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  1. Vitamins and Supplements for ADHD

    WebMD explains the use of vitamins and supplements in the treatment and management of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Find out what vitamins and minerals as well as other natural supplements can and cannot do when they are used to treat ADHD.

  2. What Is Executive Function?

    The frontal lobe of the brain controls executive function - everything from our ability to remember a phone number to finish a homework assignment to avoid eating a hunk of chocolate cake. Learn more about diagnosing and compensating for executive function problems.

  3. What Is Adjunctive Therapy for ADHD in Children?

    If a stimulant drug for ADHD in kids doesn't work well, doctors may try adjunctive therapy. In adjunctive therapy, another drug is added in addition to the stimulant drug.

  4. ADHD: Hyperactive-Impulsive Type

    WebMD explains the hyperactive-impulsive type of ADHD, including symptoms, treatment, and how it differs from the inattentive type of ADHD.

  5. ADHD: Inattentive Type

    WebMD explains the inattentive type of ADHD in children, including symptoms of this condition and ways to treat it.

  6. Impulse Control: Managing Behaviors of ADHD Kids

    WebMD has tips for parents to help their children with ADHD control impulsive behavior.

  7. Common Epilepsy Causes and Seizure Triggers

    WebMD explains the causes of epilepsy and what can trigger seizures. Also find out about the connection between epilepsy and head injuries, stroke, drug abuse, and more.

  8. Abdominal Epilepsy in Children and Adults

    WebMD explains what abdominal epilepsy is and how it affects children and adults. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments.

  9. What Is Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy?

    WebMD explains juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, including symptoms, causes, tests, and treatments.

  10. What Is Benign Rolandic Epilepsy?

    WebMD explains benign rolandic epilepsy, including its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

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