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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 »
CREM Gene, Melatonin and ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In the past, we have investigated several different ADHD genes, or genes that are believed to play some type of role in the disorder of ADHD. A recent article, titled CREM mu ... Read on »
Nicotine Withdrawal Effects Differ in ADHD Individuals by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD There is a relatively strong connection between ADHD and drug abuse, with nicotine being one of the most common types of "self-medication". It is believed that ADHD and nicoti ... Read on »
Does ADHD improve your sense of smell? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Due to a high degree of overlap in symptoms with other disorders, finding accurate ways of differentiating ADHD is of utmost importance. Based on a recent study by Romanos and ... Read on »
Do ADHD Stimulant Drugs Stunt Growth? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Here are seven questions or factors we need to address to assess the validity of studies on ADHD stimulant medications and their effects on growth: Is there a history ... Read on »
Ritalin vs. Cocaine: Addiction Potential of Methylphenidate by Nicolas I. Patient Expert 4 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD If you were to read the opening couple of pages of most natural or alternative treatment books on ADHD, you would likely find some version of the following argument: "Ritalin ... Read on »
Genes and Low Birth Weight Combine to Increase Risk of Conduct Problems Alongside ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In the past, we have investigated the role of the COMT gene and its effects on the onset and severity of ADHD cases. Now it appears that this gene may play a role not only in ... Read on »
Cost Effectiveness of ADHD Treatments by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In the previous post on the economic impact of ADHD, we examined some of the eye-opening numbers attached to the disorder of ADHD and its impact on society. We reviewed 4-5 pu ... Read on »
The Economic Impact of ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Since the economy seems to be on everyone's mind these days, I wanted to shift gears for a couple of posts and briefly discuss some of the economic impacts of ADHD. In this p ... Read on »
Food Allergies Change Brain Electrical Activity and Results in ADHD Symptoms by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The connection between food allergies and ADHD has been a hot topic of debate in recent years. A number of studies have shown that adverse reactions to specific foods or combi ... Read on »
Food Additive Combinations and ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The concept of food additives, which include artificial colors and flavorings used in food processing, and their influence on ADD and ADHD is nothing new. Starting in the mid- ... Read on »
Welcome Page by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Welcome to my Blog on ADHD treatment options. It is my goal to present you will information and unbiased insight into the various ADD and ADHD treatment options that are o ... Read on »
ADHD treatment options by Nicolas I. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD This will discuss the root causes of ADD and ADHD as well as ADD and ADHD treatment options. We will evaluate some of the more well-known ADHD treatment options out there ... Read on »
ADHD Protein on "Speed"? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD treatment options and resources New mutation found on an "ADHD gene" I was going to post some more information on the second ADHD gene on the list, but I recen ... Read on »
Medication with Atomoxetine for ADHD and Tourette's by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD medication ADHD and Tourette's? Try Strattera ( Atomoxetine ) One of the most difficult things about ADD and ADHD is that these disorders are often accompanied ... Read on »
Genes, Omega-3's, Alcohol and ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In our last discussion, we were exploring the theory behind omega-3 fatty acid supplementation for ADHD, and alluded to the fact that there may be some genes at work involvi ... Read on »
Omega 3 Fatty Acids and ADHD: The Theory Behind the Practice by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD How Omega 3 Fatty Acids work and their influence on ADHD In the past couple of posts, we have examined the connections between ADHD and alcoholism. We will continue this d ... Read on »
ADHD: A Precursor to Alcoholism? (Corpus Callosum part 2) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In the previous blog post on ADHD and alcoholism, we investigated some of the signs of overlap between the two disorders. One factor which both disorders appear to share in c ... 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 »
The ADHD and Bulimia Connection by Nicolas I. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD is a disorder that has numerous comorbids ("comorbids" refer to disorders that often accompany or are seen alongside of ADHD). These include, but are not limited to: Depr ... Read on »