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Healthy Snacks for Your Loved Ones

Valentine’s Day is known for giving the gift of chocolate and snacks filled with sugar. We do this because we want to show our family and friends how much we love them by giving them somethingvege heart special. Sugar does not cause ADHD. However, if your loved one has ADHD, eating excessive amounts of sugar may make their symptoms worse.

The University of South Carolina conducted a study which found that the more sugar hyperactive children consumed, the more destructive and restless they...

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A Love Letter to my ADHD

Contributed by Kate, author of Memoirs of an ADHD Mom, located on our Facebook page.

It is easy for all of us to complain about our issues, to talk about the things we don't like about our ADHD or our children's ADHD. It disrupts our lives, makes love adhdus work harder, causes turmoil.

But not this week! No, this week we are celebrating Valentine's Day, the day of love. It's time for us to talk about all the things we love about our ADHD. C'mon let's celebrate it!

My ADHD makes me spontaneous and a...

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Can Coffee Cure Your ADHD?

Scientists have observed that lower levels of dopamine are associated with symptoms of ADHD. A study published in European Neuropsychopharmacology shows that caffeine appears to normalize levels of dopamine and improve concentration in people with ADHD. Does that mean it can be used as treatment?woman coffee

Additudemag.com released an article discussing the truth about caffeine for ADHD. Here are a few key points to consider:

  • The effects are different for each individual -...
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ADHD Overlooked in Older Adults

Recently ADDitude Magazine published an article regarding ADHD being overlooked in adults, 3 Rules for Evaluating and Treating ADHD in People Over 50Adult ADHD

Some of the reasons stated in the article include age-related cognitive changes, comorbid medical/psychiatric conditions, and psychological issues. The American Journal of Psychiatry states ADHD or ADD accounts for nearly 4.4% of all major psychiatric conditions in the US and only second to generalized depression. Adults...

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