I don’t know if I have mentioned it already, but I have started a second website, ADD Student, where ADD + School = Success. It’s a question and answer type of site, where I will try to answer the kinds of questions I hear most about Attention Deficit Disorder, especially as they pertain to school.

Yesterday I posted an answer to the question “Can ADD be treated?”. Of course, there are several options to treating ADD symptoms, including:

The last three, diet, exercise, and sleep may be a surprise to some of you, but the fact is that doing the things we all know we’re supposed to, like eating good, healthy food, getting enough exercise and enough sleep will actually help manage and lessen the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.

It occurred to me this morning that I am not so good at taking my own advice. I actually do exercise every day, and while my diet could use some cleaning up, it’s still pretty healthy. The big problem is sleep. I think that in the last 2 days, I may have had a total of 10 hours of sleep, and for me, that’s not enough.

People with ADD have a few problems when it comes to sleep:

So what can you do to help your ADD child get a good night’s sleep?

Well, it’s almost 11:00 my time, and so I will end this post. Don’t think I’m heading for bed, though – I’ve got so much to do…

Tell me what you think!

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