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“ADHD and Spring Cleaning: 10 Survival Tips”

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This May 7, 2008 Health Central article talks a little about tips for folks who have ADHD and are considering doing some spring cleaning offering things to consider about how to approach it and things to ask yourself as you consider the task.

English: Spring Cleaning on the River Teviot T...

English: Spring Cleaning on the River Teviot This Vacuum Cleaner must have been washed up after the Snow melt (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD”

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This September 16, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about studies showing a difference in the brain connections of someone with ADHD when compared to the brain connections of someone who doesn’t have ADHD.  While the study needs more research, it is felt that this may lead to better diagnosis of ADHD, and could also benefit people with other disorders like Schizophrenia.

“Stimulant treatment for ADHD may also reduce smoking risk”

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This May 12, 2014 article found on the MNT website talks about a possible link between treating kids who have ADHD with stimulants and a decreased risk of starting smoking.  While researchers aren’t clear on why this connection exists and feel more research is needed to figure out the link, they do feel there is some connection between the two things even if they don’t understand it yet.

English: Adderall

English: Adderall (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Drivers With ADHD May Be at Higher Risk for Serious Crashes”

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This January 29, 2014 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about a recent study to assess the risk of automobile crashes among those diagnosed with ADHD.

Food Coloring and ADHD - No Known Link, But Wi...

Food Coloring and ADHD – No Known Link, But Wider Safety Issues Remain: UMD Researcher (Photo credit: Merrill College of Journalism Press Releases)

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“Adult ADHD is Not a Gift?”

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the lit...

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the literature (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This November 4, 2013 blog post on the Healthy Place ADHD blog talks about the difference between an “ADHD Adult” and an “Adult with ADHD” the post also includes a video from an outside source that describes this from a slightly different angle yet still brings the point home.

“Research Shows How Ritalin Affects Brains of Kids With ADHD: Medication activates areas associated with the disorder, scans show”

The cerebellum is largely responsible for coor...

The cerebellum is largely responsible for coordinating the unconscious aspects of proprioception. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This May 31, 2013 article on the Health Day Consumer News website talks about recent findings that show Ritalin affects the parts of the brain in kids with ADHD that have been long suspected as the areas where deficiencies have been long thought to be.

“Changes to psychiatry’s ‘bible’ could widen definition of ADHD”

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the lit...

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the literature (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This April 13, 2013 article on the myfoxphilly.com website talks about upcoming changes to the diagnostic criteria for ADHD

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