ADHD treatment

Find the latest information on ADHD treatment for adults and children including commonly prescribed medications like Ritalin and Concerta. Learn more about how therapy, medication and exercise can help treat ADHD effectively.

ADHD drugs hallucinogenic?

Drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can cause children to have hallucinations even when taken as directed, researchers say.

Ritalin debate flares up

A new US study that raises the possibility of preschoolers with ADHD taking Ritalin has sparked a debate over the safety and appropriateness of such a practice.

The role of exercise in managing ADHD

Worldwide the percentage of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased dramatically. Health24 considers the role of exercise in managing and/or reducing ADHD.

Ritalin - long-term damage?

The attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder drug Ritalin may trigger long-term changes in the brains of young children, researchers say.

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ADHD Expert

Dr. Shabeer Ahmed Jeeva is a specialist psychiatrist who has been practicing child and adult psychiatry for 30 years. He has vast experience in treating ADHD, and is also an ADHD patient himself. Dr. Jeeva trained and practiced in Canada as a child and adult psychiatrist and had lived there for 25 years. He had attended medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland (1970-1976). His professional experience and accreditation includes: Psychiatric residency at the University of Ottawa (Canada), Child Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Ottawa (Canada), Diploma in Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa (Canada), and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Canada. Visit his website at:

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