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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Also called: ADHD, Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD

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Yes, it is OK to take Adderall with Lexapro or Prozac. Both Adderall and SSRIs, like Prozac and Lexapro, increase your levels of serotonin, a...
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There are a few ADHD medications classified as non-stimulants – Intuniv and Strattera are two of these. Before you combining medications to treat a...
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Does your child have trouble sitting still? Does he or she have trouble focusing and completing a task? You may be wondering if your child has...
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Diets are generally not effective -- especially for school-age children or teens. Sugar and food coloring are not the cause of ADHD, nor are food...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most well-recognized childhood developmental problems. This condition is characterized...
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While researchers may disagree about age of childhood onset in diagnosing adult ADHD, all agree that ADHD is not an adult-onset disorder and must be...
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ADHD is an ongoing behavior disorder typically diagnosed at age five or six, though the symptoms have usually been observed much earlier than this...
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is also known as hyperactivity or attention deficit disorder (ADD). ADHD is a common condition that...
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Symptoms of ADHD in children are generally grouped into three categories: inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. Inattention -- A child with...
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Adult ADHD symptoms may be different than the symptoms in children. In addition, they may stem directly from ADHD or may be the result of behavioral...
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The exact cause of ADHD is not known, although researchers continue to study the brain for clues. They suspect that there are several factors that...
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ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder of children and is more common in boys than in girls. It most often is discovered during the...
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If symptoms are present, the doctor will begin an evaluation by taking a complete medical history and doing a physical examination. There are no...
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ADHD cannot be cured. But many of the symptoms that interfere with functioning and cause distress can be controlled. Treatment for ADHD often...
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It is very important for children and adults with symptoms of ADHD to seek professional care. Without treatment, ADHD can interfere with a child's...
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