Concerta vs. Vyvanse for ADHD

1 day 18 hours ago
Concerta and Vyvanse are two stimulant medications that can help treat ADHD. In this article, learn about how they work, as well as their possible side effects.

Everything you need to know about methylphenidate

6 days 4 hours ago
Methylphenidate is a stimulant drug that doctors prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Learn about how it works, its side effects, and typical dosages here.

Does ADHD affect IQ?

1 week ago
There is no correlation between ADHD and intelligence or IQ. However, some people with ADHD may have symptoms that allow them to intensely focus on tasks they enjoy, while others may have symptoms that prevent them from focusing at all. Learn more about ADHD and IQ here.

What to know about guanfacine for the treatment of ADHD

1 week 2 days ago
Guanfacine (Intuniv) is a nonstimulant drug option for the treatment of children with ADHD. A doctor may prescribe guanfacine if stimulant medications have been unsuccessful or have been causing harmful or unpleasant side effects. Learn more about guanfacine here.

Can you overdose on Adderall?

1 week 3 days ago
Adderall is a psychostimulant. While it helps treat some conditions, it also has side effects and risks, including the risk of overdose. Learn about the symptoms of an Adderall overdose and what to do here.

What to know about ADHD and hyperfocus

1 week 3 days ago
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has many symptoms, one of which is hyperfocus. Hyperfocus causes a person to fixate on things that interest them. Learn more about hyperfocus in ADHD, as well as how to manage it, here.

What to know about the Concerta crash

1 week 6 days ago
Concerta is a stimulant medication that helps treat the symptoms of ADHD. As the drug leaves the body, a person may experience fatigue or depression. People call this the ‘Concerta crash.’ Learn about causes and prevention here.

Everything you need to know about Concerta

1 week 6 days ago
Concerta is a type of medication that doctors sometimes prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is a slow-release medication, meaning that if a person takes one pill in the morning, it will release the drug into the body throughout the day. Learn more here.

Everything you need to know about Adderall

2 weeks 1 day ago
In this article, learn all about Adderall, a type of stimulant medication that doctors sometimes prescribe to treat ADHD or narcolepsy. We cover the uses, side effects, dosage, and more.

What is the difference between autism and ADHD?

2 weeks 3 days ago
A number of symptoms can be common to autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, these are separate conditions with key differences. It is also possible to have both autism and ADHD. Learn more here.

What to know about ADHD misdiagnosis

2 weeks 6 days ago
The symptoms of ADHD tend to resemble those of other conditions, which may result in a misdiagnosis. Some characteristics of ADHD may also be symptoms of other conditions. Learn more about why a doctor might misdiagnose ADHD here.

CBD oil for ADHD: Does it work?

2 weeks 6 days ago
CBD oil is a popular alternative remedy for a variety of medical conditions. In this article, learn about whether it can help treat ADHD and whether it is safe for children to use.

Is ADHD genetic? Everything you need to know

2 weeks 6 days ago
In this article, learn about the latest research on genetics and ADHD, which includes studies looking at whether the children of parents with ADHD are more likely to develop the same condition.

What is the link between Vyvanse and hypersexuality?

3 weeks ago
Vyvanse is a brand of amphetamine that doctors may prescribe for ADHD or binge eating disorder (BED). Some research links amphetamine use to hypersexuality, and both ADHD and BED may also affect sexual function. Learn more about the symptoms of hypersexuality and the effects of the drug here.

Is there a link between ADHD and dopamine?

1 month ago
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder that can occur in both children and adults. Research suggests that there may be a link between a dopamine imbalance in the brain and the development of ADHD. Learn more here.

What to know about Asperger's syndrome and ADHD

1 month ago
Autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are conditions that doctors link to brain development. Asperger's syndrome is no longer a separate diagnosis and typically refers to a mild form of autism. In this article, we look at the differences between autism spectrum disorder and ADHD.

Guanfacine vs. Adderall: What is the difference?

1 month ago
Doctors prescribe the two drugs guanfacine and Adderall for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which people more often call ADHD. These medications work in different ways and have different side effects. Learn about both here, how to take them, and which one may be more suitable.

What to know about executive function disorder

1 month 1 week ago
Executive function is a broad set of mental skills that are important for achieving goals and interacting with others. People with executive function disorder may find it difficult to organize themselves, focus their attention, and control their emotions and behavior. Learn more here.

Is hair loss a side effect of Adderall?

1 month 1 week ago
Adderall is a combination drug for the short-term treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Although it is generally a safe and effective drug, it can cause a range of side effects. Alopecia, or hair loss, is a potential but uncommon side effect of taking Adderall. Learn more here.
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), also referred to as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), is one of the most common childhood conditions that involve behavioral symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Although the condition may begin during childhood, it can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Signs of ADHD include a short attention span or being easily distracted, restlessness, constant fidgeting or overactivity and being impulsive. ADHD can be hard to diagnose and even harder to understand.
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