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    Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    ADHD is a group of behaviors that can make it difficult to focus at school, work or home… What is attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behaviors. It used to also be called attention deficit disorder (ADD). ADHD

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    Adult ADHD

    Adult ADHD does exist but may look slightly different than it does in children… and overall health. In order to be diagnosed with adult ADHD, you must have had symptoms prior to age 12. Can adult ADHD be prevented or avoided? You cannot prevent or…

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    St. John's Wort: Drug-Supplement Interactions

    St. John’s Wort is a plant used in teas, ointments, and dietary supplements for a list of health conditions. It… and liquid extracts. The supplements are used for a variety of health conditions. These include kidney and lung problems, sleep issues, menopause, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

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    Nutrition Tips for Kids

    Eating healthy begins at a young age. Consider these tips for your young children… Improve their minds Even out their moods Help them maintain a healthy weight Help prevent mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and ADHD Plus, having a healthy diet and focusing on…

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    Oppositional Defiant Disorder

    Oppositional defiant disorder is a behavior condition that affects children and teens. It causes a negative effect on the child’s… family, such as divorce, multiple moves, and changing schools frequently. Financial problems in the family. Parents who have or have had ODD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),…

  • Types of Antidepressants

    Antidepressants are a group of prescription medicines that treat depression and sometimes other health conditions… This can help with insomnia with depression. Bupropion may be recommended for people who have certain health issues. The most common is attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Other issues are nicotine…

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    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Fetal alcohol syndrome is a group of problems occurring in a baby when the mother drinks alcohol while pregnant… if so, how much. FAS can be difficult to diagnose in childhood because it has similar symptoms to other disorders, such as ADHD. Can fetal alcohol…

  • Depressed teenage boy sitting alone with word cloud describing symptoms of depression

    Depression in Children and Teens

    It is common for children and teens to be depressed. Learn how to recognize and help your young one who… family member dies. A loved on is seriously ill. Your child is bullied or abused. Your child has behavior problems. This includes attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Sad-looking teenage boy standing on a bridge thinking about suicide

    Teen Suicide

    The teenage years are especially hard and stressful. Many things can affect your teen's mood and behavior. These can lead… also are depressants. They alter your thoughts and choices. Other mental health conditions may be associated with suicidal thoughts. These include anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),…

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    Tics and Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette syndrome causes a person to involuntarily make repeated twitches, movements, or sounds called tics that begin in childhood… an effect on their physical, mental, and emotional well being. Many children with Tourette syndrome have other conditions, as well. These include: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)…

  • group of happy children sitting on the edge of a trampoline outside

    Your Child’s Mental Health

    Good mental health is an important part of a child’s overall health. There are many ways adults can help children… harm, such as cutting or burning the skin. Substance abuse. Thoughts of suicide. Mental health conditions that are common in children include ADHD, anxiety, autism,…

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    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that causes unwanted thoughts and repetitive behaviors… include phobias (such as fear of spiders or fear of flying) or panic attacks. People who have OCD also may have: Depression Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Eating disorder Learning disorder…

  • a young girl with Down syndrome looks up and smiles

    Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that affects physical and intellectual development… often go along with it. Children with Down syndrome get frustrated and can develop compulsive behaviors. They are more likely to have ADHD or other mental health issues. Therapy with a mental health…

  • A child having a tantrum and clenching their fists and screaming

    What You Can Do to Change Your Child's Behavior

    Take a positive approach to teach your child good behavior… or sensory processing disorder? If your child has sensory issues (sometimes called sensory processing disorder or SPD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), he or she may be unable to sit still. Children with SPD…

  • Stethoscope resting on black chalkboard with the words Addison’s Disease

    Addison’s Disease

    Addison’s disease is a condition that affects your body’s adrenal glands. It interferes with your body’s ability to produce certain… MRI) to look at the size of your adrenal glands or pituitary gland. These scans are similar to an X-ray. Can Addison’s disease be prevented…

  • Added Sugar: What You Need To Know

    Sugar is a simple carbohydrate that provides calories for your body to use as energy. There are two main types… dairy, and some grains. Fructose is a natural sugar found in fruit. Lactose is a natural sugar found in animal dairy products. Added sugar is found…

  • Man sitting on sofa, holding shoulder in pain

    Adhesive Capsulitis

    Adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder, is the condition that occurs when inflammation in your shoulder eventually leads to difficulty moving… What is adhesive capsulitis? Adhesive capsulitis is commonly called frozen shoulder. This occurs when the joints in your shoulder are inflamed. The inflammation leads…

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    Tobacco Addiction

    Smoking or chewing tobacco is very dangerous for your health, but there are many resources available to help you… It’s no secret that smoking or chewing tobacco is dangerous for your health. Many people try to quit and are successful. Still, many others try…