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Blog Post Series 4: Drug Treatments Vs. Non-drug Treatments

December 7, 2010


Hopefully by now, from reading my last three series of blog posts, you have a better understanding of ADHD and their different types of treatments. The idea was for you to grasp the adverse effects of the two and to be able to decipher on which treatment you think would be better for you or […]

Blog Post Series 3: ADHD- Nondrug Treatments

November 30, 2010


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


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


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 […]

ADHD: Drug Treatments -The Good and the Bad

October 26, 2010


Now if you have decided to go the medication route, or if your child is already on medications, here is some research on this type of treatment to boost your knowledge on the pros, the cons, and everything else in between. Maybe even after reading this you might decide going another route of treatments. According […]

Can ADHD Be Cured?

October 19, 2010


One huge question about ADHD is: how to make it go away? Unfortunately, there is no actual cure for ADHD. There are many different types of treatment for ADHD, but no one solid resolution for the disorder. The most common treatment that your doctor will recommend is prescription medications. However, according to the article, “The […]

What To Do When You Find Your Child Has ADHD?

October 12, 2010


Now after following up on your suspicions of your child’s unusual behaviors, and you do in fact discover that he or she is diagnosed with ADHD from your doctor, now what do you do? First off, DON’T PANIC. Don’t freak out or think that your child’s success of overcoming this is over. Many people  have […]