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Game is an alternative treatment for ADHD

  Noah Madson remembers being exhausted after hours of tests for his attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. “Boy, those were complicated,” said his mother, Nancy. “He’d come out and say, ‘My brain hurts.’? American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: CogCubed – An Alternative Treatment for ADHD Could a simple game be an effective way to treat ADHD?   As it turns out a game called CogCubed is quickly becoming an alternative treatment for ADHD. ADHD Counseling experts Kurt Roots and Monika Heller developed the game.   It uses different cubes and has the patient sort them out to complete the goal of the game.  

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ADHD Treatments dramatically curbs crime

ADHD Treatments dramatically curbs crime

  A large-scale study in Sweden has shown that treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with stimulants like Adderall or Ritalin reduced criminality by 32 percent in men and 41 percent in women. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: ADHD Treatments Could Prevent Crime. A new study in Sweden shows that reducing crime is not just for the police anymore.    Treating ADHD can curb criminal behavior by as much as 32% in men and 41% in women. People in the study who received ADHD treatments such as Adderall or Ritalin were less likely to engage in criminal activities.   ADHD is

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Understanding ADHD – The New ADHD

  What’s new about attention deficit? A lot, according to Yale Professor Thomas Brown. You’ll think differently about the condition once you get all the facts. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Understanding ADHD Understanding ADHD has come a long way.    We are now separating facts from myths about ADHD.     It has gone from being a behavior disorder to a developmental impairment. This new model of ADHD is leading to a whole new understanding of ADHD.   This article is good at helping you understand the myths from the facts. See on www.additudemag.com

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Children with ADHD and Addictive Gaming

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children with an autism spectrum disorder spend about twice as much time playing video games as kids who don’t have a developmental disability, according to a new study.Researchers… American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Children with ADHD Play More Video Games. New study from Reuters found that children with ADHD are more prone to addictive gaming.    Playing video games now a days is normal for children however children with ADHD play about 50% then children without ADHD.    Also found in the study autistic children play 100% more. This article helps us understand the minds of

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Alternative ADHD Treatments for the iPhone?

Alternative ADHD Treatments for the iPhone?

iPhone Application Is The First To Provide A Natural Treatment Option For Millions of ADHD Patients. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: A Look at New Alternative ADHD Treatments Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with ADHD?   Good news!  There is an iPhone App for that!    MindMed has created an ADHD treatment app for the iPhone.   This is definitely considered one of the most interesting alternative ADHD treatments out there. How it works is by increasing concentration, attention and focus through a program available on a hand held device.   The exercises are designed to be 1-2 minutes long

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‘Long wait’ for adult ADHD treatment

  Adults seeking diagnosis and treatment for ADHD in the Bridgend area are having to wait three years for help, a support group claims. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Waiting a very long time for your adult ADHD treatment. ADHD in Adults is nothing new.   Many adults have been dealing with ADHD their whole lives.    Most of the time this is because of undiagnosed childhood ADHD.   One town in South Wales however is making Adults with ADHD wait for their adult ADHD treatment.    Sometimes longer than 3 years.   It just goes to show you the lack of understanding or

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Does Breastfeeding Prevent ADHD?

We know that breastfeeding has a positive impact on child development and health —including protection against illness. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Prevent ADHD By Breastfeeding Your Child. A new study has shown that breastfeeding your children could help prevent ADHD later in life.   The study took 3 groups of children and the feeding habits of the mother to see if there was a link between being breastfed and ADHD.    The children who nursed from their mothers had less of a chance to develop ADHD. See on medicalxpress.com

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» What Causes ADHD – Psych Central

  Doctors do not know exactly what causes ADHD. Through the years, they have speculated that toxins, abnormal fetal development, diet, injury or poor parenting American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: The Answer to What Causes ADHD? Scientists might be a step closer to answering the question – what causes ADHD?   According to this study, children with ADHD have less brain activity in areas that control self-control and inhibition.    This could be because of a lack of or a malfunction in certain chemicals our body produces. See on psychcentral.com

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First brain wave test for ADHD gets FDA approval

First brain wave test for ADHD gets FDA approval

U.S. regulators on Monday approved the first brain wave test for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, saying it may improve the accuracy of diagnoses by medical experts. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Brain Wave Test for ADHD #brainwavetestforADHD The first ever brain wave test for ADHD has been approved by the FDA. See on www.nydailynews.com

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Do ADHD Drugs Help Students with ADHD?

  It might come as a surprise that popular medications to treat attention deficit hyperativity disorder (ADHD) do not result in better grades. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Do Prescription Drugs Help Students with ADHD Earn Better Grades? Do ADHD drugs help students with ADHD get better grades in school?   The answer is no.   Treating ADHD with prescription drugs does not lead to higher test scores.    Although they can improve attention and self-control attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs do not help your child do better in school. See on www.theblaze.com