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Is there any new treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD) in children??

Is there any new treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD) in children??

ADHD: Great Plains Laboratory in Kansas has specialized lab tests for ADHD and other information. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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Any there any reports stating that musical therapy ishelpful for ADHD children?

Any there any reports stating that musical therapy ishelpful for ADHD children?

None : Music and adhd go together easily, many musicians being adhd. But practicing and drilling is tedious to add people. If there's an aptitude or desire for music, pursue it. But this isn't a treatment modality. It's more of an interest that needs to be nurtured. ...Read more

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Will children with ADHD truly benefit from behavior therapy?

Will children with ADHD truly benefit from behavior therapy?

They can: Well-designed and applied behavioral therapy is as effective in controlling adhd symptoms as are adhd medications. However, both require ongoing use to maintain efficacy. Adhd is a chronic disorder & no current interventions offer a cure, so be sure to use interventions you can sustain over time. With maturity, children may be able to take over aspects of self-monitoring, but structure is key. ...Read more

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Which type of treatments are there for adhd?

Which type of treatments are there for adhd?

Medications: Excellent question! adhd is a clinical medical illness that is primarily a genetically inherited condition. When this goes untreated for years or decades, psychological complications may complicated the picture. In my practice, and consistent with research, the best treatments are medications produced for this condition. They are very effective and safe. Psychotherapy may be very helpful also. ...Read more

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What are some of the non-drug treatments for ADHD?

What are some of the non-drug treatments for ADHD?

ADHD Non-Med Answers: ADHD meds are can be very very effective and life changing. However, biggest non-drug intervention for ADHD is exercise, typically at least every other day and increase as needed. Use of exercise in between attention intensive activities highly recommended. Short bursts and small doses of exercise. See: http://michellesegar.com/books/no-sweat ...Read more

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What is the most common way to get treatment for adhd?

What is the most common way to get treatment for adhd?

ADHD: Thorough workup & evaluation by pediatrician (if child) or pcp (if adult), then referral to mental health counselor for therapy & psychiatrist for medication evaluation. All those disciplines work together as a team. ...Read more

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Are there any effective, natural treatments for child adhd?

Are there any effective, natural treatments for child adhd?

Controversial: Few natural treatments get subjected to rigors of clinical trials, so claims can be quite controversial and most mainstream advocacy groups such as chadd.Org discuss some of the reservations at great length. Traditional stimulants are effective in majority of the cases, and the risks of exploring less rigorously studied approaches need to weigh safety vs risk of continued school or behavior probs. ...Read more

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What are the sign of an ADHD child,and how to manage or what are the treatment?

What are the sign of an ADHD child,and how to manage or what are the treatment?

See psychiatrist: Child with A.D.H.D.is having attention disorder ,cannot focus,is impulsive and hyperactive .His behavior may be aggressive and destructive.He may be causing disturbance in the classroom.He should be seen,examined by psychiatrist and treated with medicine also to get behavior therapy ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if a person with add (not adhd) never gets treatment?

Could you tell me what happens if a person with add (not adhd) never gets treatment?

All Sorts of Endings: #1 this person might find ways 2 address & overcome any problems the add creates, assuming s/he recognizes any such problems. #2 on the other hand, s/he may or may not recognize any problems. #3 even if s/he does recognize any such problems, s/he may not see them as interfering w/ her/his home life, relationships, work life, etc. Ask: is add limiting/hurting me @ home or @ work? In relationships? ...Read more

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Any help for someone that has 'adhd"? What are the treatments or medications involved?

Yes indeed: Adhd can be helped. There are psychologists trained to provide a type of therapy which helps. As well there are psychiatrists who are trained to provide appropriate and helpful medication which are approved by the fda. ...Read more

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