Your Questions About Adhd Symptoms In Adults

Joseph asks… I am having lots of trouble focusing on my Homework? I have been a very good student before but now I feel I can’t focus on my homework and have a lot trouble staying on task. Im not having any problems of any kind that would be causing me to not be able to focus. I haven’t been as active in doing exercise as I was before so I don’t know if there is a connection there. I tend to procrastinate a lot and cant stop(specifically with my HW). I am starting to …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

Steven asks… I am a psychotherapist but I do not deal in any kind of psychopharmacy. I have been diganosed with ADD …….? I have had it my whole life.I used to be called a procrastinator. But, I am very high achieving and would generally get everything done. My Psychology and Therapy Proffessors would always laugh and call me their Type A- ADD student. I really only lack in one area and that is motivation. It is horrible and I end up just feeling miserable about it. Every few …

Your Questions About Adhd In Children

Mary asks… Is there a difference between autism and an autistic disorder in children or are they the same? Are ADHD children getting mis-diagnosed? Is there such a disorder called “autistic disorder” that mimics ADHD? Or is autism all the same at different levels of severity? barry jennings answers: All autistics share what is called the triad of impairments…being lack of eye contact, repetitive movements, and social ‘impediments’. Other than that …

Your Questions About Adhd Diet

Daniel asks… I am trying to get my son on a sugar free diet because he has ADHD, is sugar alcohol ok? Yeah or Nay and Why? I just don’t want to give my son something else that might not be good for him just looking for opinions. Thank you. barry jennings answers: Hi celle – Great question. I’ve never heard this one asked before, so I did some searching online about sugar alcohol. You probably found this too, but I’ll explain more in a second: Sugar alcohol …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

Charles asks… Natural ways to help child with ADHD? My son is 7 and I have thought since he was 3 that he had ADHD. He has been diagnosed but is not on medication. I wanted to see if we could get control of things without hard medications. It is not working with the disciplining and the way we are doing things. He is getting into A LOT of trouble at school and I feel bad for him but at the same time I am embarrassed. We have tried the natural diet with no sugar and all that, no luck. Are …

Your Questions About Adhd Symptoms In Adults

Daniel asks… What are the symptoms in adults for ? ADHD does anyone know any of the symptoms? And are these people hard to deal with? barry jennings answers: It depends. Symptom varies among children, adults, toddlers, preschool stage, etc. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) divides the symptoms of ADHD into those of inattentiveness and those of hyperactivity and impulsivity. To be diagnosed with ADHD, children should have at least 6 attention symptoms or 6 activity and …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

Sandy asks… I’m 100% sure she is ADHD.? I hate labels, and I hate the idea of labeling my 7 year old child, but her evaluation put her in the 98th percentile of at extreme risk children for ADHD, normal or slight risk is all below 50th or something like that. Either way, she misbehaves in school, can’t concentrate on anything and sometimes exhibits irritability. I want to try something natural for her, diet has not seamed to be helping much, but I have not been sticking too …

Your Questions About Adhd Symptoms In Adults

James asks… I honestly think I have ADD, but I’m worried my doctor will think that I don’t have it? I show symptoms of ADD and want to get a prescription for Adderall (or something similar, Adderall is just the one that I’ve been looking into). I’m 15, so obviously I talked about it with my mom first and she agrees that I probably have ADD. I’m just really worried that the doctor will say I don’t and that I don’t need a stimulant. Especially …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

Robert asks… I know a child that is very arrogant rude and vindictive and will do anything to get their way? what causes a child to be this way.At 10 yrs old also bullies children and is abusive. barry jennings answers: This sounds like: Oppositional Defiant Disorder [ODD] ODD is a psychiatric disorder that is characterized by two different sets of problems. These are aggressiveness and a tendency to purposefully bother and irritate others. It is often the reason that people seek …

Your Questions About Adhd In Adults

Maria asks… Natural Treatment for Adults with ADHD? My brother is in his 30’s and severely ADHD. He has all of the hallmark symptoms and has since childhood and as many adults who deal with severe ADHD he battles cocaine and amphetamine addiction. Has anyone had successful experience with herbal remedies for adult ADHD? Prayer has definitely helped us deal with this situation. Thank you for the kind advice. My brother has spoken with doctors before about his condition and is …