Author Archives: Dr. John Carosso

I’ll bet you did not know that upwards of 50% of people do not take their medication as prescribed

I’ll bet you did not know that upwards of 50% of people do not take their medication as prescribed, and in a recent study upwards of 25% of people did not even pick-up their medication at the pharmacy. It’s vital for medication to not be prescribed for more than one dose per day (compliance drops dramatically if needs to be taken more than once per day) and, of course, best to use medication dispensers that help to alert if a dose is missed.
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ADHD ‘doubles the risk of early death’

Recent News Headline: “ADHD doubles the risk of early death”!!  However, should read “untreated ADHD…” given that we have super effective interventions that substantially reduce the risks. By the same token, the study’s findings amplify the need and urgency for treatment, including a consideration of medication along with behavioral therapy.

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Speaking freely

A new understanding of the cause and treatment of stuttering. If you’ve ever struggled with stuttering, or know someone who has, then you know how devastating this disorder can be. Hopefully some new approaches will prove to be helpful.

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