ADHD for Kids

    Today’s ADHD Numbers: Better Or Worse?

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood. Sometimes it’s referred to as attention deficit disorder. It is usually first…

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    American Academy Of Pediatrics Releases New ADHD Recommendations

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new clinical practice guideline that provides evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of children diagnosed…

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    Is It ADHD, Or Is It…

    According to doctors, diagnosing ADD/ADHD can be very difficult. One reason for this is the fact that the ADHD shares many symptoms with quite a…

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    ADHD Drugs Being Prescribed More, Antibiotics Less

    The number of children who received prescriptions for drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increased over an eight-year period while the number…

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    Fake ADHD Drugs Being Sold Online, Warns FDA

    A counterfeit version of the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall, sold online, contains the wrong active ingredients, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Celebrate great…

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    Why ADHD Cases In Children Are Rising

    (BlackDoctor.org) — The percentage of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has risen from 6.9% to 9% in the past decade, a CDC…

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    The ABC’s Of ADHD

    Who today has not heard the term “attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,” or ADHD? No other term in the diagnostic lexicon has more information and misinformation…

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    1 Out Of 10 Kids Have ADHD

    (BlackDoctor.org) — Nearly one in 10 children in the United States is being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new government study.…

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    What Really Causes ADHD?

     Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is now recognized as a common childhood disorder that can continue into adulthood. While diagnosing ADHD has become more common,…

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    Is It Bad Behavior…Or ADHD?

    (BlackDoctor.org) — Some children are always out of control. Sometimes it’s naughty behavior, sometimes it’s the result of poor parenting…but sometimes, out-of-control behavior is caused…