The following are health and medical definitions of terms that appear in the 10 Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD article.
ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A disorder in which a person is unable to contro...See the entire definition of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Brain: The portion of the central nervous system that is located within the skull. It func...See the entire definition of Brain
Essential: In medicine, of unknown cause, as in essential hypertension (high blood pressur...See the entire definition of Essential
Feedback: In order to maintain a stable internal environment, or homeostasis, the body use...See the entire definition of Feedback
Genetic: Having to do with genes and genetic
Hyperactivity: A higher than normal level of activity. An organ can be described as hyper...See the entire definition of Hyperactivity
Impulsivity: Inclined to act on impulse rather than thought. People who are overly impulsi...See the entire definition of Impulsivity
Nutrition: 1: The process of taking in food and using it for growth, metabolism, and repai...See the entire definition of Nutrition