ADHA - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


        

Should Toddlers Be Medicated for ADHD?

May 21, 2014 - By Alex Pietrowski The trend of medicating children for behavioral issues continues to grow, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is now reporting that as many as over ten thousand toddlers under 4 years old in the United States are presently being medicated for Attention Deficit Hyperactiv ...

Harvard Research Finds Link Between Fluoridated Water ADHD and Mental Disorders

March 5, 2014 - Joe Martino Activist Post New research published in The Lancet by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) found that various chemicals that many children are exposed to are having a direct effect on the creation of disord ...

Mental Handcuffs A Kids View of ADHD Medications

January 3, 2014 - Sigmund Fraud Activist Post What is it like to be a ‘below average’ student in a culture that increasingly drugs children to induce conformity? ‘Minimum Max’, a short film created by high school student Josh Ovalle, presents the viewer with a modern day dilemma that many ...

The Selling of ADHD: Diagnoses Prescriptions Soar for Big Pharma

December 17, 2013 - Democracy Now Taken at face value, the latest figures on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) suggest a growing epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 15 percent of high school children are diagnosed with ADHD. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOvzcK6 ...

28% Increase in US Children Taking Medication for ADHD: CDC Study

November 23, 2013 - Continued increases in ADHD diagnoses and treatment with medication among US children A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) found that an estimated two million more children in the United States (U.S.) have been diagnosed with a ...

Huge Study Finds 5-fold Increase in ADHD Medication Use in Kids and Teens

September 13, 2013 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post Use of stimulant medications to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents has increased significantly over the past several years - around the globe. Recently, we reported a staggering increase in the UK for children as yo ...

Childrens ADHD Prescriptions Increase Nine-fold Ages Three and Up

July 11, 2013 - By Heather Callaghan The UK, like the U.S., is concerned by a baffling increase in heavy prescription drugs like Ritalin and psychotropics apparently given to children diagnosed with ADHD* as young as three – although guidelines condemn its use for children under age six. Medical pundits c ...

Treating ADHD Without Drugs

May 5, 2013 - The CDC estimates that 5.4 million children in America have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), while over half of these kids are taking stimulants to manage the condition, including Ritalin and Adderall. And the majority of these kids are boys. Although there&rsqu ...
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