Herbal Adjuvants in the Treatment of ADHD

Herbal Adjuvants in the Treatment of ADHD

It is a matter of concern for parents and medical professionals alike that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become increasingly prevalent among children. The most recent report by the CDC based on parent interviews shows that about 4.4 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with ADHD. From the children who were diagnosed by a physician, about […]

Rethinking Physical Activity for ADHD

Rethinking Physical Activity for ADHD

Even now, there’s not much known about the chain of events that results in the symptoms indicative of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Excessive impulsivity, chronic inattention and inability to remain still are the trademark symptoms first noticed by parents and teachers. Thankfully, more and more research now suggests that it might be related to a deficiency in the production […]

Effects of Food Dyes in ADHD Patients

Effects of Food Dyes in ADHD Patients

There is an alarming trend among pediatric patients that has recently made front page news. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention surveyed 73,000 children and concluded that one in every 10 has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This is an upsetting 22% increase since 2003. Although there is still quite a bit of controversy regarding the causes and […]

Driven to Distraction: ADHD and Your Environment – Part 2

Driven to Distraction: ADHD and Your Environment – Part 2

Nagging Thoughts That Won’t Quit It’s next to impossible to focus on the task at hand if you’re worrying about errands you need to run or housework that needs to be done. Perhaps you’re still thinking about a conversation you had yesterday and it keeps replaying itself in your mind. Nagging thoughts of any kind can be a powerful distraction […]