Readjusting to College After Winter Break?

What images come to mind when you think about the American college experience? Maybe it's the movie Animal House. Maybe it's your own memories of life on campus. For any student in their late teens and early twenties, thoughts of college can bring fear of the unknown...

Don’t Take Our Word for it… Take Their’s…

ADHD is a condition sometimes misunderstood as one that affects only kids. But for many, ADHD moves with us throughout life, as we grow up, pursue new educational and professional goals and build relationships. In 2018, VAYA brought to you Vayarin® Plus for adults and...

Wait… is Blue Light Bad For You?

It’s the darkest time of year, and we crave light, but there are right and wrong kinds of light for our eyes and our brains. For example, humans have long known that staring at the sun will hurt you. What’s newer is that the blue light, or the unnatural glow of...

Drug Holidays and Medical Foods: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

Lauren Crosby, MD, FAAP, a Los Angeles based pediatrician Helping a loved one who has ADHD to focus and regulate their emotions is a fact of life. In my experience, the holiday season can add its own twists and turns for children diagnosed with ADHD, as their schedule...

How Do You Know Vayarin Plus is Working?

Things move fast these days, and they seem to be speeding up.Adolescents and adults with ADHD can make the most of this quick pace at work, in school, and in their personal lives, if they’ve got the right tools and support. Vayarin® Plus may just be one of those...

Can You Believe Second Quarter is Almost Over??!!

This school year is going by fast. Homework, tests, projects, sports competitions, holiday performances, friends and frenemies…you name it, it’s all happening at once. And soon it will be time for progress reports and conferences…. again…. Dealing with the grades and...

ADHD on the Rise…

Did you know that ADHD has nearly doubled over the last generation to now include more than 10 percent of U.S. children and adolescents? Between 1997-1999 and 2014-2016 the prevalence of the diagnosis increased significantly across age, gender, race/ethnicity, income...

Is Your Memory Starting to Slip?

How can you tell when your memory starts slipping? It can feel like more and more names or words are stuck on the tip of your tongue and not rolling off it anymore. It can feel like more trips back inside to get keys or coats as you head out the door. It can also feel...

ADHD in the Workplace… A Balancing Act!

ADHD is a chronic condition that is usually identified in childhood. However, many people find out about it once they've already reached adulthood.  Either way, ADHD makes a mark over the course of many years. If ADHD is not controlled, it can lead to serious problems...

Thank You from the VAYA™ Family!

At this time of year we think hard about what we're thankful for. We are thankful for our families, our friends, our freedom and our health. We are also thankful for advances that help us live the lives that we know are possible. We turn to a range of resources that...