Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Children

… adjusts brain chemistry so helps you. I’ve worked with children with ADD for many years. Having read your post , and not wanting to be harsh but, you need to accept the fact that your child has this illness and be glad there is meds for it. Don’t be dwelling on ” taking him/her off”. Let the medication help your child be all he/she can be. PS You hear stories of a child being a “zombie”. This only happens if the dose is too high. Often too, parents are used to …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

Michael asks… How many calories do 6 year old boys need? My son is severely ADHD and is on the level of medication that helps him make it through the day. We have already tried a lower dose but he couldn’t function and was always in trouble at school. The problem is that he has lost some weight and needs to gain some back. I need to know about how many calories he needs to consume to maintain his current weight and also how many calories that he needs to consume to start to gain …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

… chronic intractable pain. Treatment of epilepsy Treatment of depression shown to be refractory to other therapeutic modalities, Treatment of drug induced brain dysfunction In most states a doctor can legally prescribe Adderall or other amphetamines like Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine), Desoxyn (methamphetamine), and Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Its called “off label” prescribing meaning that a doctor can prescribe a drug for a condition it is not FDA approved for or at a dose not FDA …

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

… this concerns me. It took only three-four days for my body to adjust to the 30mg dose. And now I’m on 60mg. How long before I adjust to that? 70mg is the highest dose you can get, so it’s disheartening to think that this dose will stop working in a week or so and I’ll be back to square one living with ADHD and being one step closer to losing my job. So, here are my questions: 1. Is this just my body telling me that I need more 30mg? I am a big guy with a high tolerance for …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

… and i were fighting about some stupid ass reason ans its just all a big dose of bull crap. i wish i was a normal person with normal problems. i dont even want to live because my life is all just a big piece of failure. barry jennings answers: HAHA, your the boy version of me,but i aint got adhd,You sound a little spoiled like me too! 😀 (i think?) Ive been like that,i quit my school cause of bullying people,i started playing WoW for 2 years! Can you belive it? 2 years of sitting by a …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications Vyvanse

… sleeping a lot when I say energy and became anti-social. today I started my first dose 30mg on Vyvanse. I feel awesomeeeeeeee more energy. confident, and cant stop talking. I also have a drive to do things. before I just wanted to sleep all the time. is this the everyday affect or am I feeling the placebo affect? barry jennings answers: I’ve been taking Vyvanse for three years. The effects you’re feeling are definitely NOT placebo. Vyvanse is a stimulant, not like an SSRI or …

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 Medications Side Effects

Michael asks… Side effects of ADHD meds? Hi, I’ve been prescribed 10mg of Adderall per day for ADHD for about a month now. Adderall gives me weird cravings to take more Adderall and cravings for energy drinks and coffee. I ignore the cravings and take my prescribed dose. I also have avoided caffeine since starting Adderall because I’ve heard that caffeine doesn’t mix well with stimulant ADHD medications. Adderall also seems to worsen my anxiety issues, and makes panic …