Adderall might have been a medication that was known to help people who had disorders with their focus and concentration, but today, the drug is known for far more than just its medical uses. The use of Adderall to be able to cope with normal life has become more prominent than ever, leading to a crisis that is hard to prevent. The use of Adderall to improve efficiency and focus is something that came to popularity after reports of athletes taking this to improve their productivity came … [Read more...] about Adderall: The Harmful Workplace Drug Employees Are Turning To
ADD and ADHD
ADD and ADHD is a chronic condition that includes attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. More than 3 million US cases are diagnosed each year. Treatment can help, but this condition cannot be cured. With treatment, this mental health disorder can last for several years or be a lifelong condition.
ADHD often begins in childhood and can persist into adulthood. It may also contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships, difficulty at school and work, and in some cases can also cause the development of other mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.
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ADHD and ADD are attention deficit disorders that impact millions of children and adults across the United States. According to the CDC, around 11% of children in the United States have ADHD. If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, or you suspect that they will be, you may want to consider using essential oils to help reduce their symptoms. Lord knows that our family has tried everything under the sun! Many physicians prescribe patients Adderall and other prescription grade drugs to try to … [Read more...] about Surprise! Essential Oils Can Help ADHD
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