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29 Ways To Manage Your ADHD At Work

Managing ADHD symptoms at work can be incredibly difficult. So we asked the Social Community and reached out to experts for their advice for staying productive and distraction-free on the job. We spoke to Dr. David Goodman, Assistant Professor at John Hopkins and director of Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Center of …

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5 Things to Know About ADHD Medication

The news that 11 percent of U.S. children are now diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) comes at a time when doctors are increasingly concerned about overuse of medication for the condition. An analysis of 2012 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that 11 percent of U.S. …

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Rare Tumor May Cause ADHD Symptoms in Some Kids

In rare cases, children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) actually have a tumor that appears to cause symptoms similar to those of ADHD, according to a small new study. The researchers evaluated 43 children with rare tumors of the adrenal gland, called pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas. (The adrenal glands …

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An Open Letter To My Kids’ Teachers About ADHD

You’ve undoubtedly been working hard the first few weeks of school organizing your classroom and getting to know a new group of students. Among the nervous and excited kids flooding your classrooms, one of them may be a kid with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)… and one of them may …

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ADHD: Myths vs. Facts

Despite overwhelming scientific evidence endorsed by the most prestigious medical organizations in the world, there is still a multitude of inaccurate information circulating about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), leading to confusion and even doubt among those who are uninformed or misinformed. The recognition of ADHD Awareness Month in October presents a …

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My daughter has my eyes, my hair and my ADHD

My mother wisely warned me that it is naive for young parents to imagine that their children will inherit only the traits they most admire in their spouses and themselves. She advised us to be realistic about the beautiful creatures we created and reminded us that our children are every bit …

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Does your child have ADHD? Here's How You Can Determine

Any parent knows that children can at times be wild and undisciplined. But what happens when your child’s inability to sit still or focus starts affecting his or her school work and lifestyle? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a commonly occurring neurodevelopmental disorder that is seen in children, adolescents …

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Doctors Confirms Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles Has ADHD Read More

Olympic gymnast extraordinaire Simone Biles recently opened up about the fact that she has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and takes medication for it. As someone who was diagnosed with inattentive attention deficit disorder (ADD) at the age of 7 and has been taking medication for it ever since, it …

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Katie Hopkins does a dramatic U-turn about ADHD after an emotional parent confronts her and admits she could be autistic

She’s famous for saying the most offensive things and for coming across as bigoted and unsympathetic – but one emotional parent looks like she finally got through to the notorious Katie Hopkins. Hopkins had taken to the airwaves of LBC Radio to launch another attack on the parents of children …

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