Category Archives: controversy

Non Stimulant ADHD Meds — ADHD Tip O the Day 980

While stimulants are  the first choice of medication used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), there are many non-stimulant medications that may be used. Statistically, stimulants are more effective, 85 % of ADHD ers. Straterra (atomoxetine), has the best response rate of the … Continue reading

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FAQ about ADHD — ADHD Tip O the Day 958

I get many AHD questions from various web sites. Here are some answers (ie my opinions) with links. What can cure ADHD?  –  Only God. Does ADHD get worse with aging? – No, age just adds more problems. Am I … Continue reading

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I’m Very Doubtful — ADHD Tip O the Day 949

Technically, adult onset ADHD isn’t possible, because it’s a neuro developmental disorder, meaning we’re born with it (or at least something interferes with the development of the nervous system early in life). The DSM requires symptoms to be present before … Continue reading

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Marijuana and ADHD? — ADHD Tip O the Day 918

Does Marijauna help with ADHD? I recently answered this question about marijuana (weed, pot) on another website. My answer stimulated a lot of controversy.  My answer began, “I don’t recommend marijuana. “ Apparently some people took this as my being … Continue reading

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The ADHD Brain — ADHD Tip O the Day 906

An Excellent Article from Dr. Nigg on the ADHD Brain (link is below) The new focus is on networks, not just the neurotransmitters on which they work.  The networks link different discrete areas of the brain.  I suspect there may … Continue reading

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