Adult ADHD

When most people think of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the stereotypical image comes to mind of a young boy in school who has an abundance of energy, talks excessively during class, struggles with school work, and cannot sit still. This, however, is only one of many ways that ADHD might manifest in childhood.

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Five detailed ways to design an office for neurodiversity

Workplace leaders, listen up: It’s time to ditch the one-size-fits-all-brains approach to office design. The human brain works in all manner of ways, as reflected in today’s neurodiverse workforce—and the workplace needs to step up to the job, too.

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No evidence nutrients ‘reverse’ ADHD

Posts shared on social media claim that eight nutrients “reverse” attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) “according to researchers”. The specific “nutrients” listed in the post are probiotics, vitamins B6 and B12, fish oil, calcium, magnesium, zinc and Gamma Aminobutyric Acid (GABA). Although ADHD can be treated, for example with medication or therapy, ADHD cannot currently…

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10 Surprising Recommendations for ADHD Parents

KEY POINTS: Taking good care of yourself is essential to responding with love to the challenges of everyday life with a child with ADHD. Good parenting is as simple and old-fashioned as the relationship you build with your child. Don’t be distracted by behavior or attitude. You know better than any expert can know. Your…

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ADHD and Epilepsy: Is There a Link?

Research has helpful insights on why ADHD and epilepsy often occur together and how to approach treatment. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and epilepsy often occur together. People living with ADHD have an increased risk of seizures.

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