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 Medications For Children

Linda asks… Once you start medications for ADHD, can you stop? HDD medications are Class 2 medications the same as cocaine? This means they are addictive and / or reassociate the chemical pathways of the brain to where the child or adult cannot function normally without them? Focalin is time released and does not have to be given at home or on weekends? Does this mean its easier to take the child off this medication periodically as they mature? barry jennings answers: Yes, ADD …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures

John asks… What’s the difference between parkinson’s disease and turrets? is there any cure to them? Thanks barry jennings answers: Neither Parkinson’s disease (PD) nor Tourette’s syndrome (TS) has a cure at this point. Parkinson’s disease is still considered to be predominantly idiopathic in origin with between 15-20% being genetic in origin. Tourettes in considered to be predominantly genetic in origin with some cases still considered as idiopathic. …

Your Questions About Adhd In Adults

Ruth asks… What is your life experience like having adhd? adults/teens/parents of an adhd child/pensioners all answer plz? I’m 16 yrs old male,if I didn’t have adhd I wouldn’t go around in circles and worry so much, while accomplishing nothing. People wouldn’t have to repeat stuff to me because I never listened in the first place, instead id be imagining I’m outside by myself listenng to the birds sing.I wouldn’t be so fidgety and talkative with some …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

Mandy asks… Why are ADD and ADHD considered illnesses that need to be treated with medication? I am very curious now. Isn’t it such that those affected with these kinds of disorders are only unorganized and less attentive to what is said? I find that a lot of those who supposedly “suffer” from these disorders are very intelligent, creative, and are also always trying to explore new things. Isn’t it such that adults just want to treat children who supposedly …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications And Weight Loss

Sandy asks… Lexapro & weight gain? I have an eating disorder (bulimia), depression, and ADHD. My psychiatrist has recently changed my antidepressant from prozac to lexapro, and I’m on adderall for the ADHD. I’ve been reading about lexapro’s side effects online and a lot of people have said that the medication caused them to gain weight. This information is really important to me because I just got out of treatment for my ED, am in recovery, and REALLY don’t …