Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Ideal Diet for ADHD

In many research across the world, it has been found out that there have been effects on how ADHD patients react to some food. It may not necessarily cause harm but it does increase hyperactivity amongst them. Knowing this, it is best to give them a more healthy and controlled diet.
The results of providing them a more controlled diet is to sustain a healthier to help them become more stable. Diet for ADHD people usually compose of rice, meat, vegetables, fruits, and water and are scheduled regularly. Most of them are experiencing food sensitivity which is triggering some physical or behavioural changes.
These changes may cause them to be more hyperactive than usual that is why it is better that it should be prevented. Taking care of ADHD people is already a handful and it would be helpful to give a more balanced diet to them as this will help in improving their interpersonal skills. Setting a good environment and good healthy food will definitely help them cope with ADHD better.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Factors that may Affect Children With ADHD

  There are a few factors during pregnancy that may affect a child’s behaviour according to a cohort study done by researchers on the possible causes of ADHD. Though there are no accurate conclusions that will ensure a 100% result on these activities, it has been found out that circumstances and some activities of the parent during pregnancy can cause advert effects on child’s behavior as they grown.

Physical effects may be more evident than that of the behavioral since it is not easy to diagnose a child with behavioral problems at a very early age. These activities are listed as some of the factors that can cause problems such as ADHD.  The following are factors that can influence an unborn child are the mother’s ages and educational background, parents with psychological problems, smoking and drinking during pregnancy and the current financial state of the parent.

It has been unclear whether the long term consequences may affect child behavior but it subsequently shows increased risk on the baby’s physical health.  It is crucial to observe a healthy lifestyle and environment during pregnancy.  It is best to create an amicable psychological and physical environment for unborn children as this is the time where development is crucial. ADHD is manageable but being knowledgeable enough about how to avoid this may give your child a better and brighter future.

Know more about ADHD and how to deal with it on Coping With ADHD book.

Monday, 10 September 2012

Overdue Babies Prone to ADHD

There have been studies made to find out the possibility of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to children who were born after 42 weeks. A normal child birth should range between 37 and 42 weeks.

 In the study conducted by researchers from Erasmus University, late-born children are more likely to have symptoms of ADHD. Also, it has been found out in observation from parents and research done by experts that overdue babies experience behavioral and emotional problems in their early childhood.

On the other hand, a significant number of parents who gave birth to overdue children were also more likely to report symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. However, this study has limitation as there are other factors that may lead to ADHD such as environment and parental care.

To know further about ADHD, you can refer to the book Coping With ADHD to give you more helpful references about the best ways to handle ADHD.

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Diet Researched For ADHD Children

Together with child and adolescent psychiatrists, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have just completed an extensive report which reviews the studies which have been done so far on the significance of diet for children and young people with ADHD. The report shows that there are potential benefits in changing the diets of children with ADHD, but that key knowledge in the area is still lacking. Full story
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Dietary Research For ADHD

Thursday, 5 April 2012

Making friends can be a big challenge and in this video Marcy White, Mary-Lou VanBerkel and Louise Kinross offer advice about learning disabilities.

Dr. Diane Philipp child psychiatrist talks about helping a child to modulate their temperament and transitions.

ADHD Diagnosis

A new German study has suggested professional could be misdiagnosing three out of four attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) cases. 

Diagnosis can be unscientific, by chance and even subjective, as therapists use intuition and hunches, rather than proper scientific tests and significant differences were found to occur between diagnosing girls and boys. 

Some psychotherapists and psychiatrists are routinely diagnosing ADHD without scientific testing, with the number of diagnosed cases rising fourfold since 2002 and with pharmaceutical prescriptions rising at a corresponding rate. 

Reference: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2012; 80: 128-38.

Friday, 9 March 2012

Video Of Disecting The Human Brain

Research on the human brain is the only way to know what is right or wrong with the human brain. This video is explicit and shows what the Brain Bank at Harvard does. It also show the visual difference between a normal brain and a person who was suffering with Alzheimer disease.

Thursday, 8 March 2012

Inspiration For Your ADHD Child

This video shows what is possible for humans to achieve and there should be no barrier to what mankind can achieve.

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

ADHD The Facts

ADHD and how to cope

Coping With ADHD
  • The advantages and disadvantages of medication
  • What behaviour changes need to be made
  • How families can cope with an ADHD person
  • How to parent an ADHD child
  • Building your ADHD child’s self-esteem
  • Why your child is so angry and how to defuse that anger