ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER

CAUSES – The exact cause of ADHD is not known, although researchers continue to study the brain for clues. There are no laboratory tests for ADHD.

TREATMENT – Treatment for ADHD is multifaceted. It consists of ADHD medications or behavioral modification therapy or both. Studies have established the safety and effectiveness of using stimulant medications, other drugs, and behavioral therapy.  Several treatments have been tried, including vitamins, herbs, biofeedback and eliminating some foods such as sugar.

PREVENTION – No preventative methods at this time.

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