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 For Add

… day for some psychological treatment.But my intuition says that something is not okay.My health condition affecting my life, job, and relationships in many ways(poor concentration, anxious, nervousness, mood swings etc) please give me some elaborate answer. Thanks in advance. barry jennings answers: I’d suggest starting with nutrition. That includes all things you consume including pharmaceuticals. But first take a look at your diet and discover how much Bisphenol-A you consume. This …

Your Questions About Adhd In Adults

Robert asks… Is it common for an ADHD adult like myself to have trouble getting simple tasks done like the following? written work for my job in a timely manner, laundry, keeping my car clean, taking out the trash, showering daily, getting places on time, exercising, eating the right foods,k and getting simple want to do tasks like Christmas cards done by a certain date. barry jennings answers: I had some version of this as a kid in the 1950,s and 60,s. Yes; i think it applies. I,ve …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… of why his father had whatever mental problems cause him to kill his mother. Even the most loving foster families can have the same problems other families have – terminal illness, laid off of a job & home foreclosed – and when they have these problems, the case worker will move the foster children. His father’s right may not be terminated immediately, so while his father is awaiting trial in jail, he may get visitation. Imagine being 15 months old and traumatized and …

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 Cures

… Asperger’s…there may be therapy available to help him cope. I have a friend with Asperger’s and he does fine, married, good job, good dad…good life…and he is an amazing musician…a little quirky perhaps but we love him more for it. Here is something from a web page source: http://www.aspergers.com/asptrt.htm There is no specific treatment or “cure” for Asperger’s Disorder. All the interventions outlined below are mainly symptomatic and/or …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

… someone close to you that understand. Another thing is-> ive seen people,people that play. When they play they get angry,when they arent,they are like angels. So. Stop playing games,or sit by the comp all the time, Change your life boy,before its too late. You need to get into a school,and go there,so you can get any job you want. Because its not fun being a maid all the time,to earn small money,that makes you afford the rent of a 1 room apartment.Like animals,we all need to work to get food …

Your Questions About Adhd Diet

… index. Most vegetables are mostly water. If they’re raw or even lightly cooked, I wouldn’t even count them as carbos, myself. Fruit you need to watch more carefully, depending on how much sugar they have. Many school lunches do a good job of balancing different kinds of nutrition, if the kid eats everything on his plate and the teacher eats her overcooked vegetables [whistles innocently]. School breakfasts in the US often come up short. As a teacher, I used to complain about having …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… he can control his actions? barry jennings answers: Speaking as a teacher, I have changed my opinion on the medication issue within the past few years. I used to think that it wasn’t necessary, but now I am not quite so sure. The fact your son is getting good grades is wonderful! The problem is that grades only take a child so far in life. What most adults find is that social skills and interpersonal skills are the most important when looking for and maintaining a job and career. …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

… kind. I think I am high functioning and noone really knows. Its a full tims job hiding this from the people I can. I just would like to be normal and not get so overwhelmed and stimulated with chaous and such. If you have a personal story you want to share or any info on this I would greatly appreciate it. I start a new job in a month and I have4 weeks to get my act together. barry jennings answers: ADD, motivation, and procrastination are addressed in sections 22 – 25, 28, & 26, …