So it’s important to have the pediatrician or other health care professional to look at all possibilities before considering psychotherapy or prescription medications
. Only after every treatable condition has been ruled out should the diagnosis of ADHD
be given, since ultimately, it’s a diagnosis of exclusion.
First Check For Sleep Apnea, Then ADHD
One recent study found that 28% of children scheduled to undergo routine tonsillectomy had official ADHD.