Articles for tag: Strattera

Karla News

Straight Facts on ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD: Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder is a condition of impaired concentration and activity level that has received increasing amounts of attention over the past decade. An illness usually first diagnosed in childhood, many adults are now being diagnosed with this illness as well. ADHD is the most common psychiatric diagnosis made in children and ...

Strattera: A Non-Stimulant Treatment for ADD and ADHD

Each year, millions of American children are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, also known as ADD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD. For parents, caring for an ADD or ADHD child can be challenging. With a variety of stimulant based prescription medications on the market, ADD and ADHD children are subjected to ...

Karla News

Canadian Pharmacy? It’s a SCAM!

Today, I received an email from: [email protected], Of course the ‘registered reseller” was actually my own email address which had been “spoofed”. In case you don’t know what ‘spoofing” is, it is using your own email address as the sender so SPAM can get through your spam filters. The email was a GIF, supposedly from ...

Dealing with Adult ADD

I am 30 years-old. I am a college student who is married with two children and a wonderful, patient and understanding wife. In July of 2008, I was diagnosed with Adult Deficit Disorder (ADD). I had been experiencing symptoms of ADD since I was around 5 or so. Growing up however, there really wasn’t a ...

Medication for ADD/ADHD: Non-Stimulant Alternatives

The most common and, for awhile, considered the most effective medication type for treating Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is with the use of a stimulant medication. Some of the most common stimulants prescribed for patients today are Ritalin, Adderall and Concerta. While these medications have proven very effective for ...

Karla News

Top Ten Medications that Cause Nightmares

You’ve just awakened in bed, dripping in sweat. Your breathing is labored, and your hands are clammy. The images are still firmly planted in your brain: a furry purple monster was just chasing you through McDonald’s; you finally escaped, only to find yourself naked-and face to face with a two-headed buffalo in the middle of ...

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Signs Your Teen is Abusing Your Xanax

Some teens pop Xanax like they are candy, not realizing the damage they are causing to their developing brains and bodies. Experts say teens like the buzz they get from taking Xanax. Instead of sneaking into college frat parties, troubled teens nowadays are into “pharm parties.” According to a 2009 survey from the Centers for ...