Fish oil supplements might help ADHD children, but only those with omega-3 deficiency, says study

Fish oil supplements might help ADHD children, but only those with omega-3 deficiency, says study

Children who don’t get enough omega-3 from fish, nuts and spinach and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may stand to benefit from omega-3 fish oil supplements, finds a new study. But the supplements hurt children with normal levels of omega-3 in their blood: their symptoms worsened, especially impulsivity, […] Click here to view original web page at meaww.com

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Het aantal mensen met een ADHD Diagnose in de VS stijgt.

Rates Of ADHD Diagnosis Among US Adults Are On The Rise, Study Suggests

Het aantal mensen dat een ADHD Diagnose krijgt in de Verenigde Staten stijgt, suggereert een studie. De hoofd reden die aangevoerd wordt is het feit dat ADHD steeds minder als alleen een stoornis bij kinderen wordt gezien. Wat ook bijvoorbeeld duidelijk wordt uit dit artikel is dat aldaar mensen met een heel laag inkomen niet in het medische circuit terecht komen en dat het dus schier onmogelijk is te bepalen hoeveel mensen ‘last’ hebben van deze stoornis. Wat dat betreft ben ik wel blij dat het in Nederland beter geregeld…

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There Are Ways for Those With ADHD to Manage Successfully

By Emily Rubin Persons You lose your keys almost every other day. You did the homework but forgot to hand it in – again. You started doing the laundry, but the phone rang, and hours later the laundry is still sitting there. You are securing new clients, but you’re not getting paid because you can’t get the paperwork done. You’ve got five creative projects started but you don’t know what to do first. Your kid can spend hours building a complicated Lego set but has a meltdown over a short…

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More research needed to determine if medicinal cannabinoids improve mental health.

More research needed to determine if medicinal cannabinoids improve mental health

Current research is lacking to support claims that cannabinoids improve depressive disorders and symptoms, anxiety disorders or ADHD, according to results of a systematic review and meta-analysis published in Lancet Psychiatry. “Our findings have important implications in countries where cannabis and cannabinoids are being made available for medical use,” “Our findings have important implications in countries where cannabis and cannabinoids are being made available for medical use,” Louisa Degenhardt, PhD, of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales Sydney, said in a press…

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Knowing oneself

Knowing oneself would suggest being able to see yourself as others see you—in effect, to understand why others don’t understand you. This is difficult because you have to avoid being biased by your own internal narrative. It’s like ignoring any other elephant in the room. You have to pin down all these hidden variables, feelings, and assertions which you dwell upon and which are important to your self-image, and push them out of your mind temporarily to look at yourself as you would any stranger. 

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