Monthly Archives: September 2011

For kids with ADHD, regular ‘green time’ is linked to milder symptoms

A new study adds to the evidence that time spent in green outdoor settings benefits children with ADHD. A study of more than 400 children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has found a link between the children’s routine play … Continue reading

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Use Herbal Remedies for ADHD

ADHD is typically treated with the medications methylphenidate or amphetamine, which are stimulant drugs. While they have been proven to be effective they also have a high risk for abuse and have many side effects such as weight changes, appetite … Continue reading

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Alterations in Brain Dopamine Pathway Appears to be Associated with Certain Symptoms of ADHD

Among the findings of the authors: “This study provides evidence in favor of the predicted disruption in the mesoaccumbens dopamine pathway in ADHD. With PET imaging, lower D2/D3 receptor and DAT [dopamine transporters] availability in those with ADHD than in … Continue reading

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