A common concern many parents have when considering ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) medications for their child is if they are addicting. While people with ADHD can have addictive personalities and hyper-focused tendencies, growing research has shown that the ADHD meds themselves used to curb these very symptoms are typically not addictive. In fact, there is
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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These days, it’s common to know someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. A friend’s child. Your child’s classmate. A family member. Even an adult coworker. More than 17 million people in the U.S. are currently living with ADHD. A person with ADHD has unique issues with their brain activity which makes paying attention
Kids diagnosed with ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, may take longer to get a good night sleep, says a recent study reported in the June issue of the Journal of Sleep Research. While the results are not surprising, what the study does not confirm is whether or not the existing sleeping problems are contributing to ADHD or vice versa.