Can ADHD symptoms be treated by stimulating the brain while someone sleeps? The Monarch external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation System, a device recently approved by the US FDA, offers that possibility. Some parents say they’re ready to sign up their child for testing. Is it too soon for people to jump ship from their current ADHD treatment regimen?
Ongoing treatment for ADHD can add nine to thirteen years to the lifespan of individuals diagnosed with ADHD. This is the conclusion of cutting-edge research by Russell A. Barkley, PhD, evaluating the connection between ADHD and critical health factors, including nutrition, exercise, and tobacco and alcohol use.
Your ADHD diagnosis has helped you make sense of lifelong struggles with distraction, difficulty finishing projects or staying in a job, or repeatedly losing essential things. Now what? Dr. Ari Tuckman's "3 Tips for Adjusting to a New Diagnosis of ADHD" will put you on the path to acceptance and moving forward in your life.
The decision to medicate a child with ADHD is a difficult choice for many parents. The news and social media present accounts of people benefiting from medication as well as stories of grave dangers associated with these drugs. What are the benefits and risks of taking ADHD medication? How do you know what’s right for your child?