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ADHD: The Entrepreneur’s Superpower

  Dr. Dale Archer Forbes 5/14/2014 Some entrepreneurs claim success because of their ADHD, not despite it. What about “besides it,” asks Dr. Levinson? What do business mogul Sir Richard Branson, Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, and JetBlue founder David Neeleman, have in common? Well, besides being monumentally successful, they all have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity […] Continue reading →

Preventing Alzheimer’s disease — with an antidepressant

Los Angeles Times MELISSA HEALY May 14, 2004 Might antidepressants help prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease? Celexa is an antidepressant med just reported to significantly and rapidly reduce the production and spinal fluid levels of a protein called beta-amyloid which clumps together in plaques found in the brains of those with Alzheimer’s. Further research will […] Continue reading →

Take ADHD Drugs to Treat Menopause?

THE DAILY BEAST TECH + HEALTH 5/8/14 Brandy Zadrozny Can ADHD be acquired and treated in menopause? Along with hot flashes and mood swings, up to two-thirds of menopausal women report suffering from “brain fog,” a frustrating condition marked by forgetfulness and an inability to concentrate. Vyvanse, similar to Adderall, was reported helpful by University […] Continue reading →