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Are Vaccines A Cause Of Adhd
Is it true that vaccines can do more harm than good?I read that it lowers the immune system and can cause things like ADHD what's vaccine side effects?
No.: The answer is no! like when you naturally come in contact with chicken pox ; then can never get it again because your immune system learns to fight the virus, vaccines similarly boost your immune system. And there is no connection betw vaccines ; adhd, autism, etc. Etc. If you really want to know how important vaccines are, search online for pics ; info about the diseases we vaccine against! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does it matter which flu vaccine a child with ADHD (takes methylin ER daily) receives? Shot or mist?
It does not matter: Both work very well. There is limited data to suggest that FluMist might work a little better. Another upside is no injection, but if you want to have FluMist administered and covered by insurance, certain plans do not cover it. Check first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More complicated : Adhd is considered a neurodevelopmental/neurobehavioral disorder. This implies some inherent neurologic abnormalities that are genetic but environment can have a large influence. Poor sleep, dysfunctional family dynamics, poor diet, lack of physical activity and overuse of electronics will exacerbate. In some children addressing these factors may be all that is needed while others may need meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Genetics: Most cases of adhd are inherited. There is great evidence to indicate that adhd is inherited and passed on for parent to child. Many factors can determine if inherited adhd will penetrate into clinically significant adhd, but it's genetic nature is indisputable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
ADHD: Adhd is a neurological condition with genetic causes increased by psychological or environmental factors. However, attentional issues cause be cause by depression, anxiety, insomnia, epilepsy/seizures, head injuries, substance use, thyroid issues, and other medication conditions. A medical evaluation may be warranted. Coping skills through therapy can also be useful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are possible causes of a lifelong tendency to misplace or permanently lose things? (ADHD diagnosis ruled out via neurocognitive testing)
Many causes: There are numerous possible causes for chronic problems with what is considered to be working memory deficits. These can include psychiatric illnesses other than ADHD such as anxiety and depressive disorders. A long history of poor organizational skills can also come from a learned behavior that you need to correct by actively working in your organizational skills. ...Read more
If I have ADHD without taking medications , can it be the cause that lead me to find excuses to not study or to do something else than studying ?
Unlikely ADHD: Too many young people are given the diagnosis of adhd and put on medication. Look for ways to increase your concentration abilities. Carve out short periods of time with no other distractions (music, phone, other people around) and put in a solid 20 minutes. Feel good about it and take a break and get back into it. Studying is not easy for most people. Study what is most difficult first! ...Read more
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