ADHD Online Community
In WebMD’s online community, you can check out the ADHD blog from WebMD’s ADHD expert, ask our expert questions on the message board, and chat with others living with ADHD.
Can You Prevent ADHD?
Find out how good prenatal and medical care can help you reduce the chances of ADHD. Discover the importance of a balanced diet, good parenting skills, and early childhood learning to help kids focus in school.
ADHD and Sleep Disorders
WebMD explores the relationship between ADHD and sleep disorders. Find out about snoring, sleep apnea, and restless legs syndrome, and how ADHD medications can cause sleep problems.
Food Dye and ADHD
WebMD explores the relationship between food dye and ADHD symptoms. Find out about food coloring and hyperactivity, how diet influences ADHD symptoms, and what steps to take if you suspect an association between food dye and ADHD.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - When To Call a Doctor
If a child, teen, or adult shows signs or symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it is important to contact a doctor, such as a family physician, pediatrician, or psychiatrist, who can help.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Medications
Stimulants are usually used as medication to treat ADHD. In general, stimulant medications improve symptoms in about 70% of people who have ADHD.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Home Treatment
When your child has ADHD, home treatment can improve behavior and functioning at home and school.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - What Happens
Differentiating between what is normal for the age and what may be caused by ADHD can be difficult in children this young.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Other Treatment
Behavioral interventions help train adults responsible for a child with ADHD. It emphasizes the need to establish routines and rules for behavior.
ADHD: Helping Your Child Get Things Done
One of the most difficult things about parenting a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is getting your child to do what you ask. Daily routines, such as getting ready for school or bed and getting homework done, can become battlegrounds.ADHD symptoms-inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity-are obstacles to understanding and following instructions. Unless your child ...