Your Questions About Adhd In Adults

Robert asks… Is it common for an ADHD adult like myself to have trouble getting simple tasks done like the following? written work for my job in a timely manner, laundry, keeping my car clean, taking out the trash, showering daily, getting places on time, exercising, eating the right foods,k and getting simple want to do tasks like Christmas cards done by a certain date. barry jennings answers: I had some version of this as a kid in the 1950,s and 60,s. Yes; i think it applies. I,ve …

Your Questions About Adhd Diet

James asks… How does diet affect children with ADHD? What foods have positive and negative effects on children with ADHD? barry jennings answers: Refined sugar, of course, is not good, especially if you are having a candy bar and a soda instead of lunch. There’s also been some suggestion that the dyes in many softdrinks and sportdrinks may trigger hyperactive behavior. Instead of talking about good foods and bad foods, we should be looking at the context of the meal and the …

Your Questions About Adhd Treatment

Steven asks… What is the best herbal treatment for ADHD? Need help quick? I am badly disorganised. I loose interest in things so fast. It is having a very undesirious effect on me.Pls if you know any herbal remedies that do work, do let me know barry jennings answers: There are none. ADHD(Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder) is something you’re born with. There are medicines to dim it down but they have a real effect on your personality. That’s why I chose not to take …

Your Questions About Adhd In Children

Ruth asks… How to treat adhd children? My brother is 14 but still acts like 2 years old , he talks too much asks about everything shouts in midnights doesnt listen to us, right now we only give him Clonidine, shoud we visit dr again? barry jennings answers: Hiya your brother may show symptoms such as: Disruptive behaviour Restlessness Short attention span Sleeplessness Unpredictability ‘they all point towards ADHD but some doctors who prescribe ADHD meds may wrongly diagnose, …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Children

Linda asks… How well does Wellbutrin work for children with ADHD? Wellbutrin is an anti-depressant psychotropic medication often given to adults with depression. But the normal ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) medications are not working really well with him. I just wondered if anyone else’s child has been on Wellbutrin (whether or not the child has ADHD. barry jennings answers: Just curious if you have tried Dexedrine? Also, no drugs are going to help without …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

Carol asks… What is the difference between a disorder such as ADHD and a learning disability? I just don’t get it. Is LD just and umbrella term that covers ADHD? barry jennings answers: ADHD is not a learning disability. All of these disorders are diagnosed based on the criteria set in the Diagnostic manual. ADHD and LD’s are in totally different parts of the manual and unrelated. LD’s are learning difficulties and are based in the cognitive part of the brain (the …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets

Carol asks… Can changing a childs diet help control hyperactivity/ADHD? barry jennings answers: Less sugar/caffeine! Sandra asks… Adhd Meds and diet? My son was diagnosed ADHD and ODD 2 years ago when he was 5. I am so sick of all these meds and side effects. I have been doing some research about a change in diet could help. Has anyone done this before? How did it work out for you? I really want him off these meds. In addition he does get therapy to. I’m just so …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures

Lizzie asks… has anyone else noticed how people think if their child is misbehaving they must have ADHD? It seems so many people want to label their kids ADHD. I believe there are kids that have it but why do people just jump to the conclusion it must be ADHD when their kids are naughty? Is it easier to label so when they misbehave they can blame ADHD rather than the parenting? It seems that 1/4 of questions in here are…Does my child have ADHD. barry jennings answers: I agree …

Your Questions About Adhd Meds

Lizzie asks… How do I convince my mom to get me ADHD meds? Ok so I’m 14 and I believe i have ADHD. I researched it, and i seem to have all the symptoms. Plus a friend of mines who has it told me I have it. or whatever. I keep trying to convince my mom to take me to the doctors so i can find out for sure and stuff. So I’m just looking for suggestions on how i can convince my mom to take me to the doctors and possible get my medication if i do indeed have ADHD. barry …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Adults

Mark asks… can anyone advise how to get adhd medication for adult when doctor isnt sympathetic towards adhd? barry jennings answers: YOU KNOW I REALLY UNDERSTAND YOU AND SEEMS MOST DR. DONT ANYMORE SO SEE A PSYCHIATRIST Betty asks… Question about Adult ADD/ADHD, what medications help with anger? My husband has just been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, he was actually diagnosed as a child but forgot about it because they never really did anything about it. 20 years later he is a …