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Retirement & ADHD. 6 Strategies That May Help You.

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Recently ADDitude Magazine shared strategies for ADHD individuals who are retiring and trying to maintain a structured and fulfilling life. How to Retire with ADHD: Structure, Stimulation, Purpose, discusses why many people who retire spend their time in the wrong places such as online shopping, daytime TV, and restaurants. The article reveals that these activities do…

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Why You Should Have Green Tea & Dark Chocolate for Dessert Tonight!

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A healthy diet is a key component for cognitive development and improving our ability to focus. Nutritionists recommend filling our plates with fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains. However, certain foods that contain antioxidants are especially helpful in managing ADHD symptoms. Research shows that Oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs) have specific antioxidants that improve cognitive processing, working…

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Everyone Needs a BFF!

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Everyone wants to have friends. At an early age, forming friendships allows a child to develop a multitude of skills needed throughout life: teamwork, cooperation, sharing, dealing with conflict, competition, etc. If your children or clients are struggling with ADHD, they may need your guidance to help develop successful, long-lasting friendships. Here are some tips…

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45 Treats You Should Eat & Share.

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Valentine’s Day is known for giving the gift of chocolate and snacks filled with sugar. We do this because we want to show our family and friends how much we love them by giving them something special. Sugar does not cause ADHD. However, if your loved one has ADHD, eating excessive amounts of sugar may…

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A Love Letter to My ADHD

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Contributed by Kate, author of Memoirs of an ADHD Mom, located on our Facebook page. It is easy for all of us to complain about our issues, to talk about the things we don't like about our ADHD or our children's ADHD. It disrupts our lives, makes us work harder, causes turmoil. But not this week! No,…

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Can Coffee Cure Your ADHD?

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Scientists have observed that lower levels of dopamine are associated with symptoms of ADHD. A study published in European Neuropsychopharmacology shows that caffeine appears to normalize levels of dopamine and improve concentration in people with ADHD. Does that mean it can be used as treatment? Additudemag.com released an article discussing the truth about caffeine for ADHD. Here are a few key…

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