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The Best Exercise to Help Improve Impulse Control

Children and adults with ADHD are often caring and sensitive individuals. However, poor impulse control can often make it difficult for them to interact appropriately with their peers, teachers, or family. Impulse control is part of executive function and allows us to stop, think, and then act. Without the ability to control your actions, you might be labeled unruly, inconsiderate, or aggressive. The good news is that impulse control can be learned with the appropriate tools.

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Injuries, Impulse Control, and ADHD  

Neil Petersen, ADHD Millennial, shared his own experiences with ADHD and injuries in Psych Central. He also cites a study conducted by researchers in Turkey that examined this very topic.

Researchers in Turkey screened 222 children admitted to the emergency room for symptoms of ADHD and found that 4 out of 5 children had symptoms of possible ADHD.  With 80% of the children seen in the ER having ADHD symptoms, it could be assumed that children with ADHD do indeed suffer more injuries...

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Injuries, Impulse Control, and ADHD  

Neil Petersen, ADHD Millennial, shared his own experiences with ADHD and injuries in Psych Central. He also cites a study conducted by researchers in Turkey that examined this very topic. 

Researchers in Turkey screened 222 children admitted to the emergency room for symptoms of ADHD and found that 4 out of 5 children had symptoms of possible ADHD.  With 80% of the children seen in the ER having ADHD symptoms, it could be assumed that children with ADHD do indeed suffer more...

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Impulse Control, Binge Eating & ADHD

If you have ADHD, you probably find that you have to work twice as hard as your peers to produce the same results. Losing weight is no binge eating boy SMexception. In order to lose weight and eat healthy, you need to have impulse control and the ability to stay consistent with your diet plan. A study from the University of Toronto found that almost 30% of overweight individuals had ADHD symptoms. 

The ADHD brain is often looking for ways to trigger more dopamine.  This can make it difficult to control...

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