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In many cases, a basic solution may be the right answer to a complex problem. For mental health problems like depression, hallucinations, and anxiety, focusing on getting more sleep might clear up symptoms for some people. A study offered people with insomnia Cognitive Behavior Therapy as treatment, and compared to a group with no therapy, […]

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A new study has found that while diet alone doesn’t cure ADD, a nutritional diet will improve many ADD symptoms. Elimination diets (eliminating a category of food like sugar, fat, gluten, meat) are becoming increasingly popular, but they don’t work for the majority of cases of ADD symptoms, leading many parents to feel inadequate when […]

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That’s the reported rate that women are using drugs to treat mental health disorders, including depression, ADHD, and anxiety. It’s not just women, though they use more mental health drugs than any other group. Men and children’s use of drugs to treat mental health disorders had also gone up over the last decade.

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A new Canadian study published in Pediatrics studied pesticide levels in children and found those with the highest levels were twice as likely to have symptoms for ADHD/ADD. What Are Pesticides? Pesticides are used to protect crops from bugs that would otherwise destroy crops, or cause them to look unsightly/unsellable. Different pesticides have been found […]

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Although symptoms of ADHD can be difficult to manage, a new study has found a silver lining: many adults with ADHD have enhanced creativity. It seems those with ADHD may be better able to come up with out-of-the-box or new ideas. The study did not control for medications, but it seems to hold true for […]

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