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What to know about ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder occurs when a person experiences difficulties with maintaining attention or controlling physical energy and movement.In the United States, approximately 8.4 percent of children have…

Adult ADHD: What you need to know

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a medical condition that makes it difficult to pay attention, remain organized, and listen. Living with the condition can affect relationships, educational pursuits, and careers.ADHD is…

ADHD and sleeplessness: A critical link?

Researchers suggest that there may be a stronger link between ADHD and sleep problems than hitherto believed, and that the two may not be completely separate issues after all. How important is the link between sleeplessness and ADHD?…

Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?

A recent study examined whether or not vitamin and mineral supplements might ease ADHD symptoms, and it yielded encouraging results. The links between nutrition and ADHD deepen. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)…

Adult-onset ADHD may not exist, study suggests

More than 80 percent of people who have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adulthood are unlikely to have the condition. This is the conclusion of a new study recently published in the American Journal of…

Acetaminophen during pregnancy is associated with ADHD

A large study recently published in the journal Pediatrics finds further evidence of a link between prenatal acetaminophen usage and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The connections between acetaminophen use during pregnancy and…

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