I'm not a medical doctor just a wife and Mom. My husband and 9 year old son are both adhd but only my husband has both adhd and enuresis. Our nephew (husbands side) is 13 is adhd and also has enuresis. So I do believe that there is a link. don't forget not alot of people will discuss enuresis with you.. so there may be more..
I have one daughter with ADHD and one with ADD both have enuresis. Many parents I have spoken with have the same issue.
Yes. And a link between encopresis (pooping in the pants) and AD/HD.
The same brain areas which deal with behavioral monitoring, control and inhibition/disinhibition are also responsible for the problems with these functions. People with impulsive-type AD/HD have the most problems.
No-one could teach my son to use the tiolet appropriately until he was 6. The symptoms abated markedly once we started him on methylphenidate. Prior to this we had no end of problems with school teachers and incompetent paediatricians who diagnosed it as "poor parenting".
OTOH, I have ADD, and had no problems of this nature as a child other than severe constipation. I suppose I coudn't focus enough to produce, while my son couldn't focus enough to prevent. Same underlying mechanism, different ways of showing it.
Many experts in the research field have discovered that limiting sugar and caffiene in the diet of children with ADHD can help curb symptoms. However, there is no scientific link between diet and ADHD as of yet.
WebMD has a section on ADHD, which includes diet suggestions for children and adults. There is also a site called ADHD awareness that has some pieces about nutrition. Many ADD/ADHD people self-medicate with caffeine, which should be discouraged.
There have been some links between ADHD and nutrition. Some studies have indicated that a poor diet can worsen ADHD symptoms and a good diet can improve them.
A lot of times specialists say that the best thing for children with ADHD is actually coffee. Here is a link with more information. www.webmd.com/add-adhd/guide/adhd-diets
carefully controlled follow-up studies have uncovered no link between food allergies and ADHD
If your son has ADHD that only thing that could really be adding to his hyper activity is sugar and caffeine. It is recommended to remove these from a child's diet who has ADHD.
There is no proven evidence of a link between the food you eat and ADHD, but there are some health professionals which believe that a low carb, high protein diet can help curb ADHD symptoms.
The attached link has a complete list for you. Most drugs used on ADHD children are also used on adults but with different dosages and sometimes different formulas. See link below. If you or someone you know needs to be treated for ADHD there should be an added benefit to treatment of personal help for organization and behavior modification by a counselor or social worker. Ask the doctor for this type of help too.
According to the Mayo Clinic, "food additives include artificial colors, artificial sweeteners and preservatives. There's no solid evidence that food additives cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)."
Doctors say there are several types of vitamins and supplements that will help a person with ADHD. I found a list on the internet, and here is the link. www.webmd.com/���add-adhd/guide/���vitamins-supplements-adhd
There is no significant research showing a link between autism and leukemia. Any child can develop leukemia including children with autism but as for a link there is not one known today.
In some cases, yes. Drinking during pregnancy increases the risk for ADHD. there is a possible link between the two, but it is not certain. however, many other diseases, including fetal alcohol syndrome, ARE DEFINITELY caused by drinking while pregnant. -Akilae
Podiatry has nothing to do with adhd but since there is a link, I thought I would share a little on adhd. You can find a book and audio recording at this site: http://living-with-adhd.us Keith
Neither. ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is thought to be a neurological syndrome that is categorized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. See related question link for more information.
It is uncertain what the exact causes of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are, but medical and psychology experts suggest that there are specific factors closely associated with the disorder. Scientists believe that in addition to genetics, environmental factors can contribute to ADHD. Researches also believe that diet, traumatic brain injuries, and the patient's social environment play an important role. Genetics Genes are the "blueprints" which dictate what mental and physical qualities any given person carries. Experts believe that genes play a major part in who does, or does not, develop ADHD. Several genes have been identified as being responsible for ADHD, and being the case, future prophylactic (preventative) treatments for the disorder are being investigated. Studying these specific genes could also help scientists make improvement in the symptomatic treatment of ADHD. Neurophysiology experts have conducted imaging studies which show that some children who carry these ADHD genes have thinner tissue in the areas of the brain which correlate with attention. This difference in the brain is not believed to be permanent, and a healthy level of thickness is usually achieved by early adulthood. This may explain why symptoms of ADHD more often than not improve with age. Environmental Factors Specific environmental factors which may cause or antagonize ADHD include prenatal alcohol exposure, lead poisoning, and second hand cigarette smoke. For instance, some studies have shown a link that children who live in homes with older or outdated paint jobs and plumbing have an increased chance of developing ADHD than in those who don't. Diet Recent research has shown a potential link between the intake of specific food additives including preservatives and artificial colors, and an increase in ADHD diagnoses. However, while the notion that sugars cause or aggravate ADHD in children has become popular, recent studies disprove this theory. Further research is being conducted to determine the exact role that nutrition plays in the development of ADHD. Brain Injuries Some children who suffered a traumatic brain injury exhibit behaviors which are not unlike those of ADHD. However, it is thought that only a fraction of children diagnosed with ADHD previously received any type of brain injury.
The National Institutes of Health has one of the best information pages about ADD-ADHD on the web. Click the related link below to see it.
You can find a link for a guideline chart at the related link. The amount depends on income and number of children.You can find a link for a guideline chart at the related link. The amount depends on income and number of children.You can find a link for a guideline chart at the related link. The amount depends on income and number of children.You can find a link for a guideline chart at the related link. The amount depends on income and number of children.
I have found a website where there are good self help techniques for ADHD students. I have given a link to the website in Related links below There are various methods to help ADHD students concentrate on their studies. The best technique is listening to calming music especially designed to help ADHD students. This calming music consist of scientific sound therapy techniques which actually addresses the brainwave imbalances associated with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).
Tylenol has been established as safe during pregnancy. It is not known to cause miscarriages when taken as recommended. There are very recent studies that may suggest a link between ADHD in children whose mothers took Tylenol during pregnancy, but it is an early study. They have not yet established if it is the Tylenol, or another condition the mother may have had in which she used Tylenol to help the symptoms.
There is no link between thyroid problems and sciatica. There is link between parathyroid problem and sciatica.
There is no link between flu and schizophrenia.
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heredity determines the efficiency, and shape of meiosis. Somebody, with a history of bad disease is not likely to have healthy children.
Yes, to a degree. ADHD is caused by underdevelopment in certain regions of the brain. However, individuals with ADHD have less dopamine in the brain and respond to drugs that increase this chemical in the brain. Another opinion Please go to the related link below. I believe there is no solid scientific research to support the "chemical imbalance in the brain" theory of mental illness.