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 For Children

… others, then yes, I think they should be medicated. However, I am a little biased because I am on psychoactive medication because I can’t function normally without it. David asks… Long-term effects of stimulant ADHD medications? I was diagnosed ADD at the age of seven when I was in first grade. I never issues with hyperactivity, just severe inattentiveness and impulsive behaviors. Long story short, my doctor started me on Methylphenidate. Over the course of my entire (and I do …

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

… neurological behavioral disorder characterized by moderate to severe distractibility, short attention span, restlessness, emotional instability and impulsive behaviors. It has a very high response to treatment, although accompanied by high rates of psychiatric co morbidity. Typically, symptoms worsen in situations that require attention or sustained mental effort or that lack intrinsic appeal or novelty (e.g., Listen to teacher in class, do homework, listen to or read long texts, or working on …

Finally Unraveling The Mystery Of The Causes Of ADHD In Children Could Become A Reality

… happening in the brains of ADHD children creating some clarity in the often subjective world of ADHD research.  We now know that certain brain messenger imbalances produce specific symptoms. For instance too much norepinephrine activity in relation to the amount of dopamine activity produces distractibility. Too much norepinephrine or too little dopamine is thought to cause impulsive behaviors; and obsessiveness can be a sign of too much dopamine in relation to the amount of serotonin.  What …

What is Attention Deficit Disorder/ADD?

… and/or inattentive behaviors. Attention Deficit Disorder Symptoms The ADD symptoms show inattention towards work and generally however without any show of hyperactivity/ impulsive behaviors. This inattentive trait is called ADD. ADD patients find it difficult to complete the task and follow directions and concentrate on work. Also the make careless mistakes repeatedly, they are disorganized and get distracted easily. The other ADD symptoms are sluggish and slow response, daydreaming and …

Supportive Treatment for People Who Suffer With ADHD

… individual therapists, self-help groups, educational assistance, or even through medication you can cope with the daily stress and maintain control of your life. Not everyone with ADHD will benefit from the same forms of support and treatment. Developing a system that works best for each individual is the best process. Treatments should include professionals, family members, and partners/spouses. By including the help of professionals in your treatment you can control impulsive behaviors, manage …