Tips to Reduce the Side Effects of ADHD Medications

Medications for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be very helpful for children who struggle with hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention so that they can be more successful in the home and school environments. Often these medications can lead to problematic side effects such as decreased appetite, stomach pain, sleep problems, and moodiness, that can make […]

Choosing a Medication Treatment for ADHD

Once a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been made, a decision has to be made about treatment. Most children do well with a combination approach of medication and behavioral therapy. The most likely medication to start with is a stimulant medication. And then the provider has to make a decision from many, […]

Treating ADHD in Young Children

The diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is becoming increasingly prevalent, in part because of better assessments, but also in part because of misdiagnosis and jumping too early to diagnose. The effect is that the diagnosis of ADHD is being given at younger and younger ages. This leads to the question of the best […]