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ADHD cause by Technology?

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Kids love screens. Put a child in front of SpongeBob or Pokémon or a Super Mario Brothers video game and within minutes he will be totally absorbed by the action in front of him — so absorbed that you may have to cry “Fire!” or “Candy!” to get his attention. The irony, though, is that while TV shows, movies, and video games can capture...

Medications for Adult ADHD

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In the past, the first treatment typically offered to adults with ADHD has been stimulant drugs. Studies show that approximately two thirds of adults with ADHD who are given these medications show significant improvement in ADHD symptoms. Examples of stimulant medications that may be used in adults include Adderall XR, Concerta, Focalin XR...

ADHD Relationship Challenges

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Having adult attention deficit disorder (ADD)/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can significantly impact your romantic relationship with a significant other. According to marriage consultant Melissa Orlov, author of The ADHD Effect on Marriage, the divorce rate among ADHD couples is nearly double that of other twosomes. And while...

3 Myths about ADHD That Aren’t True

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I went to hell and back with undiagnosed ADHD until the age of 35 (three years ago), but during that journey I gained insight from people going through similar struggles all over the world. I have also witnessed how the term ADHD is thrown around like a punchline, and how incorrect facts about the diagnosis itself spread like a disease. So I...

ADHD Diet is the Answer?

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If you are an adult living with ADHD, a growing body of nutrition and diet research shows that what you eat can make a difference in managing symptoms. Eating certain foods and following an elimination diet such as the Feingold Diet, which cuts out food additives among other guidelines, can help. Keep in mind that there is no such thing as a set...