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New Test for Diagnosing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Date:8/27/2013

Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) August 27, 2013

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a widespread neurobehavioral disorder seen in children and teens. It is characterized by inattention, impulsivity and behavioral difficulties, and/or over-activity not normal for one’s age group. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP states that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 6.4 million American children have been diagnosed with ADHD, of which nearly 3 million are taking Ritalin, Adderall or other mind-altering drugs. This is a 41% increase in the last 10 years, which has led to many questions about the validity of the diagnosis.

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USDA) approved the first brain wave test to diagnose ADHD. This non-invasive 20-minute test has been authorized for use as part of a complete psychological exam of 6 to 17 year old patients to confirm or rule out a diagnosis of ADHD.

Nicknamed NEBA (Neuropsychiatric Interpretive Electroencephalograph Assessment Aid), it is the culmination of 7 years of research by a small start-up company of 10 people. Produced by NEBA Health of Augusta, Georgia, the device is already used in assessing sleep disorders, measuring unconsciousness, diagnosing the side e
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