Dr. Charles Parker

ADHD medication Rules by Charles Parker, DO
Medications

All About ADHD Meds: Dr. Parker’s Guide

Only Harry Potter fans have awaited a book as I’ve awaited the book on ADHD medication treatment strategies from Charles Parker, DO. Nothing has frustrated me more in ten years of advocacy than hearing meds-gone-awry

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A-choo! IgG, Immunity, and ADHD

A-choo! It’s spring, and my husband is sneezing in the next room as I write. Is there a connection between seasonal allergies and ADHD? Maybe. You’ll learn more in this guest column, below, from Charles

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Dr. Parker’s New Book on “ADHD Rx Rules”!

When I talk about “optimizing medication” in my presentations on Adult ADHD, some faces in the audience look puzzled. That’s not surprising, given the stories I’ve heard for years of careless prescribing patterns that result

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Medications

When Physicians Have “ADHD Denial”

Denial and misrepresentation of ADHD difficulties remains pervasive in spite of remarkable new science. One of the most important reasons, other than some simply not wanting to have a problem or take medications, is the fact that the basic new science is often overlooked. Most importantly, the psychiatric labels have not kept up with functional brain science. The current labels are too superficial, too descriptive, and lack functional biological significance.

The unhappy result of these circumstances: medical targets are imprecise, miss significant symptom objectives, and often are simply used capriciously. If docs don’t have a precise target, it’s almost impossible to hit the mark. Missing the mark directly correlates with encouraging denial.

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