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Why Adults with ADHD Are Smokers

You know the dangers. You know smoking cigarettes greatly increases your risk of lung cancer, heart disease and other health problems. But you can’t seem to quit. If you have ADHD your chances of smoking are increased. Numerous studies have shown tha...

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ADHD: When Cabin Fever Strikes

Strategies to help fight feeling restless, bored, and antsy.

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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.

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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.

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Ten Ideas for Organizing Your Home

Organization may seem elusive to many people with ADHD, but it isn’t impossible. The following ideas may help.

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Tips for Using Social Media When you Have ADHD

Social media can provide endless distractions and waste hours of time, especially when you have ADHD. Here are tips to help you use social media with ADHD.

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ADHD: The Practical Guide for Achieving Your Resolutions

Some things to consider to make it easier to reach your goals for better organization, stronger treatment, or a happier lifestyle.

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10 Newsworthy HealthCentral Posts from 2017 on ADHD

The top 2017 posts covering ADHD treatment, research and lifestyle tips.

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Living With ADHD: Improving Your Time Management

Five common myths about time management, and ideas for completing tasks more effectively.

Living With ADHD: The Importance of Body Language

Pragmatic language skills are often difficult for those with ADHD.