Blog Posts - Adhd



Distinguishing ADHD from the Signs of Aging

I wonder what will happen to me as I grow older in life.  There's very little written about all my different neurological problems as an older adult.  There's lots that is for young adults and how to launch them.  But, not so much on w...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Aug 26, 2016

Scientists Investigate Link Between Unhealthy Diet During Pregnancy And ADHD

Eating a balanced diet and making healthy choices during pregnancy could influence the mental health of children, according to a study from King’s College London. Researchers found that children most at risk of developing attention-deficit/hype...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 20, 2016

Prenatal unhealthy diet, insulin-like growth factor 2 gene (IGF2) methylation, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms in youth with early-onset conduct problems Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

Conduct problems (CP) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often comorbid and have each been linked to ‘unhealthy diet’. Early-life diet also associates with DNA methylation of the insulin-like growth factor 2 gene (IGF2),...
by PolygenicBlog on Aug 18, 2016

Is acetaminophen in pregnancy linked to behavioral problems in offspring? - Medical News Today

The findings indicate that children born to women who used of acetaminophen (paracetamol) at 18 and 32 weeks of pregnancy were more likely to have behavioral problems and to be hyperactive. Those whose mothers used acetaminophen at 32 weeks of pregna...
by PolygenicBlog on Aug 15, 2016

The Benefits of Teen and Young Adult Wilderness Therapy Programs

Despite our best efforts, there are some teens and young adults who are just more susceptible to the negative influences among peers, what is on the Internet and on TV. There’s also the challenge of too much uncensored content on … Continue r...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Aug 4, 2016

Fidget Pencil Toppers great for kids with ADD, ADHD and Autism

Fidget Pencil Toppers great for kids with ADD, ADHD and Autism...
by A Thrifty Mom on Jul 28, 2016

Transitions Program: Aftercare

The Coyote Coast Transition Program supports teens and families in maximizing gains and continuing the momentum established in out-of-home treatment such as, wilderness therapy, rehabilitation programs, residential treatment and therapeutic boarding...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jul 16, 2016

Project TENDR: Targeting Environmental Neuro-Developmental Risks. The TENDR Consensus Statement

SUMMARY: Children in America today are at an unacceptably high risk of developing neurodevelopmental disorders that affect the brain and nervous system including autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, intellectual disabilities, and other l...
by PolygenicBlog on Jul 2, 2016

QUESTIONS ABOUT WORKING WITH AN EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT

What is an educational consultant? An educational consultant is a professional who assists parents with their children, teens and / or young adults. Educational consultants are skilled in helping parents find addiction treatment programs, college pre...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jun 30, 2016

By age 8, Caylee was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD) disorder.

After parenting their three biological sons, they figured they’d bring Caylee into the family fairly easily. They did realize that Caylee was different from other children at a very young age—she was a bit quirky and needed a lot of attention. &...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jun 23, 2016

Fossil fuel combustion endangers children's health in two significant ways: A scientist reviews the evidence

Writing in a commentary in Environmental Health Perspectives, Frederica Perera, director of the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health (CCCEH), identifies fossil fuel combustion and associated air pollution and carbon dioxide (CO2) as th...
by PolygenicBlog on Jun 22, 2016

Learning Disabilities

I'm going to give every one some super BASIC info on learning disabilities. Knowledge is power man. That way you don't look like a ding dong when you are stating something at a wine and cheese party.… More Learning Disabilities...
by First Time Dad on May 10, 2016

When you take Vyvanse at midnight

this happens.Yes, I'm still struggling with taking my ADHD medicines as prescribed. Addiction? Not sure. Bad judgement? For sure.I was thinking yesterday that when it comes time to have a baby, during my pregnancy I can't be doing this, taking a larg...
by kristinlately on May 4, 2016

Neurofeedback for Mental Health

Early this year the Wall Street Journal published an article called Brain Training for Anxiety, Depression and Other Mental Conditions. (You have to be a subscriber to access the full article.) I’m happy to see neurofeedback getting this kind...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Apr 4, 2016

Burden of disease and costs of exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals in the European Union: an updated analysis. - PubMed - NCBI

A previous report documented that endocrine disrupting chemicals contribute substantially to certain forms of disease and disability. In the present analysis, our main objective was to update a range of health and economic costs that can be reasonabl...
by PolygenicBlog on Mar 28, 2016

Family Meetings

  Relevance of Family Meetings Expert advice by veteran Family Therapist and Psychologist Janette Strokappe – Online Counselor and Therapist I work a lot with children and their families. The biggest complaint I get from parents is about t...
by Online Counseling on Mar 20, 2016

A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D.

Environment vs. drugs.   What to do with a restless mind?I recently read an article from the New York Times that suggests that originally we were meant to be a bit distracted and that distractedness has helped  us evolve by being better hun...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Mar 16, 2016

Neurofeedback Changes the Brain

The Montreal, Canada Neuropsychology and Cognition Research Center performed a study in 2013 that is part of the U.S. National Institute of Health PubMed data base. The study is titled, “Neurofeedback training induces changes in white and grey...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Mar 14, 2016

Students With ADHD Find Fidgeting Helps Learning

New research suggests that students with ADHD find fidgeting helps learning.  The common experience is that students often get into trouble for fidgeting, when in […]...
by How To Learn on Mar 3, 2016

OUR EMOTIONAL FOOTPRINT: Ordinary People and Their Extra-ordinary Lives (book review)

Our Emotional Footprint: Ordinary People and Their Extra-ordinary Lives Saul Levine MD [iUniverse, 246 pages] This book surprised me. I have to admit that after […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.the...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 20, 2016


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