Tag: ADHD

ADHD drugs don’t work on Parkinson’s

If you’ve got Parkinson’s, your treatment options are limited; but if your doc tries to give you ADHD medications to alleviate symptoms, they won’t help.

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Chewable ADHD drug for children is a hard pill to swallow

The FDA recently approved Adzenys, an ADHD drug that has a fruity flavor to appeal to children and doesn’t have to be swallowed. But making the meds easier to take may not be the answer to their [...]

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Could unruly children be tamed with a vitamin supplement?

If your child or grandchild has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you have one of the toughest decisions of your life to make. On one hand, it’s hard to sit by [...]

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ADHD drugs linked to low bone density in children

Since attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) became an “official” condition in the 1980s, it’s become one of the most over-diagnosed ones out there. When a child just can’t seem to pay [...]

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Insecticides are harming your child’s brain

We spend our summers at war with bugs. Between the ant traps, citronella candles, and the bottles of Raid, we’re turning our homes into chemical fortresses to keep the creepy-crawlies out. But [...]

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Link between antidepressants and birth defects confirmed – AGAIN

I’ve always said that if everyone ate as carefully as pregnant mothers, we’d all live to be 100. You avoid alcohol… food additives…. extra sugars… and even some of your favourite spicy dishes. [...]

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Vyvanse: ADHD drug approved for Binge-Eating Disorder

Vyvanse — a notorious and potentially deadly attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug — has been linked to suicides in adults and children, including children as young as seven. It [...]

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