Travelling with ADD

If you have attention deficit disorder (or ADD for short) you may find that vacations aren’t as pleasant as you initially hoped. Most people take vacation planning for granted. They simply know what they need to take, plan their vacation accordingly, and enjoy a nice, restful, relaxing vacation.

However, for people who have ADD, this process can be both stressful and hectic, creating friction with loved ones and making the whole experience less than pleasant for all involved. However, there is some good news. While ADD may interfere somewhat in the vacation planning […]

Exercising with ADD

There are a lot of reasons to work out, but for someone who has ADD; those reasons are even more significant. While the health benefits of exercise are well known and obvious, there are a whole set of different reasons why exercises is important to someone who has ADD.

In some cases, someone who has ADD can have an addictive personality. They literally get a hold of an idea and become addicted to it. This can lead to some catastrophic consequences. However, the reverse can be true, too. Instead of becoming addicted to […]

Three Tips For Managing ADD or ADHD

Once you have been accurately diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADD), you can begin to explore ways to alleviate or even overcome your symptoms. This search should start with an experienced professional – most likely your physician. He or she can suggest coping mechanisms and changes that can immediately begin to improve your life.

Many people who suffer from ADD – especially adults who have gone their entire lives without treatment – also suffer from very low self-esteem. Their symptoms have caused them to fail in careers, relationships, financial matters and other areas […]

The Onset and Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention deficit disorder was formerly thought to be a disorder only affecting children. The symptoms of ADD generally begin to show at or prior to the age of seven. They begin as a lack of attention and increasing impulsiveness. Around 3% to 5% of children suffer from this neurological disorder and it is twice as common for boys to have this disorder as girls.

Up until the last decade or so, it was thought that only children suffered from attention deficit disorder. As more has become known about the disorder, it has become […]