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"Dirty" Electricity and ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Could fixing your power sources help clear up ADHD symptoms? We often hear about the health impacts of prolonged exposure to electrical and magnetic fields, including thos ... Read on »
10 Ways Carnitine can help treat ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Carnitine: The missing link to omega-3 supplementation for ADHD Carnitine is one of the new "trendy" supplements out there today, due in part to the number of heart ... Read on »
10 Ways Vitamin C helps treat ADHD Symptoms by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD How Vitamin C can be an Effective Treatment Method for ADHD We have previously discussed nutritional treatment methods for ADHD, including other "10 Ways" posts for carni ... Read on »
10 Ways Zinc can Combat ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Here are 10 reasons why zinc may be an effective treatment method forADHDand related disorders: Protection against oxidative damage of omega-3 fatty acids: We've previous ... Read on »
7 ADHD Genes by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD treatments Is ADHD genetic? As genetic screening and genomic sequencing continue to roll along, we have made a number of interesting discoveries about ADHD and ... Read on »
ADHD and Alcoholism: The Corpus Callosum (part 1) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In our last post, we discussed some of the ties between ADHD and eating disorders such as bulimia. In this post, we will begin the first of a multi-part investigation on the ... Read on »
ADHD and Auditory Processing Disorders by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD and Auditory Processing Disorders can share a number of overlapping symptoms and behaviors in children. However, when these two disorders exist alongside each other as co ... Read on »
ADHD and Balance Impairment: Visual and Inner Ear Deficiencies by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Balance dysfunctions and visual or vestibular deficiencies: Uncommon comorbids in the ADHD spectrum: When we think of comorbid disorders to ADHD, we often envisio ... Read on »
ADHD and Bedwetting by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD Medications Treating ADHD Children Who Wet the Bed It's a classic problem that often puzzles parents of ADHD children. Why does my 13 year old sti ... Read on »
ADHD and Handwriting: What's the Connection? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The link between ADHD and Poor Handwriting (Dysgraphia): It has been well-known for years that individuals with ADHD are often more prone to problems with penmanship, tha ... Read on »
ADHD and Seasonal Affective Disorder by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Are they Linked? Is it possible that ADHD is a seasonally fluctuating disorder? It sounds intriguing, but remember, for diagn ... Read on »
ADHD and Vitamin D Deficiency: Any Evidence? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Is there any link between vitamin D levels and ADHD? A review of the current evidence: We have spent a lot of time looking at correlations between vitamins, minerals, om ... Read on »
ADHD gene #1 (DRD4) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The ADHD genes ADHD treatment options On my last post on ADHD treatment options I listed 7 different genes that have been found to be affiliated with ADHD. We will ... Read on »
ADHD Gene #2 DRD5 by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In another post, I described that there were at least 7 well-known genes that are associated with ADHD. In fact, since the publication of this paper, additional ones have ... Read on »
ADHD gene #5: Serotonin transporter gene (5-HTT) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD Genes ADHD Gene #5: Serotonin Transporter Gene (5-HTT, also referred to as "SLC6A4"): 5-HTTLPR long allele, location 17q11.1-12 This is the fifth gene that is ... Read on »
ADHD gene #6. Serotonin receptor 1B gene (HTR1B) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD Genes ADHD Gene #6: Serotonin Receptor 1B (HTR1B), human chromosome #6 (section q13) This is our sixth gene of topic in our discussion of ADHD genes. The Serot ... Read on »
ADHD Gene #7 SNAP 25 Gene by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD Genes ADHD Gene #7: SNAP 25 Gene, T1065G allele, Human location: Chromosome #20 (20p11.2) This will be our final installment in a series of 7 ADHD genes. Much ... Read on »
ADHD gene ADRA1A: A good target for clonidine? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Does the gene ADRA1A affect ADHD comorbid disorders? Is it connected to clonidine's positive response in some ADHD patients? This blog has spent a considerable amount of ... Read on »
ADHD Gene Falls Inside Reading Disabilities Genetic Region by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD and learning disabilities are often seen alongside each other (many actually label ADHD as a learning disability itself, but most of the medical community considers ADHD ... Read on »
ADHD Gene#3: DAT by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD Genes ADHD Gene #3: Dopamine Transporter Gene (DAT, SLC6A3), Human Chromosome #5 There have been a number of recent postings on genes thought to be connected w ... Read on »