Benefits of Early Treatment of ADHD

A deeper look into prior research on youngsters with ADHD shows that timely treatment can significantly decrease the negative outcomes such as academic and behavioral problems, depression and substance abuse. The analysis was conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital. According to Dr. Joseph Biederman, the head of Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD Program…

Workaholism& Psychiatric Disorders

Workaholics have a compulsion to work. They work excessively even it interferes with their sleep, health and relationship with family and friends. On the surface, they may seem to like and enjoy their work, but deep down they simply feel compelled to overwork. A large research study in Norway indicates that workaholics are more likely…

7 Types of Depression

Depression is one of the most common ailments affecting human beings and is the leading cause of disability in the United States among people between the ages of 15 and 24.  Majority (80%) of individuals who get treatment for depression show an improvement within 4-6 weeks.  However, it is unfortunate that two thirds of the…

Benefits of Practicing Yoga

Practicing yoga can help lower stress levels. There are other aspects to yoga than just stretching, this can be seen when results from studies, such as this 2004 article, suggests practicing yoga can lower one’s blood pressure. Yoga has also been recommended for people with high anxiety, as practicing yoga can lower anxiety as well…

26 Things You May Not Have Known About Adderall

There are generic versions of Adderall available. Adderall’s generic name is Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine. The only chemical difference between Meth and Adderall is one methyl group. From 2007-2012, in the USA the prescriptions for Adderall tripled. Adderall can be prescribed to both children and adults. From 2005-2011, emergency room visits for nonmedical stimulant use tripled. Adderall is…

Does My Child Have ADHD?

Does My Child Have ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder which makes it difficult to concentrate, focus, and stay still. In children especially, this disorder will make earning good grades in school that much more challenging. In adults, ADHD can cause disorganization, tardiness, and even anxiety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2012,…