Month: April 2014

ADHD Basics

Forms of ADHD There is possible confusion and misunderstanding regarding the terms ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder).  ADD is an old term that has been replaced in the official diagnostic language by ADHD.  But ADHD can “officially” come in four forms:  ADHD-combined type; ADHD-predominately inattentive type; ADHD-predominately hyperactive-impulsive type; and, Read More …

New Ideas About Pain

How We Understand Pain Previous theories about pain are being challenged by new technology and research.  The previous idea about pain involved terms like: “pain receptors”, “pain nerves” or “pain pathways”.  The idea was that there were nerves all throughout our bodies and, when one of these was stressed or triggered, a message of pain Read More …