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Heavy Social Media Use = ADHD Symptoms in Teens?

Heavy social media use may produce symptoms of ADHD in teens who have no previous ADHD symptoms.

That was the conclusion of a 24-month study published on July 17, 2018 in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) in which researchers followed 2,587 adolescent boys and girls aged 15 and 16 in Los Angeles schools.

Does Your Child Really Have ADHD?

Here’s a bold statement that might surprise you.

Not every child who fidgets, has trouble paying attention or struggles in school has ADHD. In fact, 50 percent of children wearing this label also have a learning disability that might have been overlooked – something I see regularly in my practice.

This incomplete diagnosis is why many children on medications do poorly academically,

Playing a Musical Instrument Can Help Your Child Do Better in School by Rewiring the Brain

by Michael Cohen, Director
Center for Brain

At Center for Brain we often recommend that children who are struggling with attention or learning issues be encouraged to learn to play a musical instrument, particularly the keyboard, in addition to engaging in our neurofeedback program. There has been evidence over the years that playing an instrument helps enhance healthy brain development,

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