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ADHD Weekly, January 10, 2019

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The Message is Clear: Treating ADHD Increases How Long You May Live

You knew that treating ADHD symptoms was important but now we understand how important—choosing to treat ADHD can help you or your child to live longer, healthier lives. Treatment for ADHD, along with the related health risks it poses, has the possibility of adding an average of nine to 13 years to the lifespan of…



Executive Function Affects Your Life and Goals

Recently released research by leading ADHD authority Russell A. Barkley, PhD, demonstrates the importance of treating ADHD to improve health and longevity. This is because, in part, ADHD is a disorder of executive function—the brain’s ability to organize, remember, and use information. Since the late 1970s, clinical researchers who were studying ADHD asserted that the…



Podcast: How Does Treating ADHD Improve Health?

Ask the NRC Podcast: Untreated ADHD Reduces Life Expectancy Featuring Russell A. Barkley, PhD Hear directly from Dr. Barkley about his research showing the importance of treating ADHD symptoms—it can mean adding up to 13 more years to your life! The research has the possibility of changing how we approach treatment and improving our understanding…



Dr. Barkley To Share His Research On ADHD and Life Expectancy

Special Presentation: Health and Life Expectancy in ADHD: Treatment Matters More Than You Think Featuring Russell A. Barkley, PhD Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1:30 p.m. Join us for a special presentation from Dr. Barkley on his research on ADHD and how treatment has the possibility of adding an average of nine to 13 years to your…