ADHD: BOYS VS. GIRLS

Kids having fun and posing for a picture

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD, is one of the most common conditions to manifest amongst kids. While this chronic mental disorder causes disruptive behavior and problems focusing for both genders, there are significant differences in the symptoms between boys and girls.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, boys are three times more likely to receive an ADHD diagnosis than girls. This is not because this condition is more common among boys, but because the symptoms of ADHD appear rather differently in girls making it harder to diagnose correctly. Very often, young females will only show subtle symptoms that can be very difficult for medical professionals to pick up on. According to the NHS, ADHD affects up to five per cent of the children. Common signs of this condition among children often include inability to concentrate, extreme amounts of energy Read more

Technology: A Concentration Slayer

Our life through a screen and its effects on concentration

Technology is an incredible thing with undeniable benefits for our society. Practically unlimited access to information and real-time news has made the world a smaller place, but many experts believe that technology is also a major concentration killer.

Technology is an incredible thing with undeniable benefits for our society. Practically unlimited access to information and real-time news has made the world a smaller place, but many experts believe that technology is also a major concentration killer. An enormous part of our population conducts many aspects of their life via a screen. We use computers during our “9 to 5” working life, we seek out entertainment via screens in all shapes and sizes; to socialise, to plan a holiday, to learn and sometimes even to find a partner. Web MD defines ADHD as “a chronic condition marked by persistent inattention, hyperactivity, Read more

Best Doctors: A Family Affair

Aarya’s father turned to Best Doctors for support, advice and a second medical opinion

The good health of our families and loved ones is extremely important to us but ever the more is that of our children.

In honour of Universal Children’s Day 2016, celebrated every year on the 20th of November, Best Doctors would like to take a moment to reflect on the excellent work our international team of experts does for our member’s families and young ones.

The Best Doctors second opinion services are available for not only the insurance policy holder but his or her family members as well*. Peace of mind promotes a healthier lifestyle and our network of doctors is here to assist.

17% of second medical opinions conducted with Best Doctors results in a rediagnosis and 35% of patients are recommended an alternative course of treatment. Our youngest members are also a true testament to the benefits of Best Doctors’ services.

The good health of our families and loved ones is extremely important to us but ever the more is that of our children. In honour of Universal Children’s Day 2016, celebrated every year on the 20th of November, Best Doctors would like to take a moment to reflect on the excellent work our international team of experts does for our member’s families and young ones. The Best Doctors second opinion services are available for not only the insurance policy holder but his or her family members as well*. Peace of mind promotes a healthier lifestyle and our network of doctors is here Read more