Do omega-3 supplements help in controlling ADHD symptoms? We examine this week. (Part 3 of the series looking at linkages between ADHD and our food)
Are food dyes driving our kids up the wall? The simple answers is that there is no simple answer. Plus some simple useful tips.
Is Sugar Kryptonite for Behavior? [SPOILER ] Nope, it isn't quite the demon it is made out to be. (Part 1 of series 'The ADHD Diet')
High school can be tumultuous. Throw ADHD into this pot. As she lays the foundation for her college and beyond, I prepare my teen for what lies ahead. How? Find out.
Post the airing of the provocative Netflix film Take Your Pills, people started countering it with their reasons why they take these pills. Read their reasons - they make a lot of sense.
The essentials of ADHD that every parent needs to know - what it is, types, causes, how it is diagnosed,
People suffering from ADHD have low levels of attention. I know that. So do you. But what exactly do we mean by 'attention'? I, for one, wasn't as sure about that. Did I know what it encompasses? I wondered if there were others who had similar questions. So I set out to find out and share… Continue reading What is Attention? Let’s take a few minutes to understand it.
Concerta 18mg has been given to her on 3 days so far. The one change that is noticeable is that she is a calmer child. The extra energy that she possessed at times isn't sprouting its head from time to time. The bubbly effervescence is lesser. Ability to concentrate while studying - this has been a… Continue reading Concerta – First Thoughts
My teenager is a dreamer, a happy-go-lucky, carefree soul. She is a strong reader. Give her a book and she is in her happy place. She can read anything - from the newspaper in which the clothes are wrapped to the fine print on official bills, menus. You get it. Written assignments - those are… Continue reading A Carefree Dreamer
Today (July 4, 2017) we started her medication. This drug is going to improve her concentration, help her focus and therefore assist her in her studies and to remember things. We had been told that she may suffer loss of appetite and the medication could also affect her sleeping pattern. It is important that we notice these changes… Continue reading Does Medication Work for ADHD?