Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD) – causes, symptoms & pathology

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD) – causes, symptoms & pathology

What most people know—or think they know—about attention deficit disorder, or ADD, is that it’s used to describe somebody who can’t stay focused…and when they REALLY can’t focus, they have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. This continuum from one to the next isn’t quite how it works, though. ADD and ADHD are actually synonymous,…

How Does Adderall™ Work?

How Does Adderall™ Work?

It can make you happy, suppress your appetite, reduce fatigue, increase your attention span, and it’s used to treat narcolepsy, depression and ADHD. What magical substance does all of this? Adderall. [Reactions intro] Over 25 million people worldwide use amphetamine, which is the active ingredient in Adderall. Amphetamine has actually been around since the 1800s,…