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  • A girl sits at the kitchen table covering her eyes in a stressful way with her homework sitting in front of her.

    ADHD in Children: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Support

    ADHD is one of the most common developmental disorders of childhood, associated with inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity… separate fact from fiction. Some of the ADHD myths that often circulate include: Only boys can have ADHD Too much sugar causes ADHD ADHD is caused by poor…

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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

  • A distracted student listens to music in a classroom. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behaviors that makes it difficult to pay attention at school, work, or home.

    Adult ADHD

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behaviors that makes it difficult to pay attention at school, work, or… 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…

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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

  • kids breakfast of oatmeal layered with fruit and nuts so it looks like an owl

    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, or ODD, is a behavior condition that affects children and teens. Those who have it are angry,… 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

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    Types of Antidepressants

    Antidepressants are a group of prescription medicines that treat depression and sometimes other health conditions… Antidepressants are a group of prescription medicines that treat depression. They may also be used to treat other health conditions. The chemicals in them affect people in different ways. This…

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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… What is fetal alcohol syndrome? Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a group of problems that can happen in a baby when the mother drinks…

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

    Depression in Children and Teens

    Depression is a medical illness that can affect the mental and physical health of children and adolescents. They may have… Depression is a medical illness. It affects your mental and physical health. Anyone can have depression. It is important to know that it is…

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

    Teen Suicide

    Teen suicide is when a teenager ends their own life. It can be impulsive or planned. However, not all suicide… Editor’s note: If you or a loved one is having suicidal thoughts, call or text the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. Teen suicide is when…

  • Smiling school children stand against a fence on the playground. Tourette syndrome is a movement disorder that causes a person to make repeated, uncontrolled twitches, movements, or sounds known as tics.

    Tourette Syndrome and Tics

    Tourette syndrome is a movement disorder that causes a person to make repeated, uncontrolled twitches, movements, or sounds. It starts… What is Tourette syndrome? Tourette syndrome is a movement disorder that starts in childhood. It causes a person to make repeated twitches, movements, or…

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

    Your Child’s Mental Health

    A mentally healthy child can develop friendships, learn new things and do well in school. Early detection of issues can… Mental health is just as important as physical health. It affects how we think and feel about ourselves and the people around us. Good mental…

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    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that causes unwanted thoughts and repetitive behaviors… What is obsessive-compulsive disorder? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is mental health disorder, such as anxiety disorder or depression. It causes unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions). We all have habits…

  • a young girl with Down syndrome looks up and smiles

    Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that affects physical and intellectual development… What is Down syndrome? Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes physical problems and intellectual disabilities. It is most often caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome number 21…

  • 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… There are many things that can cause a child to have temper tantrums, emotional outbursts, and general “bad” or unexpected behavior. These can include biological reasons, like being hungry or overtired. It can include…

  • Preschool boy plays on a tire swing, leaning back as far as he can. Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a condition that affects how your brain processes sensory information (stimuli).

    Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

    Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a condition that affects how your brain processes sensory information (stimuli)… What is sensory processing disorder? Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a condition that affects how your brain processes sensory information (stimuli). Sensory information includes things you see, hear, smell,…

  • 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… What is Addison’s disease? Addison's disease is a condition that affects your body's adrenal glands. These glands are located on top of your kidneys…

  • 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… Sugar is a simple carbohydrate that provides calories for your body to use as energy. There are two main types: Natural sugar is found in whole,…