Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder that affects the brains ability to regulate attention and control impulses. It can also affect working memory, self-control, and time management. One of the common difficulties for people who have ADHD, is dyslexia.
It’s hard to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Incorrectly known as attention deficit disorder (ADD), ADHD is partly an attention disorder that affects people in different ways. Some adults with ADHD never received clinical diagnoses as children in their school years. Adult ADHD is often misdiagnosed as depression or an anxiety disorder and can be overlooked as the source of such symptoms.
Spend any time perusing ADHD forums or ADHD Facebook pages and chances are you will come across Pyrroles, Pyrroluria, Kryptopyrroles or Mauve factor (all the same condition). You might be wondering; What the heck is Pyrroles and why am I hearing so much about it?
Setting Up Your Home for a Child with ADHD
The Australian Department of Health estimates that about 355,000 children in Australia have ADHD. Families with ADHD understand how impactful a child’s environment can be to their development and ability to cope with their disorder.
Massage with ADHD – Reasons to Treat Yourself to a Massage!
Generally we live in a chronically stressed world. As parents of children with ADHD, or indeed as adults with ADHD, we suffer more stress than the next person. Find out how massage can help you and your ADHD child.
13 Rebounding Health Benefits
During these unprecedented times of us being confined to our homes or locked out of gyms and other activities, exercise may have become more tricky for certain people and definitely those in the high risk categories. For those with ADHD, or children with ADHD, who need to release pent up energy a deceptively healthy, fun lockdown health hack is rebounding. Rebounding, aka trampolining, has many health benefits – including boosting the immune system!
Is ADHD Genetic?
Many people believe ADHD is genetic. Often when a child is diagnosed with ADHD, a parent or parents will realize they also have similar symptoms. There often seems to be someone else in the family with symptoms, if not an official diagnosis. So is there a gene responsible?