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  1. ADHD: Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has ADHD - Topic Overview

    Being a parent of a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is full of challenges and frustrations,which can lead to exhaustion. Taking good physical and emotional care of yourself will help provide you with needed energy. Schedule time for yourself. Proper diet,exercise,rest,and leisure activities are important to include in your routine. Use a calendar,planner,or ...

  2. Atomoxetine (Strattera) for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Drug details for Atomoxetine (Strattera) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  3. ADHD: Helping Your Child Get the Most From School

    Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have difficulty in school because their symptoms-inattention, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity-get in the way of learning.Success in school is important for the development of healthy self - esteem and confidence.Key pointsYou can help your child succeed in school by:Working with teachers and other school personnel.Educating yoursel

  4. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Prevention

    There is no known way to prevent attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but there are ways to help your child have fewer learning and attention problems.

  5. Stimulants for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Drug details for Stimulants for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  6. ADHD and Hyperactivity - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. ADHD: Should My Child Take Medicine for ADHD?

  7. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Home Treatment

    When your child has ADHD, home treatment can improve behavior and functioning at home and school.

  8. ADHD: Other Conditions With Similar Symptoms - Topic Overview

    Finding out exactly what is causing behavioral problems can be difficult,since symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may also be caused by other problems. The main symptoms of ADHD-inattention,hyperactivity,and impulsiveness-may also result from: Giftedness. Some gifted children will show signs of inattention in class. Often they are not challenged and are bored. So ...

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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