Tag Archives: ADHD

Prenatal Exposure to Valproic Acid: ADHD and Other Deficits in Cognitive Functioning

Previous studies have shown that children exposed to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) during pregnancy may be at increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders.  In a recent population-based cohort study from Denmark, researchers examined the prevalence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children with prenatal exposure to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs).  The conort included all liveborn singleton children born between… Read More »

If My Child Has ADHD, Do I Have It?

Your child has just been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and your struggling to understand how she developed it. The first question that comes to your mind, “does this mean that I, or my spouse, gave it to her?” The question of whether or not a parent of a child with ADHD has… Read More »

The Difference Between ADD and ADHD

Introduction ADD and ADHD are both deficit disorders that mostly affect children, even though grown-ups can also show signs of these. Even though the two might look like one and the same to the untrained eye, they do differ on several points. In this article, we will see exactly what ADD and ADHD stand for,… Read More »

Adhd And Vitamins

by carol.baby Everyone requires vitamins. They enable our bodies to function and keep our minds strong. But not all people take vitamin supplements, for reasons such as that they are costly or some just do not want to take them. However, people who follow a healthy diet which includes plenty of fruits and vegetables may… Read More »