What causes ADD?

ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) Theories have ranged from silly to scientific. Let’s look at a few popular theories: The bad child In 1920 Still published an article in the British medical journal Lancet and described children who exhibited symptoms of moral control, mischievousness and destructiveness. These children were born bad. The theory of genetics offer some credibility to...
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Controlled by TV?

How much time do we spend in front of the TV? According to Dr Aric Sigman, if you spend four hours a day watching TV, TV takes up more than one full 24 hour day a week. A six year old child will have watched TV for nearly one full year of his life. By the age of 75, you will have spent more than twelve and a half years of 24 hour days, doing nothing but watching TV. Most children have more eye...
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Behaviour Disturbances: An indication of various problems

Behaviour disturbances are not always indicative of naughtiness or disciplinary problems only. It could be suggestive of brain dysfunctions causing: Epilepsy: an epileptic patient may present with mood swings, uncontrolled aggression, social problems, seizures and learning disabilities. Behaviour problems are seen in conduct disorder and manifest in lying, stealing, uncontrolled aggression,...
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ADD: A matter of Arousal not Attention

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) How to rectify ADD through Neurotherapy The efficacy with which a person’s brain functions depends on the level of arousal, which is the central feature of ADD. The core problem with ADD is poor regulation of the brain’s state of arousal. In other words, the level of arousal of the brain is how sleepy or awake the brain is. Although it borders on a...
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Neurofeedback and Rewiring of the Brain

What is Neurofeedback? The brain is powered by electricity and produces electrical patterns called brainwaves, which determine the level of arousal of the brain. The more aroused the brain is, the more effective is the functioning. The lesser the level of arousal, the less effective is the activity and thought processing of the brain. If the brain is too aroused, we experience, hyperactivity,...
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