Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)is characterized by inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Learn all about ADHD causes and treatments.


For 64 Percent of Kids with ADHD, Food is the Cause

It's scary to think that over 5 million children in this country are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and of those children, 3 million are medicated each year.

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  • ADHD Overview
    ADHD Overview

    Sometimes an unruly, out-of-control kid isn't just misbehaving. ADHD affects quite a few people, but it's a condition that manages to attract a lot of controversy. Is ADHD a case of too much sugar, bad parenting or something more complex? See more »

  • How is parenting children with ADHD different?
    How is parenting children with ADHD different?

    Parenting children with ADHD may be more difficult and require more patience than parenting a child without the disorder. What kind of approach should you take to best care for your child? See more »

  • Is Ritalin treatment safe for preschool children?
    Is Ritalin treatment safe for preschool children?

    With the release of the first long-term study of the effects of Ritalin on children aged three to five years, the ADHD debate has gained new steam. See more »

  • 12 Strategies to Help Parents of Kids With ADHD
    12 Strategies to Help Parents of Kids With ADHD

    It's important to realize that with proper education, structure, coaching and medication, the prognosis for kids with ADHD is good. Learn 12 strategies for helping kids with ADHD. See more »

  • Activities for Kids with ADHD
    Activities for Kids with ADHD

    It can be difficult to get a child with ADHD to sit for long periods of time. When you're looking for something for them to do outside of school hours, ditch the TV or video games in favor of activities that promote focus and discipline. See more »

  • ADHD and Autism
    ADHD and Autism

    Thanks to research and advances in technology, researches have been able to study a possible link between autism and ADHD. Check out autism, common signs, and treatment options. See more »

  • ADHD and Neurofeedback
    ADHD and Neurofeedback

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurobehavioral disorder in children, affecting nearly five percent of the population. Learn how neurofeedback can help children who suffer from ADHD. See more »

  • ADHD Resources
    ADHD Resources

    If your child has been recently diagnosed with ADHD, you may be wondering what you can do to help treat it. Visit these web sites to learn more about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). See more »

  • ADHD: Keys To Proper Diagnosis
    ADHD: Keys To Proper Diagnosis

    ADHD is a common, treatable disorder, but it's often associated with significant prejudice and unfair bias. How can we make certain that it is properly diagnosed? See more »

  • Alternative Treatments for ADHD
    Alternative Treatments for ADHD

    There are many alternative treatments for ADHD that lack scientific testing or evidence of their effectiveness. Nevertheless, they may benefit your child. Explore some of the lesser known, alternative treatments for ADHD. See more »

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