10

Feb

There is plenty of information out on the impact on people. Individuals who visit regions that are higher in altitude find they have to make physical adjustments to compensate. A new study studied the differences in altitude may impact on the prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). ADHD decreases significantly as elevation increases. “The…

03

Dec

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) impacts individuals of all ages. It is not unusual for another diagnosis to coexist along with ADHD. Some recent findings suggest that there is a higher likelihood of those diagnosed with ADHD to also have an eating disorder diagnosis. Particularly, they are more likely to have a binge eating or…

19

Nov

Recent research findings that support those diagnosed with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at greater risk for a diagnosis of substance abuse disorder. ADHD symptoms in early childhood predicted substance abuse in teen years. “The results also support the “accelerated gateway model” of drug use, showing that experimentation with tobacco or alcohol at younger ages,…

12

Nov

Recent research findings indicate that there may be differences in how Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects boys and girls differently. The study did not explain why there are differences. The behavioral differences of this diagnosis, according to the study, is girls tend to be girls are more likely to present with the inattentive symptoms of ADHD,…

06

Aug

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is a common affliction among children. The symptoms found among those diagnosed include: easily distracted, frequently switching from one activity to another, difficulties focusing, impulsivity, interrupting conversation, and constantly being in motion. Recent research by the National Institutes of Natural Science discovered that those diagnosed with ADHD had a difficult…

04

Aug

The diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) has rapidly increased over the years. The reason for this could be due to better understanding of the disorder as well as improved diagnostic tools. The rise in diagnosing this disorder is not confined to kids. “Adults in the US have overtaken children in taking medication for…

07

May

Past studies have shown that states that have higher elevation( less oxygen) and have had higher rates of psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. However, when it comes to ADHD, the opposite may hold true.  In one study done it was found that the State of Nevada had the lowest percentage of ADHD. “The study authors…

06

Apr

Second hand smoke can be very dangerous to children of all ages, and a recent study has shown another example of it now: ADHD! This association is most commonly found in children exposed on a regular basis for extended periods of time. Kids with the longer exposure are almost three times as likely to develop…

30

Mar

Almost everyone has Internet now a days, and it’s becoming an increasingly huge part in our every day lives. Slowly, these technologies are allowing us to be a bit more scatter-brained than we once were. Some people believe the Internet may be making us develop ADHD. This is because the Internet causes the exact same behaviors…

07

Nov

Children who experience aggression and are diagnosed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) benefit more from parent training along with two medications then with one medication alone. A recent study presented that aggressive kids (often times a behavior seen in ADHD children) whose parents underwent behavioral management training, along with kids taking Concerta (ADHD stimulant) and…