Attention deficit disorder types

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Avatar f tn My motto is that if you wouldn’t eat the product don’t put it on your hair, face or skin. Attention deficit disorder is now one of the fastest growing diseases in our society and it can be traced to these toxins and nutrient deficiencies as well as a disconnected life from nature and spirit. According to Dr.
Avatar n tn When your daughter violates your rules, at any decibel, be sure to intervene. Second, she may display Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Overactivity and loud, frequent talking often typifu such youngsters. Don't rush headlong into such a diagnososis, but be aware it's a possibility. Some children are, by nature, rather loud, though they don't really dispalay any emotional disorder or condition.
Avatar n tn Your granddaughter has had a difficult beginning to her life, and she will require a significant degree of help. She appears to display an attachment disorder - i.e., a deficit in the ability to form trusting relationships with others, particularly with those in a parenting role. It'll be important for her to receive professional services, and for you to avail yourself of such help as well. You are facing a daunting task, and you are correct in seeing the need for some support.
Avatar m tn (a) Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), (b) Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or conduct disorder, but it is difficult to disentangle those features from those of BPD. I certainly exhibited episodes of hyperactivity-impulsivity or just impulsivity, but I cannot find any detailed information about these early years since everyone who knew me then is now dead or not contactable. 2.7.1.
Avatar f tn Namaste, People with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have difficulty sustaining attention and concentration. They typically exhibit inappropriate levels of activity, distractibility, and impulsivity. While ADD and ADHD are usually diagnosed in childhood, they can last (often undetected) throughout adolescence into adulthood.
521840 tn?1348844371 A Common Source of Treatable Problems Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has generally been considered largely a disability of childhood, one that many people expect to leave behind as they grow to adulthood. Most of us think of ADHD as primarily a child’s problem that interferes with progress at school. We often picture hyperactive little boys with behavior problems.
Avatar n tn Alice, ADHD, Attention deficit Hyperactivity disorder, is not necessarily correlated with IQ testing. There is no specific neuropsychiatric test that is diagnostic of ADHD; it is a clinical diagnosis. There are three types of ADHD: inattentive type, hyperactive-impulsive type and combined type. From your description your son may have inattentive type.
Avatar m tn A new study suggests that pesticides in foods may be putting kids at higher risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. But before you ban all produce that could be laced with pesticides from your home for fear of an ADHD diagnosis in your children, hear what experts are saying about it. Then consider ways you can limit your kids’ pesticide exposure.
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Avatar n tn There are a number of things to be sorted out in your case such as finding out what specific type or types of memory are abnormal, history of head trauma or meningitis, labor and delivery/perinatal/childhood history, any concomitant behavioral or psychiatric disorder such as attention deficit disorder or mood disorder, and any history of seizures.
Avatar m tn A new study suggests that pesticides in foods may be putting kids at higher risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. But before you ban all produce that could be laced with pesticides from your home for fear of an ADHD diagnosis in your children, hear what experts are saying about it. Then consider ways you can limit your kids’ pesticide exposure.
Avatar n tn There is also evidence that certain of the Disruptive Behavior Disorders (e.g., Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are genetically linked. At this time, there is not such strong evidence, but it may be very likely, that other Disruptive Behavior Disorders (e.g., Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder) have a genetic component as well. Oppositionality, while not in itself a criterion of ADHD, is often associated with ADHD.
Avatar n tn But some types of seizures (often referred to as absence seizures or petit mal seizures) have this quality of 'zoning out' without apparent awareness of what has occurred. It is also possible that she displays Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, but I'd investigate the possible seizure disorder first. You can do this by arranging an evaluation by a pediatric neurologist.
Avatar f tn My son (who is 5) has just been diagnosed as having both attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and having PDD-NOS (pervasive development disorder--not otherwise specified).
Avatar n tn My son has attention deficit disorder so due to this, he gets bored very quickly of everything! My son is very active. He is always on the move. It is hard to keep him interested for any length of time. How old is your son? What types of activities do you think that he is interested in? Have you asked him specifically what he is interested in? What is his behavior like? What types of things will he do?
Avatar n tn A case study. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 11, 122-128. Jensen, P. S., Hinshaw, S. P., Swanson, J. M., Greenhill, L. L., Conners, C. K., Arnold, L. E., Abikoff, H.B., Elliott, G., Hechtman, L., Hoza, B., March, J. S., Newcorn, J. H., Severe, J. B., Vitiello, B., Wells, K., & Wigal, T. (2001). Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 22, 60-73. Miranda, A., Jarque, S., & Tarraga, R. (2006). Interventions in school settings for students with ADHD.
Avatar m tn As many as 50%–80% of children with Tourette's disorder have some symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder(ADHD), including a short attention span, restlessness, poor concentration, and diminished impulse control. On average, ADHD will manifest two and a half years before the tics appear. A dual diagnosis of ADHD and tic disorder is associated with more severe tics and greater social impairment than for tic disorder by itself.
Avatar n tn Adderall is a stimulant compound which is often prescribed for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This is an appropriate form of treatment for the condition. Side effects are the same as for other types of stimulant medication, and can include suppression of appetite, sleep onset delay (particularly if taken too late in the day), some GI upset if not taken with food, involuntary motor behavior (tic).
Avatar dr m tn snoring, depression or irritability, poor concentration, memory or focus problems, morning headaches, poor job performance, attention deficit disorder, and obesity. A recent study came out describing the number of car accidents in one year. It’s estimated that about 800,000 car accidents occur every year due to sleep apnea and of these, there are about 1,400 fatalities.
Avatar n tn Dear Lori, It sounds like your son displays a number of neurobehavioral difficulties and probably should be evaluated for sensorimotor and sensory integration problems, if for no other reason than to rule them out. If he displays Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (often referred to as ADD), sensory integration problems would not be an impediment to taking the types of medications commonly prescribed to treat ADHD. And, by the symptoms you listed, he may well display ADHD.
Avatar n tn The use of the attention training system. Behavior Modification, 16, 204-225. Fabiano, G. A. & Pelham, W. E. (2003). Improving the effectiveness of behavioral classroom interventions for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A case study. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 11, 122-128. Jensen, P. S., Hinshaw, S. P., Swanson, J. M., Greenhill, L. L., Conners, C. K., Arnold, L. E., Abikoff, H.B., Elliott, G., Hechtman, L., Hoza, B., March, J. S., Newcorn, J. H., Severe, J.
Avatar m tn ” The children who took the essential fatty acid supplements also had an unexpected—but significant improvement in their relationships with their parents. Giving young children with attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity, and learning disabilities at least 2 teaspoons of cod liver oil along with 300 milligrams of GLA (and 200 IU of vitamin E as mixed tocopherols) daily is very safe and will likely achieve the same or even better results observed by Dr. Portwood and her team.
685623 tn?1283485207 Concerta, Adderall, Ritalin) Medications used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder contain potent stimulants such as amphetamines and methylphenidate. Even minimal ingestions of these medications by pets can cause life-threatening tremors, seizures, elevated body temperatures and heart problems. 5) Benzodiazepines and sleep aids (e.g. Xanax, Klonopin, Ambien, Lunesta) These medications are designed to reduce anxiety and help people sleep better.
Avatar f tn What to do after you just say NO to Ritalin when a child has been diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or some other learning disability. And even if you don’t, ADD is a growing problem that you should be aware of some estimate that as many as one in five U.S. children are on Ritalin that’s 6 million kids.
Avatar m tn Treats or cures a host of ailments, including asthma, allergies, anxiety, depression, fatigue, hypoglycemia, digestive problems, and attention deficit disorder. Helps with weight loss, improves memory and mental ability, “detoxifies” the body. Bottom Line: Blue-green algae is not a medicine or a good source of nutrients. The few nutrients in blue-green algae are more plentiful and cheaper in foods.
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Avatar f tn My son is 6 years old and his latest diagnosis are Borderline Intellectual Intelligence, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Speech delayed and SID (Sensory Intergration Disorder). He is on meds for ADHD and aggression (ritalin, risperdal, and clonidine). All of these things effect his behaviors. Due to the ADHD he has very low impulse control, has trouble paying attention, and is overactive.
Avatar f tn My son is 6 years old and his latest diagnosis are Borderline Intellectual Intelligence, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Speech delayed and SID (Sensory Intergration Disorder). He is on meds for ADHD and aggression (ritalin, risperdal, and clonidine). All of these things effect his behaviors. Due to the ADHD he has very low impulse control, has trouble paying attention, and is overactive.
Avatar n tn occupational therapy, behavioral therapy, yoga and meditation techniques, music therapy, art therapy, drama therapy, psychiatrist, and psychologist. If you are prescribed to a medication I recommend from my experience that you also seek a outside support group or proffesional help that will also help guide you to further self-improvemnt and mental growth.
Avatar f tn Anemia, Blood sugar instability, Bone density loss, High blood pressure, low sex drive and/or difficulty achieving orgasm, Joint pain Thyroid disorders, Aggression , Anger, Depression, Inability to handle stress, Guilt or feelings of worthlessness, Excessive sleep Mood swings, Slow thought processing speed, Forgetfulness Attention deficit disorder, Hyperactivity Failure to finish tasks.