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Working Memory Fluctuates in Kids With ADHD

THURSDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with other children, those with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have more inconsistent responses when doing short-term memory tasks, a new study finds.

"Our study helps explain why working memory may be fine at one moment and poor at another, just as one day a child with ADHD seems to be able to learn and focus in class and on another day seems distracted and not paying attention," study author Julie Schweitzer, an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Universityof 


Transcendental Meditation for ADHD

Monday January 26, 2009

 In a Reuters Health article entitled "Meditation Seen Promising as ADHD Therapy," researchers are said to have found that children with ADHD "showed improvements in attention, working memory, organization and behavior regulation" using transcendental meditation (TM), which uses the repetition of a word, sound or prayer to meditate. You may know TM by its western incarnation "relaxation response."


The ADHD Scam and the Mass Drugging of Schoolchildren (Transcript)

Friday, May 30, 2008 by: Mike Adams

(NaturalNews) Today I am bringing you news from the world of ADHD, because scientists claim they have found a difference in the brains of children with ADHD versus "normal" children. The brains of these children who have been diagnosed with ADHD were scanned with an MRI machine. They compared 40,000 different points in their brains looking for signs of thickness in the brain tissue.


ADHD drugs: They work only for the first 3 years

15 November 2007

ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) drugs such as Ritalin work only for the first three years.  Despite this, they are often prescribed throughout childhood and well into adolescence.
After those first three years, ADHD can be just as successfully treated with behavioural therapy.

The Multimodel Treatment Study has been monitoring the health of 600 young people with ADHD since the early 1990s. 


Three Ron Paul positions on Health Freedom:

“I also opposed the Homeland Security Bill, H.R. 5005, which, in section 304, authorizes the forced vaccination of American citizens against small pox. The government should never have the power to require immunizations or vaccinations”.

Ron Paul Congressional Speech, March 2006: 


Study Examines Heart Risks Linked to ADHD Drugs

A large study of possible heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular risks associated with drugs to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was announced Monday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Researchers will analyze clinical data of about 500,000 children and adults who've taken ADHD medications, which can increase heart rate and blood pressure.


Natural Strategies for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


A. Fleisher, MD, DHt, DABFM, DcABCT

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most prevalent psychiatric disorder in childhood, affecting between 3 and 5 percent, and possibly as much as 20 percent of all school children in the U.S., according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Several epidemiological studies done in the recent past estimate that between 30 percent and 70 percent of children with ADHD will continue to exhibit symptoms into adulthood, accounting for many millions of cognitively impaired adults.1


How to Help Control ADHD With Nutrition


Any parent would know dealing with children who can be affected by ADHD can be a very demanding, frustrating problem. ADHD stands for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and has become a behavioral disability in up to 5% of the population and is on a global scale. Adults and children alike can suffer with ADHD with symptoms ranging from:-

Inattention Problems consisting of not listening, being easily distracted, a lack of attention to details and being forgetful in activities.