“Our pediatrician now requires my four ADHD sons to have their blood pressure, heart rate, and weight screened every three months. It’s hard to schedule so many appointments. Is this really necessary?”
Video Game and TV-Hours Linked to Attention Problems According to a study published in Pediatrics this week, video game and television exposure may contribute to developing attention problems. The researchers followed 1,300 school-age kids who logged video game and TV-watching hours and then asked their teachers about classroom behavior. Kids who spent more than two […]
My daughter, Natalie, takes several medications for her attention deficit (ADHD) symptoms and other comorbid conditions. Several recent mix-ups about her treatment — with positive behavioral results — have led us to reconsider medication dosage.
If you’re looking for an alternative way to treat ADHD symptoms like anxiety, hyperactivity, and sleeplessness, hypnotherapy could be the answer.
Is bipolar disorder more common in children with ADHD? Find out how the right diagnosis can improve treatment for your child with ADD.
Guidelines to follow if your child needs a dose of ADHD medication during the school day.
Study Finds Placebos Paired with Lower Dosage of Meds Produce Same Results as Regular Stimulants for ADHD Kids A new study published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics reports that using half a dose of prescription medication, supplemented with a placebo, to treat patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) produced the same […]
With the help of an ADHD coach, 16-year-old David Webber turned his plummeting grades around and improved his school life.
ADHD medicine can dull your child’s interest in food. Learn to make the most of timing (and nourish every growth spurt!) with these expert tips on creating a medication schedule.
“How can I monitor and limit my high-school student’s gaming and social-media use when he’s supposed to be on the computer completing homework?”