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Research Confirms Perinatal Risk Factors for ADHD

(PET scan). From Zametkins et al. (1990) A recent German study confirms that there are, in fact, perinatal risk factors associated with ADHD. A combination of low socioeconomic status and gestational diabetes mellitus or GDM are strong risk factors for ADHD. Perinatal health problems, atopic eczema, and smoking during pregnancy all raise the [...]

CDC Releases Results from ADHD Study

Pet Scan of a Normal Brain and an ADHD brain. From Zametkins et al. (1990) A recent ADHD study conducted by the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities reached its conclusion, and the results were published online in the Journal of Attention Disorders[1]. This was one of the largest community [...]

How one Woman Copes with a Husband that has ADHD

When a parent has ADHD it can place a lot of stress on the family unit. I recently came across a blog[1] about how one woman coped with an ADHD husband and parenting a young child. It seems that, at times, the mother found it quite frustrating as her ADHD husband would break [...]

The 4 Secrets to Success with Adult ADHD

If you think or know you have ADHD, you're probably a little confused.  You may not feel like you have a "deficit" but you may not be entirely happy with how things are going in your life. Let's be honest.  Here's some stuff that you just have to know. 1) First, if you have ADHD, [...]

What Sucks & What Rocks About ADHD

You're distractable, impulsive, and constantly worried if you're doing the right things. But you're unpredictable, fun, and always trying out new things. Having ADHD can be a real pain in the butt.  Still, it gives you strengths and differences that you probably don't appreciate. It's up to you to learn how to use the good [...]