Top News: #ADHD

Here are the top read news for #ADHD:


ADHDOnly a Third of Kids with ADHD Get the Recommended Treatment — Why?:

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends children between the ages of 6 and 18 diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) be treated with both FDA-approved medication and behavioral therapy. Read more


screen-shot-2015-04-08-at-5-56-19-pm.pngTrouble with some ADHD drugs:

17-year-old Emily Hingle was doing well managing her Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) with the help of a doctor’s prescription, when something seemed to change. Read more


ADHD Decreases as Altitude IncreasesADHD Decreases as Altitude Increases:

Emerging research suggests the prevalence of some mental health conditions vary based upon where a person lives, or more specifically, the elevation of their home. Some studies have linked the thin air of higher elevations to increased rates of depression and suicide. Conversely, a new study shows that living in the high country is related to a decreased prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Read more


184988903Secondhand Smoke Might Triple Child’s Risk Of ADHD, Study Says:

Children exposed to tobacco smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) as unexposed kids, according to a new study from Spain. Read more