Adhd symptoms in women

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Avatar n tn I am teacher's mother. 61 and ADHD. I benefit from medication but can't afford it now. She is also ADHD. There is a theory that this situation has a connection with L-dopa. My mother had Parkinson's, which is an L-dopa situation. I know others who had Parkinson's parents and ADHD children. More than a coincidence, I think. So, very much a biological situation. And genetic.
5274485 tn?1385860167 The symptoms are clinical the same for both boys and girls. My own experience in meeting girls with autism spectrum disorders confirm the clinical view; I have yet to find a girl with autism spectrum disorder who differ from my self and other boys with autism spectrum disorder I know in talk of symptoms.
Avatar m tn A while back i was told i had adhd. i was going over in my head of all the symptoms i have. i was wonerding about these posssible symptoms ,are these adhd or not? 1. when i read i seem to read but it just go through my head and usally i got to reread a few times to remeber it. adhd or not? 2.when i go out and play pool i usally just take my shot right away not aiming for a long time if i try to aim my shoots get worse i try to see the shot but cant.adhd or not?
1388785 tn?1279770764 If you want - just click on the ADHD in blue at the top of this page and get a list of symptoms for ADHD and that might be helpful to you. Best wishes.
Avatar f tn Although, as is typical in general, women reported higher rates of sexual abuse than men, male bipolar subjects demonstrated a significantly increased rate of sexual abuse and combined sexual and physical abuse compared with unipolar male subjects.
Avatar f tn All of the things that you have listed - I have seen in ADHD kids. What you need to do is to start to research what ADHD is and how to deal with the consequences of it. Understanding ADHD really makes a big difference in how you deal with the child. I mentioned the following books in a post below. Its worth your time to check them out. - "ADHD and Me, What I learned from lighting fires at the dinner table," by Blake Taylor.
628735 tn?1273875777 I have never been diagnosed with ADHD/ADD and no one in my family that I know of has it. I will say i struggled in school but I cant say it was ADD/ADHD because I don't have any sign of it now. I see my stepson living with it and know for sure that when i have a baby i dont want my child to have it. I knew that taking fish oil during pregnancy would help the babies brain development and can help the baby not have ADHD/ADD and often wondered about the quality of the brands we take.
Avatar n tn Your son may well display ADHD, but it is important to arrange a thorough evaluation and not rush too quickly to the diagnosis. The on-line surveys can be useful tools to see if a person might display symptoms typical of ADHD, but a thorough assessment will consider a child's medical history, family history, current functioning at home and in school, possible alternative explanations for the symptoms identified on the surveys, etc.
Avatar m tn But before you ban all produce that could be laced with pesticides from your home for fear of an ADHD diagnosis in your children, hear what experts are saying about it. Then consider ways you can limit your kids’ pesticide exposure. Researchers looked at the urine concentration of organophosphates — one of the most common types of pesticides — in 1,139 children ages 8 to 15 and compared levels between those children with and without ADHD.
Avatar n tn I I'm 4 weeks pregnant and I have severe ADHD and I'm currently in school. I can't make it through my classes without having an anxiety attack unless I have my medication. Is it safe to continue to take?
Avatar n tn controlling fidgeting, sustaining attention to boring tasks, completing and turning in work, time management and loosing their stuff. Young women with ADHD often primarily complain of trouble paying attention, though they can also have problems with impulse control (giving in to temptation without thinking--such as shoplifting, sex, cutting class or smoking).
Avatar f tn We try to control sugar intake. Anybody seen shakey hands in a kid like this. It seems to be worse in the morning and if he's running around being active. It slightly effects his writing. It makes him feel nervous and unable to sit still at times.
327385 tn?1378360731 Your best bet is to try and find a peds doctor that specializes in ADD/ADHD. If she is found to have ADHD, so of the things she does might not go away, like the stealing. For me the last straw was when my daughter vandalized the neighbors boat, he wouldn't call the cops, so I did....she has stolen or vandalized a thing since. The only way I can describe my child with ADHD is like Pinocchio without the Jimmy Cricket (the little cricket telling him not to do bad things).
Avatar m tn By the way, I have seen several studies that show that sleep apnea can produce ADHD like symptoms. In fact, there have been several posters on here that have had sleep apnea, been treated and their daytime behaviors definitely changed. Has anybody ever commented about you snoring or breathing loud at night? "Regardless of type, an individual with sleep apnea is rarely aware of having difficulty breathing, even upon awakening.
Avatar m tn I always had trouble wrting essays,my mind would not work and cause distress,and also when had to read a book.Is it possible that untreated ADHD got me into this mess,and if indeed i do have ADHD and treat it with medication, will it improve my situation(i will be less anxious in certain conditions because my mind would slow down and think more organised,i would be less agitated,less impulsive,i would procrastinate less,improve my depression)?
Avatar f tn Slow you down, sedate you. It is not a drug of choice for ADHD. And is in fact used to help those with ADHD sleep. See this site - http://www.leeheymd.com/charts/adhd_1.html Skip the neuropysch test (more on that later). Its unreliable. You need to keep looking until you can find the right doc and a few ideas on that coming up. You might want to check this out. Its the European consensus statement on diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD: The European Network Adult ADHD.
Avatar f tn There was a study in Sweden that clames they can link the use to a rude 7% increase in adhd. But thats only one study and thats with the mothers taking it often. I wouldn't take anything that often being pregnant other than prenatals but if you need it you need it. Also ob's and pediatrician say that allot of the symptoms that tylenol treats if untreated can be linked to adhd and they advice women it's still deemed safe.
Avatar m tn ve read that chlamydia left untreated in women can lead to infertility. My doctor told me I didnt need to be re-tested since there is no resistant strain known, but then why am I still showing symptoms? Any advice?
Avatar m tn its less overwhelming to the ADHD person also. Hang in thers and if you happen to kive in So Cal. Check out Loma Linda BHI. Its amazing and your insurance ahould pay for the program.
565294 tn?1216433315 my son is 8 and is adhd and is in"learning disorder"class at school he has a iep and is taking concerta to help with his concentration. but he has lost 4 pd this month any one else notice the same side effect? also i live in oswego Illinois has any one herd of any support groups out there for moms and dads? or classes to help parents with dealing with adhd behaviors and how to respond better or how to say things better (to add encouragement) its a ttough job somedays.
7087196 tn?1389306119 This is another good link on ADHD with a better list of symptoms. http://helpguide.org/mental/adhd_add_signs_symptoms.
Avatar m tn ) I mean much of the time the two young women are like hyperactive teenagers making a ridiculous amount of noise, laughing, playing around. When they go out, OMG, its like FINALLY the noise stops.
Avatar m tn She is currently taking medicine which does help lessen the symptoms of the ADHD, however does nothing to help the ODD. Our house is in chaos because of this. No form of discipline works, and the defiance, lying, stealing, saying that she hates us(and her brother), calling everyone idiot, continues as soon as the punishment is completed. She apparently has no remorse, no does it seem to phase her in the least when she is in trouble.
Avatar n tn he sees the same dr so he knows the history and the troubles of my other children. after knowledge of adhd being hereditary in many cases, my problem has been diagnosing and starting medication. after many packets and pages of questionnaires, he scores well above the qualifying standards. the problem starts with the role of his teacher. her scores are just below qualifying standards. he won't diagnose or treat without the teachers scores.