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    1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Topic Overview

      Hyperactivity refers to inappropriate or excessive activity for a person's age or situation. Hyperactivity is not always a continuous behavior,as is often assumed. A person who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with hyperactivity as the main symptom may only sometimes be overactive. If a person has the primarily inattentive type of ADHD,he or she may even seem less active ...

    2. ADHD Medicines: Suicide Warning for Strattera - 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?Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. ADHD: Helping Your Child Get the Most From School

    3. ADHD Medicines: Suicide Warning for Strattera - Topic Overview

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent out an advisory on the medicine Strattera (atomoxetine). This medicine may be used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Taking this drug may increase the risk of thinking about suicide in children. The FDA warning is based on studies of 2,200 children. One child who was taking Strattera tried to kill himself. Other studies ...

    4. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Treatment Overview

      Learn about ADHD treatment and how to successfully manage ADHD with medications, therapy, group or psychiatric support, and individualized education programs (IEPs).

    5. Antihypertensives for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

      Drug details for Antihypertensives for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

    6. 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.

    7. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - 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?

    8. 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.

    9. ADHD Medicines: Suicide Warning for Strattera - 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 ...

    10. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Exams and Tests

      How is ADHD diagnosed? Learn how doctors use a person's symptoms and different ADHD tests to diagnose attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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