ADHD Cognitive Training Now Available Through the Internet

February 28, 2011 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

The most popular ADHD natural treatments involve changing the way kids with ADHD think. After all, a child’s brain is still very malleable and can form new neural pathways to alter the way it thinks and responds to certain situations.  Wouldn’t it be better to just teach a child’s brain how to focus instead of using strong stimulants that cause serious side effects? Neurofeedback and Cogmed Working Memory Training are just some examples of brain therapies that help ADHD kids control their impulses.  Another option is the cognitive training programs from the Brain Potential Institute, which can now be done through the Internet.

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Hand Movements: A Telltale ADHD Symptom?

February 21, 2011 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

With every published study that comes out, we develop a deeper understanding of ADHD and find new ways to treat or diagnose this mysterious disorder.  Two new studies on “mirror movements” reveals some interesting clues about childhood ADHD symptoms that may pave the way for a new way of testing for ADHD.

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Creativity, the Gift of ADHD

February 14, 2011 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

To most parents of kids with ADHD, the disorder can be nothing but a constant source of frustration.  When their kids have a hard time making friends or staying out of trouble in school, it’s difficult to find the silver lining of this condition. Yet there is an upside to ADHD that was recently confirmed by a new study – ADHD makes people more creative.

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ADHD Diet Study Shows Promising Results

February 7, 2011 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

Exciting news for parents who want their kids to try an ADHD diet! A new study confirms once more that ADHD symptoms can be reduced by eliminating foods that trigger them. The study on the restricted elimination diet (RED) was recently published in The Lancet, with very promising results.

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