The Truth About ADHD Medication And Drug Addiction

ADHD – Prescription Drug Addiction

ADHD is on the rise in America, with more diagnoses being made on children and adolescent patients. As a result, the nation is seeing an increase in the use of stimulants such as amphetamines and methylphenidate. These drugs – more commonly known as Adderall and Ritalin – are the obvious choice for controlling behavior and providing focus.

The latter is also why so many college students have now taken to using them. These tablets are easy to take and can have a significant impact on cognitive function. They increase dopamine levels to produce the desired neural pathways and focus attention.

This effect and availability mean that there are both upsides and downsides to choosing …

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