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ADHD a Disability

  One of the most prevalent mental illnesses in childhood and later in adulthood is Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD symptoms include extreme impulsivity, difficulty paying attention, excessive activity, and problems starting and finishing tasks. Treat your ADHD symptoms by booking a consultation with our mental health expert- Click below.   Often, if an individual […]

Brain scans for ADHD

  Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder affects many children worldwide and often persists into adulthood. The condition affects a child’s development and emotional patterns. While treatments will not cure the condition, early diagnosis facilitates behavioral intervention, and medication can make a big difference. ADHD impacts performance. Children with ADHD struggle with insufficient self-esteem and difficulty sustaining relationships. […]

Changes in ADHD Guidelines

  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects a significant number of children. Over almost 20 years, from 1997 to 2016, approximately 8 percent of children were diagnosed with ADHD, and some professionals estimate the true percentage as closer to 10 percent. ADHD is generally considered a chronic condition, in that there is no cure: Treatment […]

Difference between ADHD and Autism

  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects at least 6.1 million children in the United States. Click the button below to book a consultation with our ADHD expert if you have symptoms of ADHD.   64% of children with ADHD also have another mental, emotional, or behavioral […]

ADHD Myths

  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has elicited a lot of debate over the years. It has been studied in detail, but its unusual nature has left studies inconclusive. Consequently, some of the information available online is not entirely accurate–and some it is wrong in every aspect. Regain your mental health by clicking the button […]

ADHD

  Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant sold under the brand name Vyvanse that affects certain chemicals in the brain and nerves that help with hyperactivity and impulse control. Researchers believe that this medication works by altering the balance of chemicals in the brain and increasing norepinephrine and dopamine levels. While norepinephrine […]

Treat Adult ADHD

Adults who seemed to sail through school with little or no issues and upon entering college or the workforce find that they have problems they’ve never experienced before may have adult ADHD. While most individuals are diagnosed during adolescence, there are some high functioning individuals who, through coping techniques, managed to mask their symptoms until later […]

Methylphenidate

  Methylphenidates are a type of medication that is sold under various names such as Ritalin, Daytrana, or Concerta. It is a central nervous system stimulant that affects certain chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. Methylphenidate is used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD), Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder […]

Strattera for ADHD

Strattera for ADHD (Uses) Strattera, or atomoxetine HCl, is a unique medication. It was the first non-stimulant drug that the FDA for to treat ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). It is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (NRI) that increases the neurotransmitter norepinephrine’s availability. Unlike other ADHD medications, Strattera is not a controlled substance and does not […]