Your Questions About Adhd Medications

… generics besides ritilan, so I can do some research. barry jennings answers: “Methylphenidate” is the generic name for the brand name medications Ritalin (Novartis pharmaceutical company), Concerta (Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and also for the Daytrana patch (Noven Pharmaceuticals). Talk with your doctor about your situation, about your son’s reaction to the patch, and need to switch to a less expensive generic med. Most physicians will gladly write prescriptions …

Your Questions About Adhd Drugs

Sandy asks… What are the chemicals in drugs for ADHD, and how does it effect the brain? I’m doing a 10 page essay and need some answers but everwhere i look i just can’t find the information I’m looking for. Please help me out. barry jennings answers: You need to look at a physicians Desk Reference Book for the answer as to the chemicals in the drugs. I would ask my dr. If I could see the book or have them make a copy of the meds you need to know about. I’m …

Your Questions About Adhd In Children

… being unable to ignore sudden implulses. This disorder affects 5% of the united states population, which includes children and adults. It is considered by physicians as a chronic syndrome and there is no cure for ADHD. There is much controversy as to whether adhd is a disability, and i for one think it is. There are many way of treating adhd from pill medication to coaching. Diet os also linked to helping adhd patients. There is no significant cause for adhd, although physicians believe it to …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets

… modern ‘convenience illness’. In many cases it’s used as a label applied to badly behaved kids and is often done so by physicians in order to make parents feel better about themselves. The reliable research that’s been done very strongly suggests that it’s environmental factors not hereditary ones and as you pointed out, diet is one of the most influential factors. Others include peers, school, parents, society, media and all those other things that affect the way …

Your Questions About Adhd Meds

… of our system rather quickly. The first thing I would advice for your friend is to make certain she discusses this with her treating and / or prescribing doctor. The advice I offer here is only what I have learned from working with psychiatrists and physicians, and cannot give you medical advice to follow. The other reason it is important for your friend to tell her doctor (and her parents too) is so she is not doing this alone. In many cases, there are important reasons why someone has gone …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications List

… specialists in the areas in which you’ve been diagnosed. I’m not saying you are over-medicated, but that it is good to be cautious and aware of side effects or interactions. Additionally, there are some physicians out there who rely so much on medication that they lose sight of actually helping patients. Powered by Yahoo! Answers …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures Causes

Charles asks… Is ADD/ADHD neurological or behavioral? Why? Neurologists, physicians, Specialists in Behavior, any anyone else who has studied Add/ADHD and its’ effects/causes/cures. What is your scientific reasoning for your answer? barry jennings answers: Neurological. It’s disalignment of chemicals in the brain. Certain drugs affect the dopamine balance in the brain. The brain chemicals responding to these drugs proves it’s neurological. Mark asks… Is …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures Causes

… area is still very much evolving. We have access to new brain-imaging techniques, genetic information, and larger and longer epidemiologic studies that can all help shed light on the causes of ADHD. It’s a very exciting time for anyone with an interest in the way ADHD brains (and, really, all brains!) function. George asks… Is ADD/ADHD Neurological or Behavioral? Why? Neurologists, physicians, Specialists in Behavior, any anyone else who has studied Add/ADHD and its’ …