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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that causes above-normal levels of hyperactive and disruptive behaviors. People with ADHD tend to have difficulty concentrating, sitting still, paying attention, staying organized, following instructions, remem...[read article]

Tests for ADHD

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Psychologic Evaluation and Testing
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Developmental Assessment Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Prescribed Medications for ADHD

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METHYLPHENIDATE (meth il FEN i date) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is also used to treat narcolepsy.  More
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DEXTROAMPHETAMINE (dex troe am FET a meen) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It may also be used for narcolepsy. Federal law prohibi...  More
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AMPHETAMINE; DEXTROAMPHETAMINE(am FET a meen; dex troe am FET a meen) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It may also be used for narc...  More
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ATOMOXETINE (AT oh mox e teen) is used to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD. It is not a stimulant like other drugs for ADHD. This ...  More
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DEXMETHYLPHENIDATE (dex meth ill FEN i date) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Federal law prohibits the transfer of this medicine to any p...  More
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LISDEXAMFETAMINE (lis DEX am fet a meen) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Federal law prohibits giving this medicine to any person ...  More
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METHYLPHENIDATE (meth il FEN i date) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  More
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METHAMPHETAMINE (meth am FET a meen) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The drug may also be used together with diet and exercise in ...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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Medical Procedures for ADHD

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Behavior Therapy
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Social Skills Training
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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Psychotherapy is an interactive process between a person and a qualified mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, licensed co...  More
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Psychotherapy is an interactive process between a person and a qualified mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, licensed co...  More
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Alternative Procedures for ADHD What's this?

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Various forms of therapeutic superficial tissue manipulation have been practiced for thousands of years across cultures. Chinese use of massage dates to 1600 BC, an...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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Psychotherapy is an interactive process between a person and a qualified mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, licensed co...  More
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Chiropractic Manipulation
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Psychotherapy is an interactive process between a person and a qualified mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, licensed co...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for ADHD What's this?

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Zinc has been used since ancient Egyptian times to enhance wound healing, although the usefulness of this approach is only partially confirmed by the clinical data ...  More
Efficacy Grade B
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Iron is an essential mineral and an important component of proteins involved in oxygen transport and metabolism. Iron is also an essential cofactor in the synthesis...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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Melatonin is a hormone produced in the brain by the pineal gland from the amino acid tryptophan. The synthesis and release of melatonin are stimulated by darkness a...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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Pycnogenol® is the patented trade name for a water extract of the bark of the French maritime pine ( Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica ), which is grown in coastal...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is required for the synthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine and for myelin formation. Pyridoxine deficiency in adult...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) is a dietary omega-6 fatty acid found in many plant oil extracts. Commercial products are typically made from seed extracts from evening ...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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SAMe was first discovered in 1953 by a researcher named Cantoni. It is formed in the body from methionine and adenosine triphosphate in a reaction catalyzed by meth...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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The main function of L-carnitine is to transfer long-chain fatty acids in the form of their acyl-carnitine esters across the inner mitochondrial membrane before bet...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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The main function of L-carnitine is to transfer long-chain fatty acids in the form of their acyl-carnitine esters across the inner mitochondrial membrane before bet...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is essential to all life and is a component of coenzyme A (CoA), a molecule that is necessary for numerous vital chemical reactions to...  More
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The term ginseng refers to several species of the genus Panax . For more than 2,000 years, the roots of this slow-growing plant have been valued in Chinese medicine...  More
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Evening primrose oil (EPO) contains an omega-6 essential fatty acid, gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which is believed to be the active ingredient. EPO has been studied...  More
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