Pharmacist Shauna Hickey to Discuss ADHD/ADD Treatment Options

Posted on: April 5th, 2013 by carepro

Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders

CarePro Compounding Pharmacist Shauna Hickey will discuss ADHD/ADD treatments at Mercy Hospital on April 18.


What is ADHD?
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common disorders of childhood. Symptoms of ADHD don’t present themselves physically, but rather through exaggerated or unusual behaviors. Children and adults with ADHD/ADD have trouble focusing and often behave impulsively. This disorder affects nearly three to ten percent of children in the United States, and the number of diagnoses is on the rise. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with ADHD, you’re not alone.  

Treatments for ADHD/ADD
Are you looking for pharmacological or non-pharmacologic treatments of ADHD/ADD? Join CarePro Compounding Pharmacist Shauna Hickey, PharmD, on Thursday, April 18 at a discussion hosted by the Cedar Rapids Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders (CHADD) chapter. The forum will be held at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Training Room A, on April 18th from 6:30 – 7:30pm.

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