ADHD

Find the latest information and expert advice on parenting, medications to treat ADHD, ADHD in school, policy, mental health and stress, adult ADHD and more.

How Well Do You Truly Understand Adult ADHD?

Find out if you know as much about adult ADHD as you think, from treatment options to the number of Americans living with this condition.

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Where to Find Help for ADHD

You or your child has been diagnosed with ADHD. Now what? Eileen Bailey provides a practical guide of where to go for help.

By Eileen Bailey

10 Adult ADHD LIfestyle Tips

Need a roadmap to navigate adult ADHD? This infographic is full of tips to help you manage your condition.

By Amanda Page

Adult ADHD Versus Selfishness: Knowing the Difference

Certain characteristics of ADHD can be construed as selfishness, but selfishness implies a lack of care. ADHD persons merely exhibit symptoms of their illness.

By Eileen Bailey

Are Video Games Bad For Your Health?

What’s hype and what’s truth when it comes to health and video games? Jerry Kennard, Ph.D. examines the science on gaming and offers an accurate assessment.

By Jerry Kennard

Tips for Managing Clutter With Adult ADHD

Reducing clutter is challenging for everyone. Add ADHD and it can be overwhelming. Here are nine practical tips to help those with ADHD get clutter under control.

By Eileen Bailey

ADHD Meds Don't Help Healthy Students Think Better

Medications used to treat ADHD don’t boost cognitive function in young adults who don't actually have the condition, and may actually impair their thinking.

By Diane Domina

4 Lifestyle Changes to Help With ADHD Symptoms

While medication can be a key aspect of ADHD treatment, there are things you can change in your daily life to help, too.

By Hilary Thompson

Study Adds to Concerns About Pain Reliever Use During Pregnancy

Research has shown that long-term use of the pain reliever acetaminophen during pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk for neurodevelopmental problems like attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD...

By Diane Domina

The Role of Medication in ADHD Treatment

Medication does not cure ADHD. But it can help to reduce symptoms, when taken as prescribed.

By Eileen Bailey

Is a One-on-One School Aide Right for Your Child?

Know that the duties of a paraprofessional are based on your child’s unique needs.

By Eileen Bailey

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Paul Ballas, D.O.

Health Professional

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.