Adhd symptoms treatment

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Avatar m tn Studies are demonstrating that adults with ADHD report similar symptoms as described in children with ADHD, but the daily impact of these symptoms is clearly different. Treatment with appropriate medication can significantly improve the outcome for ADHD. For example, effectively managing symptoms with medication can be a key factor in the prevention of another psychiatric disorder or of academic failure.
Avatar m tn Six or more symptoms of inattention that last for at least six months, is not adaptive, and not consistent with the sufferer's developmental levelSix or more symptoms of hyperactivity/impulsivity for at least six months, is not adaptive, inconsistent with the sufferer's developmental level, and not solely symptoms of oppositional disorder, defiance, irritability, or trouble understanding the task or associated instructionsSome of the above symptoms that caused problems occurred before 7
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 "Treatment starts with controlling adhd symptoms." When a childs adhd symptoms "are reduced there usually is an improvement in ODD symptoms. Stimulant medications have been shown to decrease adhd symptoms, as well as those of ODD, by up to 50%." In my opinion, the doctors have been not dealing with the cause of her ODD. Nothing you have stated is really recommended to treat adhd. My recommendation for a good adhd medication starts with a good doctor.
Avatar f tn Have you tried Strattera for the ADHD because, unfortunately, most other medications that help the symptoms of ADHD are stimulants and will exaserbate the symptoms of BP.Good luck with your quest. I'm still trying to get the balance right myself.
Avatar f tn t help but wonder, since she has gone downhill so fast, could it be something else, not ADHD? We are looking into seeing a psychologist who treats ADHD patients. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! We are so scared for our granddaughter and want to help however we can.
Avatar f tn Do you have an opinion regarding the use of Tenex/ guanfacine for ADHD treatment -- of hyperactivity and impulsivity?
1211960 tn?1272974502 I took a self test to deterime which kind of ADHD I had ( there are 6 different kinds.) The test results showed that I had Ring Of Fire ADHD. I was researching this specific type of ADHD and this is what I found: Type 6 -- The Ring of Fire. Cross between ADHD and bipolar disorder. Characterized by moodiness, aggressiveness, and anger. Anticonvulsants or newer antipsychotic medications tend to work better than stimulants. Now I am starting to doubt my diagnosis of bipolar.
Avatar f tn In short, adhd symptoms. There was a reason why you started Vyvanse, and as you are now stopping it...those reasons are coming back. If you have not done need to read up on Ankylosis Sponilytis. It is a condition that will slowly get worse. And I am not sure that a muscle relaxer is recommended treatment. See - . And a muscle relaxer is certainly only short term treatment.
Avatar m tn The medication employed to address symptoms of ADHD will not address symptoms of ODD, but there are options. You might re-visit this issue with her prescribing doctor. If her ADHD medication is prescribed by her pediatrician, have her evaluated by a psychiatrist. It's also important that you be patient with treatment. Perhaps you expected too much too soon when you made the decision to end her treatment.
Avatar m tn Ritalin for Adults With ADHD. Ritalin for ADHD treatment in adults has not been adequately studied, meaning that no large studies have been conducted on the benefits and risks of using it to treat adult ADHD. However, healthcare providers may prescribe Ritalin for adult ADHD in certain situations. This is considered an "off-label" of the drug.
Avatar f tn However, as you noted, such a supplement is not a direct treatment of ADHD and would not be expected to reduce or ameliorate symptoms of ADHD.
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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.
1255530 tn?1269867619 stimulants and nonstimulants. Stimulants Amphetamine and methylphenidate are stimulants. Although it is not known exactly how these stimulant medications work, it is thought that they work to increase the amounts of the chemicals dopamine (DA) and norepinephrine (NE) in the brain's prefrontal cortex (PFC). The PFC is the part of the brain that sends information to control behavior, planning, and reacting. DA and NE are chemicals that help in sending that information.
Avatar f tn The trouble with the ADHD meds is that everyone is different. Sometimes it takes a bit of trial and error to get it right. Good communication with your doctor is important. And if your doctor is a pediatrician - well, they don't always have the training to make the right choices. Anyway to answer your question. Personally, I don't think that homeopathy will help very much if they already have a good diet and are not allergic to any foods.
Avatar f tn It has been 4 days and my symptoms seem to be getting worse, or atleast not going away. Could it be possible I excreted the medicine before it was able to take effect or do I just need more time to heal? I haven't had sex of any kind.
Avatar n tn m of the opinion (based on the literature about how health care providers make errors) that diagnosing a person with a neurological disorder like ADHD should be done with both a thorough diagnostic interview and some objective data collection. The symptoms of ADHD can occur for many reasons, and ADHD in adults is highly likely to co-occur with anxiety and depression.
Avatar n tn Is there treatment For Eating Disorders other than Impatient Hospitals? My family thinks that I have Anorexia. I have a histroy of mental health problems, including; PTSD, Major Depressive Disorder, and ADHD.
5299230 tn?1366156392 Your son is displaying emotional and behavioral symptoms that are not typical of ADHD. He should be be receiving outpatient mental health treatment in addition to the medication he is taking for ADHD.