Can adults have ADHD?

… will allow them to deal with their problems more effectively. How is ADHD treated in adults? Much like children with the disorder, adults with ADHD are treated with medication, psychotherapy, or a combination of treatments. Medications. ADHD medications, including extended-release forms, often are prescribed for adults with ADHD.27 Although not FDA-approved specifically for the treatment of ADHD, antidepressants are sometimes used to treat adults with ADHD. The antidepressant bupropion …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures

… parents of kids with severe autism think of people with less problematic forms? Personally, I don’t like it when autism is described as a disease, disability, or “tragic”, because I don’t think I’m very tragic and I don’t need to be cured of anything. I’m fine with myself the way I am. On the other hand, I can understand that that does not apply to people with types of autism that are more severe. barry jennings answers: If I may point out that you …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

… speak to my mother at all anymore- so are you OK with listening to me? 🙂 I think that your mother sounds as if she is psychotic. There are milder forms of schizophrenia that go undetected for a lifetime. She seems severely impaired and if that isnt a reason for a daughter to be depressed then I can hardly think of a better one. My mother has borderline personality disorder, and at times she is psychotic too. She has abused me for a lifetime and is in total denial of it- telling me it is all my …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Kids

… a schedule 2 controlled drug/ stimulant. No special testing was done on my child, they based the diagnosis soley on the forms that they handed us and his teachers to fill out about his behavior. I am looking for safe alternatives for treating his adhd. He has trouble sleeping and aggressive and impulsive behaviors. He acts as if he has drank a pot of coffee every morning. barry jennings answers: Oh boy. My brother and sister both have it. They were diagnosed when they were young also. …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications

… to allow choice between the brand name and generic form, if it is available. Many have generic forms, with exception of the newest meds (Strattera is an example). Your doctor may want to put him on another form of methylphenidate. He or she may say that its time to try another generic entirely. There are other types of generic medications to treat ADHD other than methylphenidate, such as dexroamphetamine. Caution about chart listed by another poster: Just because a generic name is listed …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets

… in things to encourage it. Keep giving things to focus on. Martial arts or similar forms of training can disipline focus. Even video games can disipline focus, then its a matter of gaining awareness of that ability to focus and not writing it off to particular interest. The autie must learn to be in control of focus and interest. Must be given examples of how to rationalize things and justify reasons for action. I can go on forever on this subject. I am so overwhelmingly appalled by the …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Adults

… diagnose adhd in the uk. If you can prove that you have been diagnosed with it in america it should be a formality and your prescription should be immediate. At the moment only the various forms of ritalin.instant release,long lasting etc and the non stimulant medicaion staterra are prescribed. Dexamphetamine has also been prescribed but this is exceptionally rare and you would be highly unlikely to recieve this. Hope this helps rich Daniel asks… types of medication for adults with …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… just that…90 calendar days from start to finish. 3. Have any information or reports that can back up your requests handy, as well as forms with you that will allow the school to contact your child’s therapists and medical providers to discuss his treatment needs and disabilities as they apply to his educational needs. 4. At least a 2 business days prior to the meeting (more if possible) call the school and inform them you will be brining a recording device into the meeting. The …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

… always has) follows an atkins-type diet: MASSIVE high protein, little to no starches (although it’s higher now than it was). it’s about 45% protein, if not more. she loves meat in all forms, cheese, not so much the milk but some, yoghurt (LOVES yoghurt), salad-type veg (cucumber, broccoli, cauliflower, etc). she does not like starches much except for oats and sometimes rice. french fries, f.ex: she only just this past summer started eating them. she doesn’t like cooked …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets Vitamins

… problem. We talked to the doctor, who wasn’t sold on the theory until I showed her documentations from the drug companies. That’s when we decided to give regular ritalin a try. Although we have to give the med’s every 4 hours it has made a significant difference in both school and home. The one thing to keep in mind is that each person is different so what works for one may not for another. There are other forms of methylphenidate, that can also be tried but most are …