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Does Mindfulness Help ADHD?

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Does Mindfulness Help ADHD? As defined by mindful.org, “ Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us.” For an individual struggling with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), this can be very difficult. The ADHD…

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Mindfulness for Mama

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mind·ful·ness ˈmīn(d)f(ə)lnəs/ noun 1. The quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. 2. A mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. There has been a lot of discussion on how mindfulness can…

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Binge Eating & ADHD – There is a connection

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Binge Eating & ADHD There is a connection A recent study performed by researchers in the UK from the University of Birmingham found that ADHD symptoms have a direct relationship to both binge and restrictive eating. “The inattentive symptoms of ADHD were associated with decreased awareness of internal signals of hunger and satiety, and in…

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mind·ful·ness

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mind·ful·ness ˈmīn(d)f(ə)lnəs/ noun 1. the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. 2. a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. There has been a lot of discussion on how mindfulness can…

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What causes ADHD?

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No one knows what causes ADHD. Over the last several years, searching for the cause of ADHD has been equivalent to searching for the Holy Grail. A new study Published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, finds "Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a collection of discrete disorders in which the brain functions in completely different…

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