By Alan Brown, ADD Crusher — We ADHD adults so often walk around with our ADD hanging around our neck like a yoke…or drag it around like a ball-and-chain. It’s always there, seemingly right out in the open. Dragging us down, tripping us up, making us feel “apart” from whomever we’re with.5 Must-Haves to Declare […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Huffington Post | By Sarah Klein Posted: 02/13/2015 Despite an increase in diagnoses, plenty of stigma still surrounds attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Adults with ADHD (or parents of children with the disorder) are often somehow blamed for the condition — as if they’re not trying hard enough to control a wide range of symptoms, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN – OCT. 31, 2014 ATTENTION deficit hyperactivity disorder is now the most prevalent psychiatric illness of young people in America, affecting 11 percent of them at some point between the ages of 4 and 17. The rates of both diagnosis and treatment have increased so much in the past decade that you […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A Holiday Rescue Recipe Many of you have taken advantage of my coaching have likely worked hard to establish effective routines & structure. You’ve defined various recipes for success. Now, everything is in place. Right??? The Holiday Season can be a joyous season in several ways but it can also be associated with stress and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on A Holiday Rescue Recipe
Sleep….. URG! It is a common fact that most people with ADHD struggle with sleep issues. Many find themselves busy at bedtime, often on the internet and simply procrastinate getting to bed. Others get to bed at a reasonable time but are challenged with the non-stop chatter and thoughts in their head. Further research is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By MARGARITA TARTAKOVSKY, M.S. Associate Editor In people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), being impulsive is often one of the more challenging symptoms. “[I]mpulsivity is one of the core symptoms of ADHD,” according toTerry Matlen, ACSW, a psychotherapist and author ofSurvival Tips for Women with AD/HD. It’s also “one of the more challenging aspects to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on ADHD in Adults: 5 Tips for Taming Impulsivity
Source: WebMD The exact causes of ADHD are not known with certainty. Experts do know that ADHD has a strong genetic component. In addition, they think that genes that control the levels of certain chemicals in the brain called neurotransmitters seem to be different in those with ADHD. In some cases, though, there is no […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What Causes ADHD?
Article Source: WebMD It’s hard for kids to hold back when they see something they really want. They need the ice cream cone NOW. They want their turn at the new video game NOW. Most kids learn self-control as they get older. Yet it can be harder for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Impulse Control for your Child
By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Associate Editor– Psych Central The very nature of ADHD makes it difficult for adults with the disorder to use credit cards responsibly. “Impulsivity, for one thing, means an adult with ADHD will see something they want and without thinking it through, will pull out their credit card and make a purchase,” […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 10 Tips for Using Credit Cards Responsibly When You Have ADHD
Mon Mar 4, 2013 7:14pm EST (Reuters) – Nearly a third of people diagnosed as children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) still have the condition in adulthood, according to a U.S. study of thousands. The researchers, whose findings appeared in Pediatrics, also found that these people were more likely to develop other mental disorders, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Childhood ADHD may lead to troubles later on in life