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ADHD is the New Education

Jon Rappoport – The unhinging of the young mind from any semblance of accomplishment and continuity goes beyond the agenda of outfitting children to be worker-drones in a controlled society.

Toke Up and Focus – How Cannabis Can Help With ADHD

Kevin Sterne, Contributor Waking Times Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder () use cannabis more than most of us, according to a Brown University study. But, they probably are not toking up for the reasons one may think. Far from lazing around, suggestive new research offers, they might be doing it to write a college

Report Finds Thousands Of Toddlers Are Being Medicated For ADHD

Dave Mihalovic, Prevent Disease Waking Times There is something seriously wrong with the way attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed in young children in the US, with over 1 million kids being potentially misdiagnosed just because they are the youngest in their kindergarten year, with the youngest in class twice as likely to be

The Epidemic Abuse of ADHD Meds, Anxiety Pills & Painkillers in America

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Far from being recognized for their potential health hazards, ADHD drugs have gained a reputation as “cognition enhancers” among students and young professionals. Narcotic painkillers, anti-anxiety drugs, and antidepressants are also notoriously overprescribed, which I’ll address below. According to data from IMS Health,1 a whopping 48.4 million prescriptions for ADHD stimulants were

ADHD Not a Real Disease, Says Leading Neuroscientist

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times One of the world’s leading pediatric neuroscientists, Dr. Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D, recently stated publicly that Attention Deficit/Hyper-Activity Disorder (ADHD) is not ‘a real disease,’ and warned of the dangers of giving psycho-stimulant medications to children. Speaking to the Observer, Dr. Perry noted that the disorder known as ADHD should

Diagnoses of the Fictional Illness ADD/ADHD Jump Dramatically

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times Attention deficit/hyper-activity disorder (ADD/ADHD) diagnoses are dramatically on the rise in the United States, jumping a whopping 42% in less than a decade. Shockingly these diagnoses are concentrated among the nation’s youth, children between 4 and 17. A recent study taken by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) National

28% Increase in US Children Taking Medication for ADHD: CDC Study

Waking Times A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) found that an estimated two million more children in the United States (U.S.) have been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) between 2003-04 and 2011-12. One million more U.S. children were taking medication for ADHD between 2003-04 and 2011-12.

Acupuncture Used in Treating ADHD

Monica Robbins, Guest Waking Times The ability to focus and tune out distraction can be challenging for anyone. But for children and adults with ADHD, it is a daily, frustrating battle. Medication and behavioral therapy are traditional methods of treatment. Now, an alternative form of medicine with ancient roots is being used to ease the

Huge Study Finds 5-fold Increase in ADHD Medication Use in Kids and Teens

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times Use of stimulant medications to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents has increased significantly over the past several years –around the globe. Recently, we reported a staggering increase in the UK for children as young as three. That report included information of U.S. sales of ADHD stimulants more than doubling between 2007

Children’s ADHD Prescriptions Increase Nine-fold, Ages Three and Up

Heather Callaghan, Guest Waking Times The UK, like the U.S., is concerned by a baffling increase in heavy prescription drugs like Ritalin and psychotropics apparently given to children diagnosed with ADHD* as young as three – although guidelines condemn its use for children under age six. Medical pundits called for a significant decrease and are

ADHD a ‘Fictitious Disease’ Says the Creator of the Ailment

Mike Barrett, Natural Society Waking Times Did you know that The American Psychiatric Association estimates that 3%-7% of school-aged children have ADHD, while parents report that about 9.5% of children between 9- and 7 years old suffer from the condition? Although these statistics are alarming, they aren’t as shocking as the fact that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a

Avoid 100 Dangerous Food Additives Causing ADHD, Asthma and Cancer

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Food industry additives and colors are one major cause of ADHD, asthma and cancer creating a toxic environment for our children’s health. Even medicines for babies and young children frequently contain these additives banned from foods and drinks and targeted at children under three years of age. Artificial flavors and

Can Medical Cannabis Stop The ADHD Epidemic?

Kent Mao, Contributor Waking Times ADHD seems to be a touchy subject among many doctors, as it remains one of the most controversial yet most common diagnoses in today’s society. It’s interesting to note that, although ADHD is believed to affect 5% of the adult population, it is most often diagnosed in school-age children, leading

Pesticides May Increase Risk of ADHD in Children

Margie King, Green Med Info Waking Times If you had any lingering doubts, here’s yet another good reason to opt for organic fruits and vegetables when shopping for your family. A team of scientists from the University of Montreal and Harvard University have discovered that exposure to organophosphate pesticides is associated with increased risk of

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