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Blog Post Series 3: ADHD- Nondrug Treatments

November 30, 2010

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Now it’s time to learn about the other side of the coin: the non-drug side. According to the June 17, 2008 article in the issue of the New York Times, almost a third of the 2.5 million children prescribed with stimulant drugs for attention and hyperactivity disorders have experienced troubling side effects. Some of the […]

Blog Post Series 2: ADHD-Medication Treatments

November 16, 2010

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Before we jump into the controversy of medications vs. non-drug treatments for ADHD, we need to learn what each of these treatments are all about. To continue on with our discussion of types of treatments for ADHD, first let’s start off with the most common and most known treatment: medication. The types of medications that can […]

Blog Post Series 1: Introducing ADHD

November 10, 2010

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What exactly is ADHD you may ask? Is it a disease?  How do you know if you have ADHD? Is it hereditary? Is there a  cure for it? These are all valid questions you may have about ADHD. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, ADHD, also known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is […]