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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Attention Deficit Disorder Site! These are the top ten articles that your Attention Deficit Disorder Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Natural Interventions for ADD
What happens when ADD medication isn't effective? How do you deal with Attention Deficit Disorder when you cannot afford medication and counseling or your doctor won't prescribe it? Here are some natural ways to deal with the negative effects of ADD. This article has a large list of resources.
2. Exercise Helps ADD Symptoms
Two recent studies examined the effect of exercise on the symptoms of ADD. They offer hope for children who need to improve the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.
3. How Attention Deficit Disorder Affects Adults
ADD isn't just for kids! The National Institutes for Mental Health (NIMH) estimates that over four percent of the adult population has ADD. Attention Deficit Disorder can seriously impact many areas of adult life.
4. Insomnia with ADD
People with Attention Deficit Disorder may have a lot of problems getting to sleep. Find out about insomnia and what can be done about it.
5. Making Mistakes and Attention Deficit Disorder
Have you ever had a day in your life where you made no mistakes? I hope not! Celebrate your adult ADD! The only people who never make mistakes are people who are not doing activities that challenge them. Spend your life in joyful discovery. Make your mistakes and use them as learning tools.
6. Napping Helps Your Body with ADD
Recently, researchers looked at the effects of naps on men who had only two hours of sleep the night before. The results were surprising and could have implications for folks with ADD.
7. Parenting with Attention Deficit Disorder
When one or both parents have Attention Deficit Disorder, it's a pretty good bet that at least a few of their kids do, too. Parents can help their children who have ADD by sharing their well-developed understanding and expertise about living with Attention Deficit Disorder.
8. Parenting Children with Attention Deficit Disorder
Parenting is one of those jobs that have a long, steep learning curve. You need to balance what children want with what they need. Children with Attention Deficit Disorder have all of the same needs as other children. However, children with ADD/ADHD also need strong parental advocates.
9. Commanding Attention Book Review
With research as a basis for her practical suggestions, Tess Messer uses her book, Commanding Attention, to lead readers on a journey through up-to-date information about treatments and their efficacy for ADD/ADHD. I recommend this book for its helpful content, clear organization, and ease of use.
10. Genetic Overlap in ADD and Other Disorders
What do Attention Deficit Disorder, Bi-Polar Disorder, Autism, Major Depressive Disorder, and Schizophrenia have in common? Scientists are starting to find out!
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