Category Archives: Medication

Is my medication for my ADHD working? How will I know?

Ever wonder why medication is often the first choice in treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Consider that they are only 20% to 30% effective. The trick is finding which, if any, will work. Parents face a dilemma when selecting stimulant medication for their child with ADHD. It is key to explore perspectives based on challenges. There […]

ADHD and Medication:  The Never-Ending Battle  

Beginning in 2006, researchers and government advisors urged new warnings and information for parents using drugs to treat ADHD. To date, these recommendations have not been fully implemented. People with ADHD are well known for their impulsivity and hyperactivity. With medication, sometimes side effects further aggravate this depiction. Sleep problems Headaches Cardiac risks Loss of […]