Could acetaminophen use during pregnancy cause ADHD in children?

A new study may leave mothers-to-be uncertain about a widely recommended drug, acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is the main ingredient in Tylenol and many other pain medicines. If you’re pregnant and have a backache or headache, doctors usually recommend acetaminophen. But recent research says taking the drug during pregnancy may be associated with hyperactivity in children. This … Continue reading Could acetaminophen use during pregnancy cause ADHD in children?

Questions and answers–ADHD in adults

When it comes to ADHD, you may think it’s just a childhood brain disorder. But in reality, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can impact adults too. In recent years there’s been a great deal of research surrounding ADHD. Medical professionals have been able to improve diagnostics, testing and treatment for those who struggle with hyperactivity. If … Continue reading Questions and answers–ADHD in adults

Scott & White Pediatrician Clears Up Misconceptions, Offers Help To Kids With ADHD

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that between three and five percent of preschool and school age children have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. That’s about two million American children. Although more and more kids are being diagnosed every year, Scott & White pediatrician Laura Ferguson, MD said that there’s a difference between a fidgety … Continue reading Scott & White Pediatrician Clears Up Misconceptions, Offers Help To Kids With ADHD