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Can a traumatic brain injury cause ADHD?

injuryA Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is defined by the Mayo Clinic as a brain injury that results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. TBI is a common injury associated with contact sports such as hockey, football, lacrosse, and rugby. It can also be caused by an object that penetrates brain tissue. Many symptoms can result from a TBI.  One symptom category is Cognitive and Mental.  This category includes memory or concentration problems, mood changes or mood swings, and feeling depressed...

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ADHD and Daylight Savings Time

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ADHD and Daylight Savings Time

An estimated 25-50% of people with ADHD experience sleep problems, ranging from insomnia to secondary sleep conditions.  A lack of sleep typically exacerbates the symptoms of ADHD - focus, impulse control, and memory just to name a few.

Join our special sleep webinar on November 8th, ADHD & Sleep Problems - The Connection and Consequences

As we approach the end of daylight savings time and prepare to turn our clocks back, it is important to know the...

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Adult ADHD Couples and Intimacy

imageThe Importance of a Relationship Check In

If you live with another adult who has ADHD, this recent article below from Psychology Today may answer questions such as, why can’t my partner follow through? Or why doesn’t my partner listen to me?

Play Attention can help you develop the cognitive skills you need in order to develop positive relationships.  We can customize a plan that will improve your ability to:

  • Focus on what the other person is saying
  • Control your impulsive responses
  • Remember...
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10 Quick Office Snacks to Keep Your ADHD in Check

imageThese Snacks Will Help You Feel Energized and Productive!

Studies have shown that eating smaller and more frequent meals throughout the day can ease ADHD symptoms by keeping your blood sugar steady. This helps with attention, memory, and filtering distractions.

During the workday, you may want to reach for something with Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Many studies indicate that Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids can help curb symptoms of ADHD like distractibility and impulsivity.

Here are 10...

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