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

Betty asks… Does a special diet help your ADHD or Autistic child? barry jennings answers: I do know that the behavioral therapy for ADHD and Autistic children where I used to work included a full nutritional analysis and then cutting a lot of things out and seeing what helped and what didn’t. Dyes, corn syrup, other additives, were often cut entirely out and then slowly reintroduced and odd allergies did seem to pop up. I didn’t know one child we worked with who …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Kids

Mary asks… Should kids be medicated for ADHD? I have read so many negative things about medications for ADHD and am really upset that my step-son is on this medication. He was only on it for school but now he is on a higher dose and takes it everyday. He doesn’t eat after he takes it until dinner time and even then he sometimes wont eat. His mother refuses to try any other options and rushed into putting him on the medication. My husband is also upset about it but we know there …

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 …

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 Diets For Add

Lisa asks… When you Ex Husband thinks he is God? Our Daughter has ADD not ADHD and , after one year of telling him I think she has it I alone chose meds its a low dose 10mg Adderall xr. I went with diet, I had her tested for everything you named it I have tried it on my own and own cost, I hated meds as well as my ex but I gave in and said ok I will try it and it does work for her, not alone with behavior management, and her diet as well. No matter what I do or say he will no listen and …

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 …