If you have a child or immediate family member with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), you will soon start to understand how difficult the disorder is on everyone involved. However, as a family member and perhaps the primary caregiver for a person with ADHD, you need to remain positive in order to help your loved one.
There is some confusion over the definition of the medical terms ADD and ADHD due to the changing definitions of these two health conditions over the past 40 or so years since they have been studied in detail. It this article, we will discuss the main differences between the two, and the reasons for the
Learn more about ADHD in children.
More than 7% of children worldwide are now being diagnosed with ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and around 11% in the USA-and that number is growing. Countless adults undoubtedly have it as well, but have never been diagnosed. If you suspect ADHD in your child or even in yourself, the first step will be to
The decision to homeschool a child is never an easy one. Add your child’s ADHD to the question, and you and your spouse will want to be certain that you are making the right decision for your whole family. In this guide, the authors look at the topic of homeschooling success in detail, from deciding
While many people are concerned with children exhibiting signs of ADHD, it is possible that many adults have ADHD and don’t even realize it. The fact is that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is just as real for adults as it is children. However, in many cases it is underdiagnosed because we take the signs as
Children being diagnosed with ADHD is becoming more and more common. In fact, the number of children being diagnosed is up over 40% in the last decade. It can be hard being the parent of a child with ADHD. Once you receive the diagnosis, there are several things you will want to do and not
It’s only natural for parents of children with ADHD to be concerned about how they will perform in school. The symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can create behavioral problems that often interfere with a child’s learning in school. However, there are a few things you can do to help your children with ADHD succeed
Updated September 2014 with the latest news on the investigations relating to Pradaxa (dabigatran). Atrial Fibrillation is a particular type of irregular heart beat which can have dangerous consequences to your health if left untreated. People with atrial fibrillation, commonly referred to as AF or AFib, are more prone to blood clots, which can lead to