By Amanda Russo, LPC In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the new viral strain in the coronavirus family that affects the lungs and respiratory system, I’m practicing social distancing (I hope you are too) in hopes to “flatten the curve.” But this does not mean I don’t think you shouldn’t try to go about your daily life in as much normalcy as possible. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Rebecca Beris A 2013 study on mice published in the journal Brain, Structure and Function used differed types of noise and silence and monitored the effect the sound and silence had on the brains of the mice. The silence was intended to be the control in the study but what they found was surprising. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Keith Low Interview About CBT With Dr. J. Russell Ramsay What sets CBT apart from other forms of psychotherapy is the emphasis it places on the interactive role of cognitions—automatic thoughts, images, belief systems—and behaviors. CBT certainly does not ignore emotions, but rather targets problematic thinking and behavior patterns as the entry point to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By David Rabiner, Ph.D., Ed Hamlin, Ph.D. This alternative therapy uses real-time EEG data to help patients work to train their ADHD brains for intense focus, impulse control, and organized executive function. Studies are encouraging, but not conclusive. Here’s what you need to know. Read the full article Please follow and like us:Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Vincent Monastra, Ph. D Neurofeedback is likely to improve focus if your child has been correctly diagnosed, and if he or she has a therapist who encourages improvement. Here is everything you need to know about this natural therapy for ADHD. In using neurofeedback for kids with attention deficit disorder the “right” kind of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Neil Petersen For many, the first ADHD treatment that comes to mind is medication. After all, ADHD is a condition rooted in the way the brain works, and ADHD meds seem to be the most effective technique we have for altering people’s brain chemistry in a way that reduces ADHD symptoms. But ADHD meds […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jon Johnson With attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the symptoms are chronic, so they can last for a long time. They may be severe enough to interrupt daily functioning, learning ability, social habits, and even relationships. This article takes a look at whether essential oils can be used as a form of treatment for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Sandy Maynard Could better stress management be as simple as breathing, smiling, and chilling out? 7 ways for adults with ADHD to better deal with stress. The Relaxed Response Technique 1. Stop and breathe. We are not always aware that we hold our breath when we encounter stress, so at the very beginning of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Keeping a journal is a wonderful activity for people with ADHD, it allows you to reflect on your life regularly. It becomes more obvious where your challenges lie when you have to put your experiences down on paper. As an adult with ADHD, there can be a huge amount of activity going on in your […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Additude Editors Research shows that physical activity sparks real, positive changes in the brain that increase attention and improve mood. What’s more, exercise is an inexpensive, self-prescribed, and accessible supplemental treatment option for adults and children with ADHD. “Think of exercise as medication,” says John Ratey, M.D., an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at […]Continue Reading... No Comments.