How Exercise Helps You Cope with Adult ADHD

Most of us are aware of the benefits of exercise for our bodies. But it is also great for your brain. For individuals with ADHD, exercise can help them focus and leads to changes in the brain that are comparable to the effects of medications used to treat ADHD. The benefits are well worth the effort and can augment other forms of treatment for your ADHD symptoms.

ADHD and Anxiety

According to the Surgeon General, at any one time, 16% of our population will have an anxiety disorder. That means Anxiety Disorders are FOUR TIMES as common as the common cold. And some studies have indicated that as many as 25% of children with ADHD also have anxiety disorder. Here are some tips to help you recognize the symptoms of anxiety and find resources to help you manage it.

ADHD and Anxiety: non-drug treatments everyone can try

Common forms of anxiety are much more common in people who have ADHD than the general population. Half (52%) of adults with ADHD will experience general anxiety disorder during their lifetimes. There are a few easy, everyday things you can do that will help control anxiety without taking another pill. And you can start right now!

Ask the Coach: Spring Fever

There’s no denying it. Everyone feels like goofing off on a warm, sunny day. Unfortunately responsibilities of school, work and home don’t stop when the weather gets nice. We offer some ideas you can use to keep yourself on track.

ADHD and Sleep

Parents know that helping their children learn to sleep through the night is more challenging when a child has ADHD.  Why?  Children with ADHD have twice the rate of insomnia and sleep disturbances as people who don’t have ADHD. ADHD … Read More

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