Ask Dr. Darria: How Can I Help My Child Manage Side Effects from ADHD Meds?

ADHD meds can help kids focus — but they can also bring on side effects such as trouble sleeping and reduced appetite. In this video, Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, Executive Vice President, Clinical Strategy at Sharecare and emergency room doctor in the Emory University Hospital Emergency Department, offers ways to help kids manage ADHD and medication side effects.

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Darria Long Gillespie, MD, is Executive Vice President, Clinical Strategy at Sharecare, where she answers users' health and wellness questions on her blog Ask Dr. Darria, and brings her expertise as a physician to the development of Sharecare's products and program offerings. In addition to her role at Sharecare, Dr. Darria is an Assistant Professor at the Emory University School of Medicine and works as an emergency room doctor in the Emory University Hospital Emergency Department.

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