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ADHD / ADD News From Medical News Today Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), also referred to as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), is one of the most common childhood conditions that involve behavioral symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Although the condition may begin during childhood, it can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Signs of ADHD include a short attention span or being easily distracted, restlessness, constant fidgeting or overactivity and being impulsive. ADHD can be hard to diagnose and even harder to understand.
Omega-3 supplements improved attention in some youths with ADHD
on November 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm
New research finds that omega-3 fish oil supplements can improve attention in youths with ADHD who have low — but not high — blood levels of omega-3.
Can you take Adderall and Xanax together?
on September 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Adderall and Xanax are two medications that affect the central nervous system in opposite ways. Learn about whether it is safe to take them together and about the possible risks here.
Focus boosting drugs not worth the risks, studies warn
on August 12, 2019 at 4:00 pm
New research finds that using focus boosting drugs without a prescription has few benefits and may affect memory and sleep quality in the long run.
What to know about skin picking
on August 1, 2019 at 5:00 am
Skin picking involves consistently picking, pulling, or tearing healthy skin. It is a psychological symptom in many cases. Treatment includes therapy and medication. Learn more here.
What are the differences between Strattera and Vyvanse?
on August 1, 2019 at 1:00 am
Strattera and Vyvanse are ADHD medications. This article discusses their effects, risks, how to take them, and how to choose between the two.