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Study Finds High Fructose Intake May Trigger Impulsive Behavior, Aggression, and ADHD

ADHD blog 12012021Science Times [1] reported a study conducted by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, the University of Denver, and New England Inpatient Specialists that was recently published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior.

According to Science Times, “The study by the researchers hypothesized that hyperactive disorders such as impulsivity and mania go back to ancient foraging instincts triggered by a high intake of fructose.

The researchers warn that consuming large amounts of...

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Is it AHD or Slow Processing Speed?

timed testSlow Processing Speed (SPS) is the time it takes for individuals to take in information, process it, and respond. The information processed can be visual, verbal, or motor. In the article Slow Processing Speed: Signs & Solutions for a Misunderstood Deficit, Dr. Ellen Braaten discusses the difference between SPS and ADHD symptoms.  She also provides tips on how to cope and manage at home.

Dr. Braaten was studying children with ADHD and/or other learning developmental...

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Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

​It is commonplace for everyone to make New Year’s resolutions, however, adults with ADHD can experience frustration by not following their list of resolutions for the following year.

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In an effort to eliminate that frustration and improve the likelihood of keeping your New Year’s resolutions, follow a simple process throughout the year.
 
Although New Year's resolutions are often life changing, start with a simple task such as cleaning out a closet, taking a ten minute walk each...
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3 Herbs You May Want to Try to Boost Your Brain Power

ginseng thailand 1164102 640We can all benefit from improving our attention. Did you know that humans now have a shorter attention span than a goldfish? Medical Daily featured a study by Microsoft Corporation that found that the attention span of a human has dropped from 12 seconds to 8 seconds within the past decade.

If you are struggling with ADHD, your ability to sustain your attention can be a constant challenge.  There have been many studies on how some natural supplements may help. ADDitude Magazine...

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