ADHD treatment

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

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.

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.

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Delia Strondl is a Registered Career Counsellor focusing on both school readiness and career counselling. She achieved her honours in Psychology and completed a career counselling internship. Since then, she has been working with children with a variety of learning difficulties including ADHD and Cerebral Palsy.

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