Tag: adhd

ADHD’s Impact on Men in Relationships

Men who struggle with ADHD are often met with distinctive challenges within their relationship that other men don’t face. Unfortunately, though there’s a lot of information for women on this issue, men’s ADHD traits are often ignored.

How to Help Your Child with ADHD Focus – Parent’s Strategy Guide

The difficulties in raising a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) go beyond what most parents can handle. Many turn to doctors for both advice and treatment and still have trouble getting a grip at home. Furthermore, most doctors will advise you to put your child on medication. Considering some ADHD medication is highly addictive and

Continue reading

20 Signs You Have ADHD

Have you found yourself having trouble paying attention at school? Do people often point out you’re not paying attention? Do you feel as though you’re developing (or have had) symptoms of ADHD? If so, you’re not alone. About 4.4% of the United State’s adult population suffers from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Yet, less than 20% of those

Continue reading

Why You Should Be Wary of Prescription Drugs

Just because the doctor said it was okay, doesn’t actually make it okay. One of the leading causes of the opioid epidemic is prescription drug abuse [1]. Many who receive specific medications develop an addiction they feel they have no control over. In turn, when these prescriptions run out, they turn to the streets to

Continue reading

Did Ancient Philosophers Understand Mental Health?

A deeper look into how ancient philosophers viewed mental illness.

The Role of Society’s Expectations in Mental Health

“All the worlds a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits, and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.” – William Shakespeare When the great playwright said this, he was discussing just what we’re about to talk about today; social expectations. For a moment, consider

Continue reading

5 Tips for Raising a Child with ADHD

Parents of children who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) may have many difficulties when it comes to raising their child. You may experience moments where you feel frustrated and overwhelmed with the responsibility of parenting. But, as you’re already aware, your parenting techniques lay a major role in the development of

Continue reading

How to Handle Mental Health in College

College is considered one of the most vital periods of your life. Not only are you pushing to settle yourself into a career, but you’re making that important transition from adolescent to adult. The work involved can make your head spin with stress. Though you may feel alone in that pressure, it’s common for students to

Continue reading

What is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that’s found in both children and adults. People who suffer from the disorder often find it difficult to pay attention or focus on something specific. They’re also filled with relentless energy which can often result in impulsive behaviors.  It’s reported that around 8% of children and 2.5% of

Continue reading