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Adjusting Your ADHD Treatment

Adjusting ADHD Treatments: Dosing and Medication Changes to Alleviate Side Effects

Better ADHD treatments sometimes mean changing attention deficit medication or dosages to minimize side effects in children and adults who suffer sleeplessness, lack of appetite, weight loss, and more.

Adjusting ADHD Treatments to Minimize Side Effects

 
When to Fire Your Doctor

When to Fire Your Doctor

The doctor who treats your child's ADHD symptoms should be thorough, knowledgeable about attention deficit disorder, and personable. How does your family’s doctor stack up? more»

 
ADHD Medication: Say No to Side Effects

ADHD Medication: Say No to Side Effects

Find the right ADHD medication for you or your child with attention deficit -- one without unpleasant side effects like sleeplessness, tics, or lack of appetite. more»

 
 
Tweaking ADHD Treatments and Changing Medications When a Child's Behavior Worsens

Tweaking ADHD Treatments and Changing Medications When a Child's Behavior Worsens

Fine-tuning ADHD treatments by changing medications or dosages may be the solution when your child's behavior takes a turn for the worse. more»

 
The ABC's of ADHD Medication: Attention Deficit Treatment Advice

The ABC's of ADHD Medication: Attention Deficit Treatment Advice

Five rules for using ADHD medication to safely and effectively treat symptoms of attention deficit disorder. more»

 
Alternative ADHD Treatment Report

Free ADDitude Report: Alternative ADHD Treatment

ADHD doctors and researchers explain the benefits and risks of alternative ADHD treatments: behavior therapy, neurofeedback, working-memory treatment, nutrition, and omega-3 fatty acids. more»

 
A Healthy Appetite for ADHD Children

A Healthy Appetite for ADHD Children

ADD medications can trigger appetite and weight loss in children. Why it's critical for parents to adjust schedules, dosages or prescriptions to find a solution. more»

 
ADHD Meds: What's the Right Dose?

ADHD Meds: What's the Right Dose?

Dr. Larry Silver explains how long it should take for a stimulant medication to begin relieving symptoms of ADHD. more»

 
How to Manage Side Effects in ADHD Kids

How to Manage Side Effects in ADHD Kids

Six common stimulant side effects and the strategies that can help alleviate them. more»

 
ADHD Meds: The Appropriate Dose

ADHD Meds: The Appropriate Dose

Dr. Larry Silver explains how doctors determine the right dosage of ADHD medication for children, and what side effects to look out for. more»

 
ADHD Drug Treatments: Managing Multiple Medications

ADHD Drug Treatments: Managing Multiple Medications

Treating ADHD and a comorbid condition like depression or bipolar disorder may require more than one medication. more»

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