TAG: adderall

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

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

Younger Kids 50% More Likely to Get ADHD Drugs than Older Peers

Lisa Garber, Natural Society Waking Times A new Icelandic study has found that younger school children face up to a 50% greater likelihood of getting diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than their older peers. Co-author Sonia Hernández-Diaz of the Harvard School of Public Health consulted standardized test scores and medical records of almost 12,000

Psychiatrists Drugging Children for ‘Social Justice’

Jon Rappoport, NoMoreFakeNews Waking Times  It’s the latest thing. Psychiatrists are now giving children in poor neighborhoods Adderall, a dangerous stimulant, by making false diagnoses of ADHD, or no diagnoses at all. Their aim? To “promote social justice,” to improve academic performance in school. The rationale is, the drugged kids will now be able to

ADHD Meds Provide No Long-Term Benefits

Laura Grace Weldon, Guest Writer Waking Times Want to cause a ruckus? Criticize attention-deficit meds. Over three million U.S. kids take these drugs. Parents may not be thrilled to dose their children but they are following expert advice.  They typically see results. And they don’t need to be judged. But it helps to pay attention