Tag Archives: ADHD

Military Mental Health: An Upward Trek

Military Mental Health: An Upward Trek

Military Mental Health: An Upward Trek – Mental health is often unaddressed in the military – both by veterans and active duty members. Statistically, however, problems with mental health are more prevalent than in civilian life. It makes sense considering what the military is tasked with. It seems evident that dangerous fighting in unfamiliar lands could bring psychological anguish to the strongest of human beings. Indeed for many soldiers it comes from military events like combat.

Constant Distractions of ADHD

The Constant Distraction of ADHD

Constant Distractions of ADHD Imagine sitting down to read your favorite book. Open to the bookmarked page, find the next paragraph… in seconds a bag of potato chips on the table grabs your attention. You grab a few, eat them, and go back to that paragraph but then you hear some birds outside. It seems […]

Difficulty Sustaining Attention

Difficulty Sustaining Attention in Activities

Difficulty Sustaining Attention in Activities One of the most evident symptoms reflected in ADHD is the difficulty to sustain attention during activities. Trouble paying attention when doing regular activities such as watching movies or reading a book can frustrate you and to those around you as well.  Sometimes you may have trouble remembering what you’ve […]

Is ADHD Passed Down Genetically?

Is ADHD Passed Down Genetically?

Is ADHD Passed Down Genetically? Is ADHD Passed Down Genetically? There are several genes currently being studied to identify if ADHD is genetic or hereditary. New research is currently being analyzed and combined with prior studies to better identify where it comes from.  In the meantime, rest assured that it is solely not caused by […]