Latest Brain News – Recent Study Confirms ADHD is a Brain Disorder Associated with Delayed Development of Key Brain Regions

We have known for some time that ADHD is a brain disorder characterised by a number of  problems including disturbances in chemistry (neurotransmitters) and electrical activity (brainwaves) that lead to changes in normal brain function, affecting key networks in the brain controlling attention and impulse-control. We have also known for a while that the brains […]

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Brain-Training for Anxiety

Anxiety is more than just feeling stressed or worried. It is a serious condition, characterised by persistent excessive worry, that makes it hard for a person to cope with, and take pleasure from, daily life. We all feel anxious from time to time, but for a person with anxiety these feelings cannot be easily controlled. […]

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ADHD- Helpful Strategies For At Home and School

Having ADHD means that you pay attention in a different way to how people without ADHD do. Most likely, your teachers, parents, friends, colleagues and partner may complain that you have difficulty concentrating, following directions and focusing or that you are impulsive. Common issues associated with ADHD are having trouble paying attention in class or […]

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ADHD and Learning Disorders – A New Approach

All parents want the best for their children and know how important it is for them to be happy and to do well at school. Research shows that about 10% of children have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The core symptoms of inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsivity can have a severe impact on all aspects of […]

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common problem that results in a wide range of difficulties for both children and adults. The core problems of ADHD – inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsivity can severely impact all aspects of life, particularly at school, work and home.2 It is not surprising that the wide-reaching effects of ADHD […]

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ADHD in the Classroom

Every day an ADHD sufferer is faced with many challenges. A person with ADHD can become easily irritated or distracted by noise, forget what they are doing, drift off in the middle of a conversation; and is often accused of talking excessively and/or blurting things out. In addition to these challenging behaviours, ADHD effects the […]

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Self-help and Lifestyle Tips for ADHD

There are some practical and simple changes you can make to your lifestyle to make living with ADHD or living with someone with ADHD less challenging. Exercise Physical exercise provides a number of benefits to fight stress, anxiety, depression, and improve working memory, cognitive function and positive thinking (Archer & Kostrzewa, 2012). Exercise stimulates the […]

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