Your Questions About Adhd Cures

Nancy asks… Help thinking of a topic for my thesis in the area of Special Education? I am having difficulty thinking of a topic for my masters. I am interested in the diagnosis of ADHD and how doctors give out medication as candy. I dunno, does anyone have any ideas or even about other things that I could possibly do? Thank you! Also, I was interested in researching if students truly benefit more from being in inclusion classes rather than self-contained special education classes? …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications List

James asks… Prescription Medication Concern Traveling to Indonesia from the USA…? Hello, My concern is that I will be traveling to Indonesia with my prescription medication. I want to make sure that the medication I will be traveling with is not considered illegal and I would get in trouble due to not being aware of whether it is or it isn’t. Therefore, the medications I will be traveling with that are: Classified as Narcotics will be: 1) Adderall (Amphetamine Salts) 30mg …

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 In Children

Betty asks… Has anyone tried ATTEND or BeCalm’d for ADHD in children? My 6 year old son has been diagnosed as ADHD for 2 years. I have chosen not to use prescription meds to treat. Now that he is in first grade he is having a lot of difficulty. I am looking into alternative treatments and was wondering if anyone has tried ATTEND or BeCalm’d. barry jennings answers: Good for you for not drugging your son. My husband has it and my two year old is pretty hyper so who …

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 Causes In Children

John asks… Why are there an overwhelmingly number of children being recommended to be tested for ADD/ADHD? It seems like so many students are being diagnosed these days. I have also been in several classrooms: public and private and it seems like 60% of the students were off task or severely out of control. They would not stay seated for long, spoke out of turn, or were laughing and talking out loud. However, is this does this justify a teacher to suggest that the child needs to be …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

Carol asks… What is the difference between a disorder such as ADHD and a learning disability? I just don’t get it. Is LD just and umbrella term that covers ADHD? barry jennings answers: ADHD is not a learning disability. All of these disorders are diagnosed based on the criteria set in the Diagnostic manual. ADHD and LD’s are in totally different parts of the manual and unrelated. LD’s are learning difficulties and are based in the cognitive part of the brain (the …