Category Archives: ADHD

Poor Sleep May Make You Prone to Colds

Poor Sleep May Make You Prone to Colds BBC Health online Continuing on the last post’s theme of sleep and things-that-were-obvious-but-now-verified-by-science, I’m posting this article about the effect of inadequate sleep on the immune system. Inadequate sleep can be caused … Continue reading

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Why drinking coffee can give you jet lag – and help you get over it

Why Drinking Coffee Can Give You Jet Lag – and Help You Get Over It Published by The Guardian Many people with ADHD have trouble getting to bed on time. This can happen for a variety of reasons including difficulty … Continue reading

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How do I deal with seasonal affective disorder?

“How do I … deal with seasonal affective disorder?” By Phil Maynard From TheGuardian.com Given the upcoming end of daylight savings time this Sunday in the United States, I thought this article would be useful and timely. The article mentions … Continue reading

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Fast-Paced Cartoons May Hurt Kids’ Attention, Memory

Fast-Paced Cartoons May Hurt Kids’ Attention, Memory By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News From the article: “The fast-paced shows may have a negative impact, Lillard says, because of the rapid presentation of the events. These engage the senses rather than … Continue reading

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All in the ADHD family: Diagnosis in kids can spotlight parents’ own condition

“All in the ADHD family: Diagnosis in Kids can Spotlight Parents’ own Condition” NBC News, Rock Center 11 min, 55 sec This video profiles two people who were not diagnosed with ADHD until adulthood. It is not uncommon for someone … Continue reading

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