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ADHD Shocking Truths

Hi guys, Jon Bennett here. I found this video on the web that I thought you might find it interesting. Please leave your comments below! Transcript: Dr. Lyon: I believe that attention deficit disorder should be treated like a lot of other conditions that the doctors treat. For instance if you have high cholesterol, what […]

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The Dangers of Using Ritalin and Other Stimulant Medications for the Treatment of ADD/ADHD

“America now uses 90% of the world’s Ritalin – more than five times the rest of the world combined.” – Peter Breggin, M.D, Talking Back to Ritalin • Current statistics indicate that as many as 10% of the nation’s children have been diagnosed as having ADD/ADHD. • More than five million children are taking Ritalin […]

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Another Reason to Quit: ADHD and Smoking

It is very interesting to observe how profoundly a culture can change in the matter of a few short decades. One of the areas where this has certainly happened over the past 20 years is the public perception of smoking: As late as the 1980s smoking was still seen as a trendy, if somewhat risky, […]

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ADD/ADHD Drug GUide – Part 5

This week, we need to take a look at a non-stimulant drug used to treat ADD/ADHD.  It’s brand name is Atomoxetine, but you may recognize it as Strattera.  Despite its very hefty price tag, it is becoming widely used for adults and children. Strattera is known as a selective norepinephrenine reuptake inhibitor.  This means that […]

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ADD/ADHD Drug Guide – Part 4

This week, I am going to give you a summary of the side effects for the class of stimulants known as Dextroamphetamines (Dextrostat, Dexedrine, and Dexedrine Spansule) and Mixed Amphetamines (Adderall).  You may see that some of the side effects are the same as those for taking Methylphenidates (Ritalin, Focalin, Concerta, Metadate, and Methlyn), but […]

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