Be Allergic To Junk Food! Choose Foods For Better Brain Health.

Foods play an important role in our daily lives. The different foods we eat give us the energy we need to live our best lives. When we make the decision to eat healthy foods, we are helping our physical and cognitive health. Taking control of one’s diet can be challenging, but can be very rewarding. For those with ADHD, maintaining a proper diet can help mitigate ADHD symptoms. Children with ADHD sometimes experience behavioral issues or impulsivity due to spikes within their blood sugar or...

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Poof Procrastination Begone!

Procrastination has more than likely affected all of us at some point in our lives. It seems very easy to hit the snooze button, watch just one more show, or put off major changes in one’s life. Procrastination seem to affect those with ADHD more often. Our brains can have a lapse of attention, and we focus on another task. Or we may get distracted while instructions are given to us. This is often due to weak executive function. Executive function allows us to control planning, organization...

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Do You Mind?

Meditation has been positively impacting the lives of children and adults through its many practices over many years. Some of the positive effects range from improving attention problems, behavioral issues, or even excessive energy. There are several ways to help those that have ADHD symptoms including being able to train your mind through the practice of mindful meditation. Mindfulness is the training of being in the now. By focusing inwardly, one can train their attention and executive...

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ADHD and Nicotine

It only takes ONE! It only takes one puff of smoke from a cigarette for a person to start developing a nicotine dependency. Nicotine addiction has always been a rising health issue, but more recently it has become an alarming health issue for our younger adults. Young adults are being targeted by nicotine and vaping products, and are able to share such products with other students on school grounds.

Non Smoking Image SM 83289How does this affect your children who have ADHD? In a recent study done by
Duke University...

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