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Things Parents of Kids With ADHD Wish You Knew

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 14:26

Millions of children have ADHD, but faulty ideas about the disorder are widespread. Here’s what some parents of kids with ADHD want you to know.

ADHD in Children: Focus on the Positives

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 14:22

Can your child use certain ADHD traits to their advantage? Find out how focusing on the positives can help kids with ADHD build confidence and overcome obstacles.

ADHD and Your Child’s Self-Esteem

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 14:17

When your child has ADHD, constant criticism and negative feedback on their behavior can lead to low self-esteem. But there are things parents can do to boost it.

PTSD, Other Mental Health Ills Haunt Gunshot Survivors

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 14:16

A new study finds the trauma gunshot survivors experience can get worse as time goes by.

The Weird World of Hydrogels: How They’ll Change Health Care

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 13:52

It’s a liquid, it’s a solid – no, it’s hydrogel! And it’s poised to transform everything from dentistry to brain implants.

Neurodiversity: What Is It?

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 13:00

There’s a growing push to focus on our brain differences, not deficits. This wider view of "normal" is a big part of something called neurodiversity.

Big Emotions After an Adult ADHD Diagnosis

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 12:58

From confusion to grief to relief, three women with ADHD talk about how they felt when they got diagnosed, and they share how they took charge of their lives.

What Happens When You Stop Your ADHD Meds?

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 12:51

Before you try going off your ADHD meds, talk to your doctor and learn what you should expect.

Adult ADHD: Finding The Right Therapy

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 12:49

With the right therapeutic approach, you can grow the skills you need to thrive with ADHD. Find out how to make the right choices for you.

What Happens When You Stop Your ADHD Meds

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 12:46

Some people decide not to take medications for ADHD. Learn about some of the strategies that work for them.

ADHD in Young Adults

WebMD - Tue, 05/23/2023 - 12:43

Signs of ADHD usually start to show in early childhood and continue into adulthood. But sometimes ADHD isn’t caught or diagnosed until someone is a young adult. The symptoms of adult ADHD might not be as obvious as those in children, but they’re similar.

Swallowed Razors, Magnets, and More: New Advice for Doctors

WebMD - Mon, 05/22/2023 - 16:36

Two new studies suggest that even when a person swallows something as potentially harmful as a razor blade or a magnet, a doctor's best course of action may be to let nature takes it course.

New Moms Breastfed Longer During Pandemic

WebMD - Mon, 05/22/2023 - 15:04

New research shows new moms tended to breastfeed their babies about two weeks longer than usual during the shelter-in-place period early in the COVID pandemic.

Severe Asthma and Lung Cancer: What’s the Link?

WebMD - Mon, 05/22/2023 - 14:53

Cutting-edge research is highlighting the link between heavily symptomatic asthma and lung cancer. Here's what to know.

Geographic Atrophy: Caring for a Loved One Losing Their Sight

WebMD - Mon, 05/22/2023 - 10:17

One woman shares her experience caring for a loved one with geographic atrophy.

My Life With Geographic Atrophy

WebMD - Mon, 05/22/2023 - 09:44

From diagnosis to management, one woman shares her story about living with geographic atrophy.

Caring for Your Mental, Social, and Emotional Well-being With Geographic Atrophy

WebMD - Mon, 05/22/2023 - 09:42

Geographic atrophy can be challenging to deal with at times, but it’s not impossible. A low-vision ophthalmologist shares how she helps people with the condition live their best lives.

Geographic Atrophy: An Expert’s Perspective

WebMD - Mon, 05/22/2023 - 09:40

As a retina specialist and ophthalmologist, one expert gives their perspective on geographic atrophy and how to manage it. Get the facts about this advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration.

Breast Cancer Under 40: Q&A With Ann Partridge, MD, MPH

WebMD - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 19:07

In our webinar, attendees asked Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, questions about breast cancer risk in young people, treatment options, recurrence, and more.

Rare Disease Families Advocate For Change

WebMD - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 17:12

Kasey and Doug Woleben joined other families to establish the all-volunteer Cure Mito Foundation to help find a cure or treatment for Leigh syndrome.