Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)is characterized by inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Learn all about ADHD causes and treatments.
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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.
By Sara Novak
Over 2 million children have been diagnosed with ADHD, leading to extensive dosing of prescription medication to control symptoms, but is there an alternative way to treat the effects? Learn about natural ways to combat 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.
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.
By Donna Engelgau