Did you catch my entry about 6 toxic causes of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? In it, I mentioned that I’d look at the other side of the argument. Is this a true neurological disorder that needs life-long medical treatment, or is the ADHD diagnosis simply an overgeneralization of a underlying condition? So, let’s get … Continue reading Does ADHD Exist?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is on the rise, and the ‘disorder’ is now affecting many adults. With such an influx of new diagnoses each day, many people might be wondering what is causing it. As with any disorder there is a likely contributor, or a multitude of contributors. While it could be any number of things, … Continue reading Do You Know These 6 Causes of ADHD?
Kids (and adults) with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have difficulties staying on task or finishing things, and while there are other problems associated with it, these two symptoms alone can make life tough. There are facts you should know about ADHD and here are the four most disturbing. 1. ADHD Can Result from Trauma People who … Continue reading The 4 Most Disturbing Facts about ADHD
“I woke up around 2:30am and realized he should have been home an hour ago. I called his cell phone and it went straight to voicemail. I kept calling and leaving messages for him to answer the phone. I fell asleep and woke up around 6:00am. He wasn’t home. I got ready for work but … Continue reading New Documentary: Psychiatric Drugs Can Kill Your Child
Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, has risen in dramatic proportions these last few years, leading many to speculate one or more environmental triggers are tied to the issue. Fluoride, a common chemical additive discussed frequently on this blog, has been implicated more than once in the shocking increase of ADHD cases. A new study reveals a … Continue reading New Study Reveals Link Between Fluoride and ADHD
Artificial additives pervade our food supply at epic proportions. Manufacturers claim the stuff is added to enhance flavor, appearance, texture, and shelf life. Food dyes, a food additive used to deepen the color of candy, dry mixes, soups, and even bread, have gotten an increasing amount of criticism these last few years. Health authorities in … Continue reading 4 Dangers of Food Dyes
Before you feed your child that pack of brightly-colored gummy bears, you may want to think again. Your children may love the fun colors of those sweet chewy morsels, but most are laced with toxic synthetic food dyes. According to a recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, studies done on … Continue reading Food Dyes & ADHD: Is There A Connection?
Fluoride, a questionable chemical added to drinking water and toothpaste for the oft-repeated goal of preventing tooth decay, may actually be responsible for certain childhood mental disorders, according to new research from the Harvard School of Public Health. The researchers looked at various chemicals that children are regularly exposed to and found that several, including fluoride, are … Continue reading Alert! Research Links Fluoridated Water to ADHD
Research conducted by the University of Boston and the Harvard School of Public Health points towards the popular industrial surfactant, Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), or C8, as yet another possible cause of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children. Analysts believe that for every 1 part per billion of PFOA found in a child’s blood serum, there … Continue reading PFOA Exposure linked to ADHD in Children
ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactive disorder, is diagnosed through mere observation of symptoms and not by any sort of scientific testing. There are no brain scans, blood tests, or biological readings to determine the presence of ADHD, just a myriad of behavioral and psychological symptoms.  Although many of the symptoms arise from an underlying cause, most … Continue reading 20 Health Conditions That Mimic ADHD