ADHD: The Time Blindness That Wrecks Careers

Adult ADHD — which is basically the same as childhood ADHD, just with more responsibilities — can be a career wrecker. More specifically undiagnosed ADHD can wreck careers. If discovered as present, many find ADHD to be manageable. But even…

ADHD: Is It Really a Superpower?

ADHD. It stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. But some folks with ADHD will fight you over the “disorder” part. What we are about to explore applies much more to adults with ADHD — who, by definition, were once kids…

ADHD: The Secret Benefits Of The Disorder

ADHD is a serious disorder that affects people of all ages. While children are commonly diagnosed with ADHD, it can also affect adults. The symptoms and signs of ADHD include an inability to concentrate, hyperactivity and impulsivity. While most people…

ADHD Doesn’t Have To Be All That Bad

ADHD is often described by doctors and educators as one of the worst things a child can have. After all, it’s terrible if a child can’t pay attention, right? As it turns out, ADHD does have some benefits as well.…

Adult ADHD: What Non-Medication Options Are Available?

It can be very frustrating coping with adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms. Those who suffer from ADHD are constantly on the lookout for treatment options to help bring their symptoms under control. Today a growing number of ADHD…

ADHD Linked to Air Pollution, Research Suggests

A new study conducted by Columbia University has linked Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with air pollution in densely populated areas of New York City. The research was gathered by the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health at the Mailman…

ADHD Myths Still Taint Public Opinion and Marginalize Sufferers

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, gets a lot of undeserved flack. Stories abound about college students getting a quick ADHD diagnosis from a pill mill doctor, then hoarding Ritalin to sell or to snort for all-nighter study sessions. Until…

ADHD Can Be Diagnosed By Tracking Eye Movements

ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a serious disorder that is common in people of all ages, but more commonly affects children and young adults. The symptoms of ADHD include hyperactivity, racing thoughts and trouble paying attention or concentrating.…

ADHD Symptoms: What To Look Out For

Imagine a fifth-grader in a classroom, bouncing around from seat to seat, unable to sit still, talking constantly, showing little to no attention span, listening to the teacher for brief moments, but unable to hold onto the words which he…

Adult ADHD Diagnosis on the Rise

Earlier this month, the pharmacy management company Express Scripts released an ADHD study with surprising numbers and implications for adults. According to the researchers at Express Scripts, ADHD medication prescriptions have increased 35.5 percent from 2008 to 2012 for those…