What is ADHD
Children with ADHD generally have problems paying attention or concentrating. They can’t seem to follow directions and are easily bored or frustrated with tasks. Symptoms We Track: Moves around a lot, fidgets Impulsive Short attention span, distractible Demanding, can’t be satisfied (Choose One) Gets frustrated easily, explosive temper (Choose One) Mood swings (Choose One) Irritable,…Read More
Environmental factors affect ADHD for better or for worse.
ADD and ADHD are challenging conditions which in many cases go undiagnosed and untreated. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that eleven percent of children age four to seventeen suffer and the rates have been steadily climbing. Since humans’ basic genetic makeup does not change quickly, the increase in incidence must be related to environmental…Read More
ADHD More Than Doubles the Risk of Premature Death
ADHD is a challenging condition for all concerned; the sufferers, families, teachers and classmates/coworkers. Now a Danish study has tracked almost two million people over a period of thirty two years. They expected to find an increased risk of premature death with ADHD, but the degree of increased risk was surprising. Dr Soren Daalsgard…Read More
ADD and ADHD – Not just an attention and behaviour problem
We’re all familiar with ADD and ADHD; It’s moved from a rarity to being a cultural awareness we all take for granted. What seems to be missing in the push to develop marketable drugs and “treat” ADD/HD is attention to the whole constellation of symptoms which so often co-occur. First and foremost is the surprisingly…Read More