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 Medications For Teenagers

… to sleep. I don’t have any health conditions like ADHD and I’m not on any sorts of medications that would disturb my sleeping pattern. I make sure that I stick to a relatively normal routine, e.g going to bed at around 10.30 and rising at about 6-7am. I try to get up at the same time every day. I don’t leave anything like computers/phones/lights switched on in the bedroom and I’ve tried reading boring books etc, writing things down before bed to alleviate stress. …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

… lots of things you can do to help a young ADHD kid, it will be slow progress at this age but the good news is that the things you do now will have a huge impact on their ADHD in a few years. DIET – Diet plays a huge role because what you eat effects the activity in your brain. ADHD kids should stick to a high protein and low carbohydrate diet in order to help their brains function optimally. Avoid any foods with preservatives (especially breads and pastries), colors (even natural …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… for kisses, hugs, discussion, begging, or pleading. stick to this. If your child leaves the room, simply re-direct the child back without discussion. Show no weakness, or your child will know that this behavior results in a change. * Finally, even if you are totally exhausted or its an unseemly hour of the night, walk your child back to his/her room immediately if you receive a visitor. Don’t over-react or give to much attention; simply say, “The rules are that you sleep in your own …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… will have a tough time. Linda asks… Should parents who stick their children on ritalin be subject to a psychological evaluation them selves? I mean, it is a well known fact that add and adhd are way over diagnosed. Should it be a law that before a child may be diagnosed with a behavioral disorder, that their parents must first be subjected to psychological evaluation to make certain that the parent in and of themselves is not causing the behavioral disorder through their own actions? …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

… feel hungry as well as anxious. Symptoms of caffeine withdrawal include lethargy, irritability, anxiety. Richard asks… MY diet ? only 900 calories daily? . im scared I just realized that I only eat 900-1000 calories a day that’s very bad since your supposed to have 2000 or a little more or less a day. i am 105 pounds … but I’m not stick thin. I have a nicely balanced body… I dont want to loose wait … I have ADD and ADHD so I take vivance 30 mg daily on …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

… $80/month. Therapy will cost me $200/month. If you’re able to afford therapy, that’s great. I was able to when I was in school. Now I can’t and I need to function so I’m going the medication route. Unless you’re going to pay for weekly sessions, I’ll stick with plan B. barry jennings answers: Drop your pride, and ask for help from the pharmaceutical company’s for your meds. Go to the nearest mental health clinic and ask for a sliding scale. Go …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Teenagers

… I’ve lost any more weight, and twice a year laser lithotripsy procedure for kidney stones–so the doctor in question can stick a stent up inside and give me all those wonderful pain pills afterward–leaving me without worries or fear. The pain, the suffering, *everything* that I have to go through. It’s because I don’t have many other choices. And it’s no picnic neither. But even through all this, I keep going with a sense of humor because it’s easier to …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets

… After beginning medication, I began the SCHEDULE. Like others have mentioned in this post, it is a necessity! My daughter functioned the best when she knew what to expect. She no longer had to worry about what was going to happen – it was the same every day. Even during summer holidays. She knew when she was getting up, when to do chores, nightly bath, snack and bedtime. It was vital to stick to the schedule. Although she seemed to be “all over the place” I noticed after …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications Vyvanse

… to hear your opinions on what you think the best is. Thanks! barry jennings answers: There is no “best”. Each medication works differently with each person. Vynase may work great for you, but not work at all for another person. Unfortunately, it is really a guess and check for which is best. If you are feeling better results with one, you should stick with that. Also, don’t hesitate to discuss with your doctor changing meds if they are not working after the expected time …