05Aug

If you have a child, regardless of whether or not they have ADHD, you will likely hear the question, “Can I have a pet?” Chances are if your child is of a certain age you might have heard this question already.  Many parents may dread that question, a household…

ADHD, Symptoms, Warning Signs, Youth, Preschool
02Aug
Pregnancy and ADHD
19Jul

While the academic community has yet to reach a definitive conclusion with respect to what causes ADHD, there is a relative consensus on risk factors for the condition. These factors include genetics, epigenetics, and environment, but medical experts have recently added the length of a pregnancy to the list.

Breastfeeding and ADHD Research.
13Jul

After years or declining rates of breastfeeding, the last decade has seen a reversal of this trend. More and more mothers are following recommendations and breastfeeding exclusively for at least 6 months. Breastfeeding yields benefits not just for the infant, but for the mother as well.

Breastfeeding, ADHD, Risk, ADD
17May

A team of researchers from the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University has just published a paper on the role breastfeeding plays in the development of a child’s ADHD in later life. The research itself was designed to examine this relationship and their finding clearly indicate that periods…

ADHD, Breakfast, Nutrition, ADD
14May

The saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day is no understatement as it turns out. New research lead by Dr. Jianghong Liu, an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing revealed that children who consistently eat breakfast also scored higher IQ tests….

Kids, ADHD, Playing
13May

As you may recall from our earlier article citing the benefits of exercise on ADHD, maintaining active lifestyle for a child with ADHD can be very helpful in managing symptoms. These benefits have been further expanded based on a new study by Silia Martikinen of the University of Helsinki,…

ADHD, ADD, Kids, TV, Television, iPhone, App, Treatment
05Mar

Many parents and educators are often heard citing that kids watch too much TV and that it isn’t good for them. As it turns out, they are right! As it turns out, a study has confirmed that early television exposure to kids between 1 and 3 years old has…

ADHD, ADD, Genius, Child, Kid, App, iPhone,
19Feb

Want to know how to raise your child’s IQ? As it turns out, there are actually scientifically validated ways to raise the intelligence of a child, according to a new study just published in the academic journal Perspectives on Psychological Science. In it, John Protzko of the NYU Steinhardt…

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18Nov

Most people use the terms ADD (or Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) interchangeably, but the truth is, they do not refer to the same thing. What ADD actually refers to is a type of ADHD, the Predominatly Inattentive Type. In fact, the American Psychiatric Association…