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Here are the top ten articles for the Attention Deficit Disorder Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Summer Safety and ADD
Children with Attention Deficit Disorder are creative and adventurous. They may take higher levels of risk than some of their peers. ADD can pre-dispose kids to be more accident prone. Here are links to articles that give ideas to help keep your children safe in the less structured days of summer.
2. Fish Oil and Attention Deficit Disorder
A study reported in Science Daily was conducted by researchers at the University of Oslo. Their purpose was to see if the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder in specially bred rats were reduced by adding omega-3 fatty acids to the rats' diets. What implications are there for people with ADD?
3. Pesticide Exposure and Boys with ADD
Recent research shows a link between the use of a common type of pesticide, pyrethroids, and boys with Attention Deficit Disorder. Here is information about these pesticides, what the research shows, and how to limit your family's exposure to these chemicals.
4. Fireworks Safety and Attention Deficit Disorder
Impulsivity and inattention are hallmarks of Attention Deficit Disorder. When you combine these traits with fireworks, you have an explosive and dangerous combination. Then, factor into this equation the inexperience and feelings of invincibility of childhood and you have a perfect storm for injury.
5. ADD Research About Exercise Reducing Symptoms
Studies continue to show that movement and exercise are critical for people with Attention Deficit Disorder to live their best lives. Research shows that movement is essential for folks with ADD/ADHD. Here are links to research-based articles that I find especially interesting and relevant.
6. Creative Benefits of ADD in MRI Testing
Folks with Attention Deficit Disorder struggle with executive function issues, but we are creative problem solvers. Recently, my problem solving skills were put to the test, along with the meditation techniques that I have practiced to help improve the symptoms of my Attention Deficit Disorder.
7. Sidetracked Home Executives
Often a house thatís a screaming mess stands in the way of peace, harmony, and freedom. With Attention Deficit Disorder, sometimes it is hard to implement a housecleaning plan. If you have reached the end of your housecleaning rope, read Sidetracked Home Executives and calm your household chaos.
8. 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.
9. ADD Executive Function and Intense Exercise
A recent study posted in the British Journal of Sports Medicine examined the effects of short bursts of exercise on higher-level thinking that takes place in the pre-frontal cortex. The brainís executive function is affected by the intense exercise; learning for students with ADD may be improved.
10. Play Time Helps Kids with ADD to Focus
When children with Attention Deficit Disorder are given a reason to move their bodies, good things can happen. Creativity may be increased. They are less bored. Increasing oxygen to the brain enhances their mindís ability to focus. Whatís the best part of this treatment? Itís childís play!
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