Individuals with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and/or autism usually fare better when diagnosed earlier so that parents and caregivers can provide them with the appropriate support and medication as soon as possible. The problem is that even though autism … [Read more...] about This eye test makes a clear diagnosis of ADHD and/or Autism possible
We’ve written quite often about the benefits of mindfulness and meditation, but we also recognize that it is sometimes a difficult practice to get into. Meditation is an active process that trains the brain to focus on the present — it’s much more than just quietly sitting … [Read more...] about Don’t let ADHD prevent you from meditating. Here are 8 tips for mindfulness
It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, so here at The Optimist Daily, we are informing our readers about all things mental health. Sometimes when you are experiencing mental health issues it can feel like you’re never going to come out the other side. While this is a completely … [Read more...] about These mental health stories will inspire you
An estimated 4.4 percent of adults are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, a neurological condition where people find it hard to pay attention or control their behavior and experience hyperactivity. Diagnoses of this condition have increased … [Read more...] about Could caffeine be used to treat ADHD?
While prescription medications are often the go-to solution for treating ADHD symptoms in children, a recent study from scientists in Russia shows that yoga and deep breathing exercises may just do the trick too. As part of the research, psychologists at Ural Federal University … [Read more...] about Yoga and breathing exercises help kids with ADHD stay focused