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  • New ADHD Medication Adds Some Ease to Your Morning Routine

    There is a new medication to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) available through your child and adolescent psychiatrist. Jornay PM is a stimulant used to treat ADHD symptoms in children six years and older. Jornay PM is a methylphenidate-based medication, but it has a special feature. Taken at night, Jornay PM has been shown to control ADHD symptoms from the time the child wakes up in the morning and keeps working right through the day.

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  • Have You Tried this Simple Trick for Getting Your Kids to Eat Healthy Foods?

    Some kids are just born as good eaters. Some are not. Other kids take time to grow into better eaters. And that can feel like hard work. Or like a battle. Family mealtimes, with adults and children sitting together at the same table, seem to happen so rarely these days that parents don’t want to turn the dinner table into a battleground over eating healthy foods. They’d rather enjoy the time together than start arguments.

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  • This One Thing Can Help Children with ADHD as They Grow

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental health disorders present among children, affecting five to ten percent of American children between the ages of three and seventeen. Parents of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder know the core symptoms all too well: inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. These symptoms can lead to low frustration tolerance, difficulty with expressive language, irritability, poor performance in school, and difficulty making and maintaining friendships. ADHD can take a toll on the children, but it also affects their parents and families, caregivers, teachers, and other classmates.

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  • The Rise of Test Anxiety

    As the common core continues to be more present in incoming and younger students testing is filling up more and more of our children's time.  Many of us don't remember so many tests and assessments and quizzes; we remember projects.  As modern day parents we are educating ourselves more and more everyday of what works and does not work for our children in their educational journey.

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  • Brain & Nervous System Health

    A 2017 pilot study of 16 patients with symptomatic major depressive disorder measured blood levels of omega-3 EPA and DHA to determine if depression symptoms improved after 10 weeks of supplementation.

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