officials say
    Chris Brown has attention deficit disorder and suffered from depression earlier this year when a judge gave him another 1,000 hours of community labor, according to his latest probation report. The R&B singer, on probation for a 2009 felony assault on...
  • ADHD, texting and driving: A deadly mix

    When it comes to driving, teenagers have a lot of factors working against them: inexperience, impulsiveness, the challenge of navigating their complex social and emotional lives and the road at the same time. Add to that the compulsion to text friends and...
  • Avoid being communication scapegoat

    Q. I've noticed this last year that everyone around me seems to have developed Attention Deficit Disorder. I send emails, make phone calls and have personal conversations, and people don't remember or they misunderstand. Then they blame me! Is there a...
  • Sleep hygiene key to restful nights for kids with ADHD

    Q: My child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and it's been hard for him to get to sleep. What can we do? A: Sleep problems may affect up to half of children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)....
  • So-called 'good grades pill' an unnecessary and potentially harmful stimulant

    http://www.kidsdr.com There's a lot of pressure placed on students to succeed, and many of them are turning to what teens call the "good grades pill." What is it? One of the prescription stimulants commonly prescribed to treat children with Attention...
  • Ellicott City

    ADHD support Support group for families and friends of persons suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road. Information: 410-313-1400. Youth basketball...
  • Ravens CB Asa Jackson suspended eight games for violating NFL drug policy

    Ravens CB Asa Jackson suspended eight games for violating NFL drug policy
    Ravens reserve cornerback Asa Jackson has been suspended without pay for eight games for his second violation of the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Jackson served a four-game suspension as a rookie last year. Both suspensions stem...
  • Wider ADHD definition risks unnecessary medication, say experts

    Wider ADHD definition risks unnecessary medication, say experts
    LONDON (Reuters) - A wider definition of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is causing inappropriate diagnosis and unnecessary and possibly harmful medical treatment costing up to $500 million in the United States alone, scientists said on...
  • Hiperactividad: Lo que los padres deben saber

    Hiperactividad: Lo que los padres deben saber
    Es una lástima que cada vez más niños en Estados Unidos estén siendo diagnosticados con el Transtorno por el Déficit de Atención e Hiperactividad (TDAH o conocido como ADHD, por sus siglas en inglés). Hay mucha polémica en torno a esto y es porque el...