Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Teenagers

Betty asks… Is it okay for a teenager to water fast? I am a 16 year old girl, I weigh 125lbs and I’m 5’6″. I am athletic, I play varsity soccer everyday for at least two hours. I take ritalin every morning for ADHD (I’m not sure, some websites said things about medications.) I am wondering about water fasting. I don’t want to do it for the diet, I want to do it for the healthiness. I don’t eat very well. I don’t eat breakfast because when I eat …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Teenagers

Sandra asks… Not sure how to handle this situation..? I have a younger brother who has a lot of issues, he is on medication for ADHD. He also does some other odd things, well things I find odd and don’t think most children do. he smears feces on the walls sometimes and will tear up a room because he says he was mad. I’ve worked with children for quite sometime and I have children of my own. I know the behavior of tearing up a room is somewhat common in the toddler years …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures

Maria asks… how do i temporarily cure my sleep deprovation? i have ADHD, Depression and early signs of schitzophrenea. was fine for a while but the sleep deprovation has come back. im going to the doctors and they have already diagnosed all of these but they do not know about the sleep deprivation because i haven’t been to the doctors since it started. i am going but i need to sleep. already in day 5-6 of not sleeping and need some help to get to sleep because im busy tomorrow with …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

Steven asks… anyone know good arguments against medication be given to children with ADD? I’m writing a persuasive paper right now on why medication is not necessary for children who have attention deficit disorder..and how it can give children emotion and physical problems in there present and future life. If you have any info I could use I would very much appreciate it! thanks. barry jennings answers: Medication doesn’t work for everyone, occasionally it causes various …

Your Questions About Adhd

John asks… what kind of day planner to use for adult adhd? I have been recently diagnosed with adult adhd. I really need help with planning and remembering for work and personal. What would be the best planner to use and what should I have in it. Is a moleskine planner good enough for someone with adhd? I’m a family man as well as a business manager, so all of work and personal will go in. Thanks. barry jennings answers: I would think that what ever kind of planner you feel …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

Charles asks… Natural ways to help child with ADHD? My son is 7 and I have thought since he was 3 that he had ADHD. He has been diagnosed but is not on medication. I wanted to see if we could get control of things without hard medications. It is not working with the disciplining and the way we are doing things. He is getting into A LOT of trouble at school and I feel bad for him but at the same time I am embarrassed. We have tried the natural diet with no sugar and all that, no luck. Are …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

Ken asks… Does the alternative to stimulants for ADHD work? My daughter is five and was diagnosed with ADHD in September of last year. At first, the doctor put her on adderall, 10 mg then brought it down to 5 mg and it worked for awhile but it started to cause violent outbursts so the doctor prescribe abilify with it. That really did seem to help but when I took my daughter to a developmental specialist in June, she seemed outraged that my daughter’s pediatrician had prescribed one …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications Vyvanse

Michael asks… Weight Loss on ADD/ADHD Medication Vyvanse? Just wondering if anyone has seen any noticeable weight loss while on this? Thanks! barry jennings answers: All stimulant medications can cause appetite suppression. However, once the medication wears off at the end of the day, appetite can return with a vengeance. With careful diet planning, however, one can successfully lose weight while on stimulants and maintain the weight loss… I lost 155 pounds on adderall (very …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

James asks… what kinds of food would be good to make a child gain weight? my 8yr old son is ADHD and has lost so much weight due to his medication, and the fact that we took in 2 grandchildren hasent been easy either, so ifin anyone has some good advice as to get him to gain weight id very much appreciate it, hes at 38 pounds. barry jennings answers: ADHD is a fantasy disease. Drug companies made it up. Here are the drugs: Trade Name Generic Name Approved Age Adderall amphetamine 3 …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

Mary asks… Can Mitral value Prolapse and ADHD cause headaches in my 7 year old son? My son was diagnoised with mitral value prolapse when he was 3 at 5 we found out he has adhd. Recently he has been getting sever headaches to the point no asprin , tylenol or ibuprofin will help it we put ice packs on his head and he covers his face with them and goes to sleep. Can anyone answer my question, I’ve been seaching for 2 hours with no results. barry jennings answers: Your child may …