Once their problem ADHD was finally identified, they could get the information (and sometimes, but not always, the meds) to help them deal with it. Even if you don't have ADHD
(although the symptoms
sure lean that way), it means that a whole different approach could be taken.
Dawie is correct. Do not go to your GP for this. Find a psychiatrist that specializes in ADHD.
Finally, take some time to go through some of the posts on this web site.