Category: ADHD

The Myth of the Sugar High

October 16, 2019 | By

by Dan Seigel, LMFT Halloween is upon us, and children everywhere are gearing up for evenings filled with costumes, trick-or-treating, and the promise of candy coming out of their noses. Parents, on the other hand, are ready for sweaty little goblins (at least down South, where fall may or may not wind its way to […]

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AD/HD Medications And Summer: To Take or Not To Take

November 14, 2012 | By

It is that time of year again: The grass is green, the birds are singing, and the school bells will not ring for another couple of months. Since the demand for sustained attention and concentration often are less in the summer, some parents of children with AD/HD question whether or not their children need to […]

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AD/HD 101: Across The Lifespan

November 14, 2012 | By

A wise thought to consider as we begin to think about the evaluation of AD/HD: Everything that looks like AD/HD is not AD/HD. (In fact, much of it is not!) The symptoms of inattentiveness, impulsivity, and restlessness are all quite common and universal. For example, most people tend to experience one or more of them “on a […]

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