Thursday, August 27, 2015

Does chocolate make kids hyperactive? Confronting myths of ADHD - KCBD-TV


Does chocolate make kids hyperactive? Confronting myths of ADHD
KCBD-TV
The National Institute of Mental Health estimates ADHD occurs in 3 to 5 percent of preschool and school-aged children. That would be an average of 1 in every class of 25 or 30 students. Dr. Tammy Camp, a pediatrician and Texas Tech Physician, says this ...

First stimulant for ADHD in adults gets UK launch - PharmaTimes


First stimulant for ADHD in adults gets UK launch
PharmaTimes
Shire says that, unlike other treatments currently available for ADHD in adults, the prodrug technology of Elvanse Adult means that the inactive molecule is gradually converted in the blood, making the active part of the medicine, d-amfetamine (d-AMF), ...

A mess: PLOS mistakenly publishes rejected ADHD-herbicide paper, retracts it - Genetic Literacy Project


A mess: PLOS mistakenly publishes rejected ADHD-herbicide paper, retracts it
Genetic Literacy Project
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. PLOS One has retracted a paper that links the most commonly used herbicide (glyphosate) to ADHD, after it was “published in error.” According to ...

Medford chiropractic office to host workshop on natural remedies for ADHD - South Jersey Local News


Medford chiropractic office to host workshop on natural remedies for ADHD
South Jersey Local News
There are millions of people who have been diagnosed with ADHD, and that number continues to rise each year, according to office manager Sandy Wunsch, who coordinated the workshop for Main Street Chiropractic. The workshop will look at the how often ...

But First … - San Diego Free Press


But First …
San Diego Free Press
I seemed to have my ADHD “managed” until recently and the suggestion that age could be an “activator” of this setback was upsetting, so I decided to do a little research on some of the things mentioned in the comments on my Facebook post. I wondered if ...

Center for Prevention plans ADHD workshop - The Sparta Independent


Center for Prevention plans ADHD workshop
The Sparta Independent
Dejaye Botkin, LPS, will offer a new look at the neurological effect of ADD/ADHD as well as symptoms, differential diagnoses, and new alternative treatment options. Participants will learn what is happening to the brain of a person struggling with ADD ...

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Mom's Advice for Teachers of ADHD Students - ADDitude (blog)


Mom's Advice for Teachers of ADHD Students
ADDitude (blog)
Jennifer Kampfe, this month's guest blogger, is a wife, a mom of five children, and an ADHD coach from Lincoln, Nebraska. She has a master's degree in music therapy from Radford University in Virginia. After having two sons diagnosed with ADHD, and ...