Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderInfo Center
Safely driving a car requires concentration and focus, which might be difficult for those with ADHD. One new study looked at the relationship between ADHD and serious car accidents among adults.
Waiting to have children is not uncommon, but there might be some consequences for the children if parents wait too long.
Acetaminophen is the most common over-the-counter pain reliever in the United States, and is generally considered safe for pregnant women to use. A new study, however, showed that the medication may affect a child's behavioral development.
Stimulants are known to increase stroke risk in adults. But what does this mean for the five million kids between 5 and 17 who have ADHD, many of whom will be treated with stimulants?
Millions of traffic accidents happen each year, and they are often due to people being distracted. People with ADHD pose a unique risk.
Separately, ADHD and asthma each have been associated with mood disorders. Are patients with both ADHD and asthma at an even greater risk?
Sometimes factors in our environment increase our risk of a particular condition without actually causing that condition. Still, knowing those factors can be helpful, for example, when it comes to ADHD.
A wide range of psychotropic medications are available to treat mental health conditions, including disorders in teens. But how many teens are actually taking these medications?
If it seems as though more children are being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it's not your imagination. The numbers really are going up.
Sufficient sleep is an important part of staying heathy for all individuals, especially for children. And just one simple house rule may help kids get enough sleep — remove the TV.