Alexithymia may be linked to hyperactivity and impulsivity

Oct 18, 2019 by

Although it sounds like a mental health disorder, alexithymia is simply a term used to describe difficulty identifying and expressing emotions. Although a study from 2013 found a link between alexithymia and ADHD, the correlation only applied to children...

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RA causes brain fog

Aug 24, 2019 by

Although many people have heard of “brain fog” as a symptom or side effect of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or chemotherapy, few may be aware that the chronic inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis can also cause “brain fog.” This general...

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ADHD and IQ

Aug 20, 2019 by

There are misconceptions about ADHD being linked to IQ. Some people think kids with ADHD have a higher IQ that kids without it, while others think the opposite is true. The truth is that there’s no link between ADHD...

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New research links dopamine levels and ADHD

Jul 2, 2019 by

Research indicates that children and adults with ADHD may have higher concentration of dopamine transporters, which remove dopamine from brain cells. With extra transporters present in one region of the brain, they remove the dopamine too quickly, giving it...

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How technology is affecting our brains

Jun 27, 2019 by

Researchers from five universities around the globe looked at the effects the online world is having on human brains. They found that doing multiple things online did not improve people’s ability to multitask elsewhere. They also found that being...

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Teens with ADHD have higher crash risk and more violations

Jun 2, 2019 by

A team of researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention and Center for Management of ADHD looked at the records of newly licensed drivers to determine what role ADHD played. The large-scale longitudinal study...

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