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Avatar f tn I have been doing alot of research on ADHD lately as I think my daughter probably has it. While I was searching, I kept coming across sites about adult ADHD and I'm starting to think I have it as well.
Avatar n tn I watched a Lifetime segment about a new device, called the Quotient ADHD System, which can objectively test for ADHD by measuring motion and attention parameters in children and adults. Has anyone heard of this device? Here is a link to the video http://bit.
Avatar f tn I've been looking into ADHD a bit lately, and I'm starting to wonder if I might possibly have it. Part of me thinks, of course I don't, I'm being dramatic and diagnosing something I don't really have. But, another part of me suspects more than laziness....all through elementary school and high school I had some good grades, but I also failed a lot of classes that I felt should be easy- even art and English, my strong suits.
1324942 tn?1274872353 All of it is written for, and by an ADHD person that was diagnosed as an adult, but hopefully it may help others as well! Good luck with it all :) And please feel free to add things if I forgot something essential. I will certanly do as they pop into my wonderfull brain ;)!
Avatar f tn People with ADHD often pick exciting jobs that involve moving around and paying attention for short periods of time--things like being a paramedic or chef for example. It is also part of adult ADHD to be an underachiever, but again this does not have to last forever. Sometimes living at home can prolong the problems. You know your parents are acting as a safety net, and this can make you stagnate.
707438 tn?1240959640 I for one highly disagree but was wondering about how others felt regarding Adult ADD/ADHD. All opinions are welcome but PLEASE be considerate about others thoughts and feelings.
Avatar f tn i was wondering if anyone here diagnosed with adult adhd could share with me a few things please in regards to focusing and staying focused whether it's reading or driving television any activity does medication help you stay focused? and does the ability to not be able to focus extend to everything regardless the level of interest you hold in it?
Avatar m tn I have adult adhd, im 43 y/o male .Im not taking nothing right now for it. I do take 3 vicodin a day for neck arthritis and 1# 1mg xanax at night to sleep. I been having mild anxiety a few times a day. i was wondering if i got the adhd meds it would help with the anxiety attacks. or maybe ask the dr for xanax during the day also. what is a good adhd med for adults to ask for?
Avatar m tn I did some scrrening test online for adult ADHD and they returned very likely.I will talk to my psychiatrist about this thursday.When i was younger many teachers would write on my test inatentive,i was doing everything to fast at math and always did mistakes on simple calculations.I always had trouble wrting essays,my mind would not work and cause distress,and also when had to read a book.
492869 tn?1285018933 good/bad behavior, excessive daydreaming, hyperfocusing, perseveration, hyperactivity, sensory seeking behavior (rocking, banging, jumping, flapping, spinning, etc.), low concentration, low motivation, social awkwardness, communication difficulty, sensory overload, anxiety, irritation, stress, excitement, sound sensitivity, etc. The tracker might also be useful as a checklist for people with executive dysfunction.
Avatar n tn Often fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in course work, work, or other activities Often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities Often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly Often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish chores or duties in the workplace Often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities Often avoids, dislikes, or is reluctant to engage in tasks that require sustained
Avatar n tn If ADHD goes undiagnosed till adulthood what are some of the symptoms? Can depression be one? Can Bipolar be one? Is addictive personality a symptom of any one of these?
490665 tn?1210334012 was wondering if adult add goes un detected for quite a while, its just i suffer with anxiety and have been told its a side effect of add or adhd, i have always been quite hyperactive as a person and as a young person was very unruly and troublesom and did not quite understand why i was like that and why i was doin things wrong, i always have compulsions to get in trouble and still do, i also suffer with a bad temper but i dont mean to have these outbursts they just happen!!
Avatar n tn I take abilify and citalopram for the schizoaffective disorder and vyvanse for the adhd symptoms. I find that since i have been given adhd meds, my condition has stabilized completely. I was not well on the schizoaffective meds alone. i still had problems concentrating and with focus .As well as social problems and listening to others and paying attention.
707438 tn?1240959640 i was just wondering if there were any adult adhd sufferers in this community and if there is can you get in touch with me?
Avatar m tn You might want to check out this site. It is aimed at adults and has some interesting posts. http://jeffsaddmind.
Avatar n tn Hello, I have just been diagnosed with Adult ADHD and I was wondering about some symptons that go along with this disorder. I am also a complusive liar and I was wondering if that is something that goes along with my disorder and I am seeing a therapist and I have voiced my concerns but I wanted to get another opinion. Please help me I am sick and I want to get better before I lose my family.
Avatar f tn Is their anyway that you can get him to some therapy without him knowing where you are going. With ADD/ADHD, symptoms tend to get better when you get older, but of course not for everyone. I have ADD and am 34 years old. It is tough even on meds. I am an argumentative person but have definitely learned to control it. I had to see a therapist to understand that I am the one that needs to be in control of what I do. You may need to step in and send him to a institution.
1998316 tn?1328972756 What are the symptoms of adult ADD? Would i have had to have it as a child? I remember as early as 6th grade i had trouble remembering things, poor memory and concentration, depression, allergies (which i didn't realize i had). Now, i am taking antidepressants and Klonopin. I have been on antidepressants since a young adult and on Klonopin for a couple of years. I was on Xanax before that.
Avatar f tn I feel fine for the first 2-3hrs after I take it. If anything I tend to hyperfocus on things and have to make myself switch tasks. However around the 3-4hr mark my heart starts pounding, head starts feeling foggy, face tingles, vision gets super blurry, I lose all motivation and get irritable. I have taken my blood pressure multiple times during that period and it's perfect. Pulse is a little high between 80-90 but not concerning.