Is ADHD An Advantage?

Is ADHD An Advantage?

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder or ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorder among children and teenagers. But what’s going on inside the brain and body of these individuals and could it actually be an advantage? While some environmental factors such as maternal drinking and smoking during pregnancy may play a role in brain development,…

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,…