Long-Acting Stimulant Meds for ADD
This week the news brought word of two new long-acting, stimulant medications approved by The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Attention Deficit Disorder. One, Contempla, is aimed at children aged 6-17 years old. The other, Mydayis, was approved for ages 13-years old to adults.
Safer Driving for Teens with ADD
A recent study, published by JAMA Pediatrics, examined the records of youth with and without Attention Deficit Disorder in New Jersey. They were looking at risk statistics concerning young drivers, without and with ADD, and when they obtained their driver's licenses and had their first crash.
Do You Have Adult ADD?
If you never had an Attention Deficit Disorder diagnosis as a child, have you ever wondered if you have adult ADD? Does your child have an ADD diagnosis and everybody says, "He reminds me of you at that age!" Could you have adult Attention Deficit Disorder?
Safe Summer Fun with ADD
Summer! Time for lazy nights with no homework! Vacation! There is always time for fun, family, and fantastic adventures in the warm summer sunshine! It's important to keep those impulsive rascals with ADD safe. Here are some articles to help your family and friends have safe summer fun with ADD.
Exercise in Green Spaces Helps Treat ADD
Parents taking their kids with ADD into green spaces can help their family to tame the household chaos. Kids and parents get the physical and mental health benefits from exercising and spending time in the green space of natural areas. Five minutes a day is all that it takes to get the advantages!
Fireworks Safety and Attention Deficit Disorder
Impulsivity and inattention are hallmarks of Attention Deficit Disorder. When you combine these traits with fireworks, you have an explosive and dangerous combination. Then, factor into this equation the inexperience and feelings of invincibility of childhood and you have a perfect storm for injury.
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