ADHD and addiction

Meditation Apps Helpful for Those Seeking ADHD treatment in NYC

Meditation offers a number of benefits, from reducing stress and helping to control anxiety to increasing your capacity for compassion and empathy.  But for those who have been through ADHD testing and are now seeking ADHD treatment in NYC, meditation has even more to offer. Meditation can be an effective tool for controlling the impulsive behaviors associated with ADD in …

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ADD in Adult Women and in Girls

In recent years, there has been more attention paid to the gender gap that exists in medical research. Traditionally, the majority of medical testing has focused on men’s health.  For example, as the BU Today website reported, “Medical research in many areas, including cardiovascular disease (which kills more women than men), often includes few women subjects.” Unfortunately, a gender gap definitely exists …

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Neuropsychological Testing for ADHD and other Classroom Challenges

Does your child struggle in school? Are you concerned that he or she isn’t performing up to his or her potential? Are you getting phone calls from teachers asking for your child to be tested? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, we want you to know that the Sachs Center can help. In addition …

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Neurofeedback for ADHD in Children

When the American Academy of Pediatrics reviewed scientific evidence about non-medical treatments for ADHD, they rated neurofeedback as a Level 1 intervention, indicating it had “Best Support” in scientific research for treatment of ADHD.  Their report was made to guide practitioners, educators, youth, and families in developing appropriate plans using psychosocial interventions. Neurofeedback – which may …

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ADHD and Substance Abuse

Co-Morbidity between ADHD and substance abuse As ADHD has been increasingly diagnosed amongst children, many people know about the main symptoms of ADHD and how it can cause someone to feel distracted, procrastinate or fidget excessively. Recent studies have also pointed to another important aspect of ADHD— it can actually be a risk factor for …

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Social Media and Addiction

Can social media and addiction really be linked? Upon googling the term ‘addicted”, this was the definition that appeared: to be physically and mentally dependent on a particular substance, and unable to stop taking it without incurring adverse effects.  Many people are probably thinking, no way am I addicted to social media. Addiction is something …

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