Can Children Have Bipolar Disorder?

Until recent years, medical science did not widely recognize that children can experience other mental illnesses besides attention deficit hyperactivity-disorder. In fact, most doctors refused to diagnose children with bipolar disorder even if the symptoms supported such a diagnosis. Bipolar disorder is a potentially serious condition where a child can rapidly swing from over-excitement, or [&hellip

How Healthy Are We?

Health care has become an increasingly hot topic in today’s news, especially with concerns about Obamacare and the future of Medicare. Unfortunately, statistics compiled by the United States Centers for Disease Control reveal that many Americans are not taking proper care of themselves. Even people with excellent health insurance have become too busy to eat [&hellip

Facts About Premature Babies

One of an expectant mother’s worst nightmares is probably delivering her baby too early. In previous generations, delivering a baby even weeks early equaled a very dismal outlook for the child even if he survived. Modern medical wisdom still hopes that each expectant mother will carry her baby for about 9 months before delivery, but [&hellip

Is Ritalin A Safe Drug for ADHD?

Every year, doctors write more prescriptions for Ritalin to help conditions such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD.) Stimulant medications for ADHD used to be prescribed primarily to kids, but now medical science has acknowledged that ADHD can persist into adulthood. While Ritalin can help people with ADHD pay attention and make fewer impulsive decisions, it [&hellip

Can Prescription Methamphetamine Help with Attention Problems?

Methamphetamine abuse has overtaken parts of the United States in recent years, but methamphetamine is nothing new. Since the early 20th century, legal methamphetamine tablets have been used for several purposes. While the drug abuse stigma has made it difficult to secure a prescription for methamphetamine, it may indeed be one of the most effective [&hellip

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