Can ADHD Form in Adulthood?

Can ADHD Form in Adulthood?

Technically the answer to this question is no. ADHD is usually present when an individual is seven years of age or younger. However, due to strict and organized parenting that brought about effective coping mechanisms, ADHD may not have become apparent until later in...
3 Dangers of Self-Medicating ADHD

3 Dangers of Self-Medicating ADHD

There are many people in the U.S. who misuse and abuse behavioral drugs. Sometimes the drugs are abused in order to improve focus, other times they are misused as a self-medication to resolve a self-diagnosis. If either is the case, here are some dangers to consider...
3 Common ADHD Stimulants

3 Common ADHD Stimulants

ADHD is most effectively treated through a combination of medication and counseling. Here are some common ADHD stimulants that are used. 1. Ritalin – Ritalin contains methylphenidate, which increases the levels of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain to reduce the...