In one of the few long-term studies on the prevalence of ADHD in the US, researchers at the University of Iowa recently found the number of diagnosed cases of ADHD has increased significantly during the past 20 years—from 6.1% to… Read the rest
With the start of school just around the corner, avoiding morning madness is on the minds of many parents—especially those whose kids have ADHD and struggle to get up, out, and on their way to school daily.
Relief may be… Read the rest
When prescription stimulants are taken orally and in the approved dose and manner, they are not addictive. In fact, those who do not take medication for their ADHD have a significantly higher risk of substance abuse than those who do.… Read the rest
A recent article in Smart Kids explored why teens with ADHD are at increased risk for overusing digital devices and the negative consequences that may follow. Now, according to an NPR report, new research has found that “high-frequency” use of… Read the rest
Results from a recent study found that children with ADHD who participated in after-school programs fared better than kids with ADHD who did not take part in extra-curricular activities.
According to an article in HealthDay, the findings are based on… Read the rest