Your Questions About Adhd

Mark asks… What medication do you suggest for a 6 yr old boy diagnosed with adhd? my son is adhd, very aggressive, violent, and hostile. he is in inpatient care at a adolecent psych hospital right now, and they want to start him on meds. any info, opinions, drug names and side effects would be greatly appreciated! barry jennings answers: This seems to me to involve more than ADHD, but view my answer at * http://au.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110902035415AAMWdqJ and put him …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

Mandy asks… In the state of Oregon can you get evicted if your ADHD KID is to loud during the curfew time? Please help Manager is picking on our ADHD kid saying we are being too loud, and threatening to evict us……….. barry jennings answers: ADHD does not make your child loud. Your child is loud because you do not know how to discipline your kid. I have 3 ADHD kids and none of them are loud. They know I would beat their a$$e$ if they were. But actually I have …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications List

Sharon asks… QUESTION ABOUT VYVANCE ADHD MEDICATION? I was diagnosed with ADHD and started taking 30 mg of Vyvanse about a two weeks ago and I am 16 years old. I have experienced headaches that start around 9 pm and last until 10 am the next morning. I have loss of appetite and a little nausea. I shake my legs and I’m always in an energized mood until about 8 or 9 pm. I know that these side effects are normal, but I have not seen any difference in my concentration yet. The only …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures

John asks… What’s the difference between parkinson’s disease and turrets? is there any cure to them? Thanks barry jennings answers: Neither Parkinson’s disease (PD) nor Tourette’s syndrome (TS) has a cure at this point. Parkinson’s disease is still considered to be predominantly idiopathic in origin with between 15-20% being genetic in origin. Tourettes in considered to be predominantly genetic in origin with some cases still considered as idiopathic. …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Kids

Mary asks… Should kids be medicated for ADHD? I have read so many negative things about medications for ADHD and am really upset that my step-son is on this medication. He was only on it for school but now he is on a higher dose and takes it everyday. He doesn’t eat after he takes it until dinner time and even then he sometimes wont eat. His mother refuses to try any other options and rushed into putting him on the medication. My husband is also upset about it but we know there …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

Betty asks… non-drug strategies for parenting ADHD kids? Does anyone have any personal experience, either first-hand or otherwise, with parenting ADHD kids, specifically, helping them to focus better, sit still, behave in class, and so on? Maybe this means changing the diet, ways of speaking with the child(ren), new activities for them, etc. My friend is desperately looking for answers so she can help her 4-year-old before he goes into kindergarten. barry jennings answers: There are …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

Steven asks… I am a psychotherapist but I do not deal in any kind of psychopharmacy. I have been diganosed with ADD …….? I have had it my whole life.I used to be called a procrastinator. But, I am very high achieving and would generally get everything done. My Psychology and Therapy Proffessors would always laugh and call me their Type A- ADD student. I really only lack in one area and that is motivation. It is horrible and I end up just feeling miserable about it. Every few …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications And Weight Loss

Linda asks… Helppp just DX’d With AD/HD Question About Ritalin And Medications? I’m a sixteen year old girl a sophomore at high school (previous dx’d with Asperger Syndrome since age 6), I was diagnosed with AD/HD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder a couple weeks ago after my mom hesitated to get my symptoms checked after I told my parents the problems I was having with maintaining focus and being easily distracted, racing thoughts making it hard to sleep, the …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

Betty asks… Dinner ideas for our culture night? semi special diet..? In my family, we have a “culture night”. It’s when we get together and try a new culture dish and learn a little about the culture itself. It’s an effort to make sure the kids, as well as my husband and I, are learning something while eating something besides McDonalds or some frozen crap in a box. I’m really not looking for recipes, only the name of it. I can look up the recipes myself, …

Your Questions About Adhd

Chris asks… How many of you have a female child with ADHD? We have a nine year old daughter that is severely ADHD. She is on two kinds of medicine- morning and evening. She started her meds a few weeks ago. What are some of the ways you deal with the problems that happen with an ADHD child? Temper tamtrums, not listening, just plain moody sometimes. Since she started taking her medicine, she really has gotten better. We still have our problems though. She goes back in a few weeks …