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ADHD Friendly Snacks for Back to School

imageThere is no evidence that supports the idea that diet causes ADHD.  However, there are several studies that indicate healthy nutrition can help to improve symptoms.

It is important to provide your child with snacks to help ease ADHD symptoms throughout the day.  If your child is on medication and doesn’t have much of an appetite during the day, they may come home extremely hungry and will need a snack with all the right amounts of protein, fat, and complex carbohydrates.  Remember to use...

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Positive Affirmations

Positive Affirmations in the AM and Goodnight with Gratitude

week 1 centerAffirmations are positive statements you repeat to yourself to replace negative or unhelpful thoughts. They can be used to motivate yourself, help create positive changes in your life, or improve your self-esteem.

And they just may rewire your brain!

Positivepsychology.com cites six examples of evidence from empirical studies that suggest that positive self-affirmation practices can be beneficial:


  1. Self-affirmations have been...
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How Aging Affects Focus

agingHarvard Healthbeat released a blog to help understand the age-old (pun intended) question, Why can’t I remember where I left my keys?

“Just as you may not run as fast or jump as high as you did as a teenager, your brain's cognitive power—that is, your ability to learn, remember, and solve problems—slows down with age. You may find it harder to summon once familiar facts or divide your attention among two or more activities or sources of information. These changes affect your ability to focus...

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Managing ADHD Forgetfulness

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If you have ADHD, you may find that you have impaired short-term or working memory.  As a result, you may have difficulty remembering assignments or completing tasks that require focus or concentration.

If you wish to have a consultation to discuss your ADHD memory problems, click here.

Below are some recommendations VeryWellHealth recently posted that may help you.

Medication

"Stimulant medication has been shown to improve many symptoms of ADHD, and for some, it may help manage working...

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