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

… comfortable with should do the trick. You may also want to consider something electronic. At work I use Outlook Calendar on my computer. It is great since I can use repeating tasks and appointments. You can also get palm-tops that fit in your hand and will synchronize to your work and home computer. Jenny asks… Whats the difference between ADD and ADHD? I know what ADHD is, but isen’t ADD in a child mean that he is not hyper, maybe just the opposite? barry jennings …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Teenagers

… sheaths in both eyes from disintegrating prematurely. (Though this will lead to eventual blindness–for now, I am lucky to still have my sight.) And to top it all off? A half dozen or more doctor appointments to deal with all these issues: Having to run all over town to get poked, prodded, scanned and blood drawn on time, or wired up like a guinea pig for a sleep study, x-rayed like crazy, BP checked on a monthly, vitals checked to make sure I’m still alive, weight checked to see if …

Your Questions About Adhd Symptoms In Adults

… that seem simple. tendency to overlook details, leading to errors or incomplete work. poor listening skills; hard time remembering conversations and following directions. poor organizational skills (home, office, desk, or car is extremely messy and cluttered) tendency to procrastinate trouble starting and finishing projects chronic lateness frequently forgetting appointments, commitments, and deadlines constantly losing or misplacing things (keys, wallet, phone, …

Your Questions About Adhd Test

… believe it is also NOT easy to get a prescription for well, whatever you would be prescribed. I fought for 5 years for my sons diagnosis & even now we have to continually show that he needs the meds which we do with reports from school & he does it himself at appointments without realising it! If you have it best of luck. Powered by Yahoo! Answers …

Your Questions About Adhd Meds

… by setting up appointments and discussing possible alternative medications. Next, the best you can do for your son and yourself should you truly drop all medications….not that I recommend it, though. Get rid of any gaming devices (game boy, play station, etc…), eat three nutritionally balanced meals a day. Drink 3-5 servings of a caffeinated beverage daily…spread out over the course of the day. (This will conteract the ADHD like Ritalin might….but, may not be as good …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications

… insurance. If you work, there is also to be considered the time off you will need for those every month in the beginning or whenever your child’s medication has to be changed or every 60 days while the meds are working well. Also after school appointments may be hard or sometimes impossible to get. ADHD medications are not a cure but rather a means to control the symptoms so that a child can get through most of the day in control and learn whatever is needed to succeed in life. The most …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Children

Betty asks… A Child Taking ADHD Medications & Fathers Rights? New York State Family Court Joint custody (50/50 decisions) Primary care with Mom. (Mom has already been found guilty of withholding my son’s medical insurance card, birth certificate, and involving myself with his medical appointments/medications) To this day I have had to directly go to each new doctor and now his school to verify that I am my son’s father and I have the right to be involved by showing court …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets And Supplements

… food dyes, and try to eat foods low in salicylic acid. Does anyone know if those two together would work? My son has to have 3 more appointments with his psychologist before the dr. will write a report and send it to my son’s pediatrician, and I’m going to talk with her about it and about the correct doseage for the supplements. I’m just looking for personal experience. I’ve already started him on a Children’s DHA supplement by Nordic Naturals and it contains …

Your Questions About Adhd Symptoms In Adults

… tends to interrupt when someone is talking to her about something (by responding with a comment that leads to a story of her own. Kinda like going off on a tangent). She’s very forgetful too (i.e. forget to pick up someone from work, forget to call for important appointments), and even forgets that I just told her something and then asks about the same thing less than a minute later. She also has been fired from several jobs, where she would only last no more than a month from each of …