Can adults have ADHD?

Some children with ADHD continue to have it as adults. And many adults who have the disorder don’t know it. They may feel that it is impossible to get organized, stick to a job, or remember and keep appointments. Daily tasks such as getting up in the morning, preparing to leave the house for work, arriving at work on time, and being productive on the job can be especially challenging for adults with ADHD. These adults may have a history of failure at school, problems at work, or difficult …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

Carol asks… Parents: have you noticed recently…? That small children nowadays are profoundly more ill-behaved and are generally smaller than generations past? I’ve just noticed so many kids in public (and in my social circle) who are allowed to do things I was never allowed to do–hit their parents, bite their parents, kick and scream for hours on end, say vulgar words. I’ve also noticed that kids are growing tinier and tinier. And do you think that this could …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Teenagers

Betty asks… Is it okay for a teenager to water fast? I am a 16 year old girl, I weigh 125lbs and I’m 5’6″. I am athletic, I play varsity soccer everyday for at least two hours. I take ritalin every morning for ADHD (I’m not sure, some websites said things about medications.) I am wondering about water fasting. I don’t want to do it for the diet, I want to do it for the healthiness. I don’t eat very well. I don’t eat breakfast because when I eat …

Your Questions About Adhd Drugs

Linda asks… Can prescription drugs for ADD and ADHD cause the brain to become unstable & unpredictable? i just read about some children that were given different drugs such as Prozac, Ritalan, Adderall, & Strattera & some ended up killing others, mostly students but one killed their parents. I’ve been considering taking meds myself because i finally accepted that i have ADD but i wanted to know if anyone has tried the Jon Bennett Add program and if it really works?? I …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications

Jenny asks… Can anyone give me a list of generic ADHD medications? My insurance for my son which I pay out of pocket has gotten to expensive for me to afford and I am now eligibile for insurance throught my job which is cheaper but of course doesn’t cover any preexisting conditions for a year. So I think we are going to have to switch meds, which his current presciption is not working out. He is on the Daytrana patch which sometimes breaks him out. Anyone familiar with any …

Your Questions About Adhd Symptoms In Adults

Paul asks… Do I have Attention Deficit Disorder? I think I might have ADD, or inattentive ADHD. I’m fourteen. I have a lot of trouble remembering things; I forget things virtually ALL THE TIME. It doesn’t help that my parents are divorced, which means a whole other house to lose things in. It’s mostly forgetting things, but I feel really stupid sometimes. I’ll be talking with my friends, or half listening, and I feel like my friends always have to explain things a …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

Sharon asks… What has caused the sudden increase in people with Social Anxiety? It seems like Social Anxiety is a fairly new disorder. What has it made it so prominent in the past couple decades? One viewpoint is that it hasn’t increased. People are just more in touch with their emotions nowadays–which has caused more awareness of it and that awareness can actually enhance the symptoms of SA. I don’t think thats completely true. I agree that people are more in touch …