We ADDers are said to possess the "risk-taking gene" – that bit of DNA that makes us chase stimulation beyond what would normally satisfy non-ADDers.
The ADHD Gene
In her book, Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention, author Katherine Ellison tracks her family history back to immigrants who couldn't help but seek
A while back I wrote a blog on the sad lack of ADHD awareness both around the world and even here in the U.S. The lack of awareness obviously makes things worse for ADD sufferers and those around them. But I failed to capture in that blog a major segment
Crusher believes that ADHD is best crushed with a range of treatments and solutions – which can be medication(s), alternative ADHD treatments, natural remedies, diet and lifestyle changes, ADHD coaching, mindfulness, neurotherapy, etc., or some combination of all of these. If there is one thing I've learned battling this condition for the past
Many ADD alternative treatments are available for those who do not wish to medicate themselves or who want to put as many solutions to work for them as possible (a good idea). And in addition to the alternative ADD treatments outlined below, there are also natural ADD remedies that together comprise
There are many options for ADHD adults to mitigate their ADHD challenges. This provides a general outline of the treatment options out there. Let’s break them down into big chunks to make this topic as ADD-friendly as possible. There are basically three big chunks…
This is a potentially powerful part of any ADD-crushing
As discussed briefly in ADD Diet, there are a lot of seemingly wonderful headlines and marketing pitches that suggest there are simple, all-natural remedies for ADD symptoms. The sad but true headline is that many of these claims are hopeful at best, and a rip-off at worst.
But here’s the good news:
You can find a whole bunch of adult ADD tests simply by doing an Internet search for “adult add test” or “add online test”. But you’re not always going to be guaranteed a reliable test. And reliable means that the questions and the scoring are based on accepted medical guidelines
We hear this term used in all kinds of contexts – “our ADD world”, “my dog is totally ADD”, etc. But ADD -- and the preferred, new ‘umbrella’ term, ADHD (see also ADD vs ADHD) -- is a real disorder affecting hundreds of millions of people around the world, including around
Medical professionals have been documenting kids showing inattentiveness, impulsivity and hyperactivity for over 100 years. Since that time, ADD has been given many various names, like minimal brain dysfunction and hyperkinetic reaction of childhood, among the stranger-sounding. With the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, fourth edition (DSM-IV), it's been officially renamed
If you’ve seen Video I, Way 1: Feed Your Brain, you know my mantra that, “If you’re eating a donut for breakfast, you're kicking your own ass down the street!” Diet is -- along with exercise and proper sleep -- the most POWERFUL and FUNDAMENTAL of all natural ADD remedies for