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Exercise to manage anxiety.

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When you have ADHD, emotions can be more intense, harder to manage, and can get in the way of everyday life. Anxiety is one emotion that is often exacerbated by ADHD. The National Resource Center on ADHD states that about 50% of adults and 30% of children with ADHD are also diagnosed with Anxiety Disorder.…

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School lunches 🍎 for your ADHD child

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School lunch programs vary from nutritious and health-conscious, to fast-food oriented and comparable to a microwave dinner. If your child’s school does not provide healthy lunch options that include fruits, vegetables, and proteins, you may need to pack your child’s lunch to help ease ADHD symptoms throughout the day. This is especially true if your…

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How to Motivate Your ADHD Teen

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Motivation is difficult especially in teens, and when you add ADHD to the mix, it can feel almost impossible. However, motivation improvement is not  impossible and can be accomplished with the right tools and techniques. Thus, making motivating your teen with ADHD is achievable. Additude Magazine recently did an article on this topic and specifically…

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ADHD & School Stress

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Back to school time can be a very stressful time for all students especially those with ADHD and LD. A recent article published by Additude Magazine reports, "Chronic stress at school can make kids (particularly those with ADHD or LD) dread going — and change their brains for the worse." However, Jerome Schultz, PH.D., states…

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Sugar and the Teenage Brain

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Sugar & the Teenage Brain Refined sugar causes cognitive deficits & memory loss. + Tips to help your teenager (and you) eat less sugar Adolescents are the greatest consumers of high-energy, sugary junk foods and sweetened drinks. This is a concern as studies have shown that a high sugar diet can have many negative effects…

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