Multimodal ADHD Treatment
09Aug

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurocognitive disorder that’s characterized by difficult in paying attention and impulse control, as well as displaying hyperactive behavior. Although estimates vary, conservative number put out by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that approximately 5.4 million school aged…

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…

Sleep Apnea, ADHD
04Aug
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.

ADHD child undergoing ADHD treatment
04Jul

Researchers have noted a puzzling difference in the number of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the United States compared to some other countries. According to the data published by the National Center for Disease Control, 9% of children aged 5-17 have been identified as suffering from ADHD…

18May

Marc Weisskopf, assistant professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology, discusses a study which he lead that found that children who have been exposed to higher levels of pesticides known as organophosphates could have a higher risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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….