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What is ADHD?

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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a common neurological disorder, present in both children and adults.  It is estimated that between three and five percent of children have attention-deficit problems.  Symptoms can include inattention, difficulty focusing, feelings of restlessness and impulsivity.

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To some people, a discussion about ADHD is like discussing Bigfoot or the tooth fairy.  There are simply those who do not believe ADHD exists.  It seems astonishing that this is so when ADHD is one of the most researched disorders and according to The National Alliance on Mental Illness, it is also the most commonly diagnosed behavior…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted Enter Our Anti Stigma Contest and Help… Everyday you fight the stigma of living with ADHD. You get up, you go,…

06/20/14

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, commented on ADHD Around the World Thanks for sharing the link to that article. It is fascinating. I just may write something about…

12/27/13

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted ADHD Diagnoses Continues to Rise Back in 1998, the National Institutes of Health estimated that between 3 and 5 percent…

12/02/13

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, commented on Myth: ADHD is Not a Real Disorder Thanks Ruth for sharing your perspective.    Eileen

11/12/13

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