ADHD

ADHD is a condition that can result in hyperactivity, attention difficulty, and more. Learn about its symptoms, treatments and advice from parents.

12 Silent Signs of Adult ADHD You Might Be Ignoring

About 5 percent of U.S. adults have ADHD, but relatively few get diagnosed or treated. If these adult ADHD symptoms are disrupting your life, see your doctor.

9 Home Remedies for ADHD That Are Worth a Try

ADHD medications can help reduce symptoms. However, these 9 home remedies for ADHD may be worth a try.


I Was Diagnosed With ADHD at Age 47—And Now My Whole Life Makes Sense

One of the prevailing myths surrounding ADHD is that children always grow out of it as they become older.


Online Resources for ADHD

Where to find information about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).


7 Signs Your Toddler Might Have ADHD

Most little ones can be squirmy, but some behaviors—if they are outside the norm and in a child age 4...

Myths About ADHD You Still Get Wrong

We’ll help clear the confusion about ADHD, a prevalent yet often misunderstood disorder.


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How Meditation Can Help ADHD

Mindfulness meditation can be challenging if you have ADHD, but it can pay off in surprising ways. Here's how meditation...

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Racism in Healthcare: How to Get the Covid-19 Care You Need

One reason Covid-19 is hitting black people and others of color especially hard is bias in healthcare. While it's an...


8 Things Doctors Wish You Knew About ADHD Medication

From benefits to downsides—to common myths—here's what medical experts want you to know about ADHD treatments.


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8 Things that Can Happen When You Don’t Treat ADHD

From social to work issues, find out how untreated ADHD can affect your life.


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ADHD vs. Autism: What These Different Disorders Look Like in Children

These conditions aren't really connected at all, although sometimes children can have both. Here are the differences between ADHD and...

12 Powerful Quotes from Parents of Kids with ADHD

These parents of children with ADHD have been through it all. Check out their takes and what the experts have...


9 ADHD Symptoms That Can Look Different in Girls

People once thought of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder as a problem for little boys. Today, however, experts agree that...


The Surprising Factor That Makes an ADHD Diagnosis More Likely

Is your child's birthday on the cusp of his grade's cutoff date? Then you might want to think twice before...


10 Silent Signs Your Child Could Have ADHD

An energetic child may just be a healthy happy kid. But certain telltale signs may also indicate ADHD—here's what you...


ADHD and Preschool: Information for Parents

Many experts caution against labeling normal preschool behavior as a sign of ADHD, but when symptoms seem extreme, it's natural...

10 Ways to Manage Adult ADHD—from People Who Are Living With It

Imagine trying to juggle a full life of work and home demands when focus is almost impossible: That's everyday life...


10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Putting Your Child on ADHD Medication

Unsure whether your child needs meds for ADHD? This checklist will help you make an informed decision. Here's what you...


The Real Reasons Kids with ADHD Lie—and Ways to Help Them Stop

Lying can be a habit for some kids with ADHD. Learn why—and how to help them quit.


8 Things Never to Say to a Parent of a Kid With ADHD

Parenting ANY child is challenging. Parenting a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or another sensory processing disorder (SPD) often brings...


10 Conditions You Might Mistake for ADHD

Kids who have a hard time concentrating or learning might be suffering from one of these conditions.


Signs Your Energetic Toddler Might Have ADHD

About 11 percent of U.S. children have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), with nearly twice as many boys as girls...


13 Ways to Get Organized With ADHD

Disorganization is a hallmark of ADHD—but a few simple tricks can help you calm your mind, clear the clutter, and...


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Can Environmental Factors Cause ADHD?

Although the majority of research shows that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is hereditary, a growing body of research suggests

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ADHD and iPads: 5 Apps to Make Life Easier

Apple’s iPad has revolutionized the way we use computers by helping us keep up with friends, play games, manage finances,


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Stimulants and ADHD

The most common type of medication used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is called a “stimulant.” Although it


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ADHD and Impulsivity: Understanding and Assisting Impulse Control Issues

What does it mean to be impulsive? When should a child's impulsivity concern parents? Learn more and see tips for...


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Tests for ADHD: How Is It Diagnosed?

Children mature at different rates and have different personalities, temperaments, and energy levels. Most children get distracted, act impulsively, and


ADHD and Sugar: Information for Parents

Is it true that sugar causes or contributes to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Take a quick look at these...


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Diet and ADHD: Why Food Matters

What children eat — and don't eat — is an enormous part of the ADHD equation. Here's a quick look...