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Adventure in ADHD

To some people, routine means stuck in a rut, but to someone with ADHD, routine is one of the few orderly things in a chaotic world. 168 more words


How exercise can help kids with ADHD

Mental exercises to build (or rebuild) attention span have shown promise recently as adjuncts or alternatives to amphetamines in addressing symptoms common to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). 916 more words

Adderall maker settles claims it misled consumers

Making claims for drugs not backed up by clinical trials — sometimes called “off label” use — can put consumers at risk, government agencies say. And the marketer of a drug commonly prescribed to kids with behavior or focus problems is paying a price for it today. 162 more words



Why the H do we build intolerance?

boring part – Each step in a bodily process requires its own enzyme to get the job done. Digestion – has its own enzyme.  158 more words


A Practical Guide to Avoiding Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion

by TENGLISH on APRIL 22, 2013 · 0 COMMENTS


By Hyla Cass, M.D.

A little known, but potentially life-saving fact is that common medications deplete your body of a host of vital nutrients essential to your health. 2,727 more words

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The Ethics of Cognitive Enhancement: Part 2

Go back to Part 1. 

In Part 1 of this series on the ethics of cognitive enhancement, I pointed out that it is not logical to deny people access to new methods of cognitive enhancement as they become available, because such methods would not be categorically different from methods of cognitive enhancement that are currently legal and regularly used.  1,498 more words

Daniel Toker

The Ethics of Cognitive Enhancement: Part 1

“Smart drugs” like Adderall and Modafinil are just the beginning of the cognitive enhancement revolution. Though they were initially developed to alleviate the symptoms of cognitive disorders, these and similar drugs are increasingly being used by the cognitively healthy to boost memory, focus, and wakefulness over long periods of work. 2,071 more words

Daniel Toker