Attention deficit disorder in toddlers

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Avatar f tn Unsurprisingly, Ritalin, given to tens of thousands of school-age kids to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), topped the preschoolers' list. But ADHD can be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to diagnose with any confidence in kids younger than 5. Symptoms like restlessness and inattentiveness may simply be toddler rambunctiousness, "the terrible twos and trying threes," says psychologist Susan B. Campbell of the University of Pittsburgh.
480331 tn?1310407129 with his peers...I worry if he has Attention Deficit Disorder, I'm worrying myself sick! I have heard that some boys develop slower...I just want to hear him say some words already!!! Your thoughts!
Avatar f tn the antipsychotic Risperdal, the antidepressant Prozac, two sleeping medicines and one for attention-deficit disorder. All by the time he was 3. He was sedated, drooling and overweight from the side effects of the antipsychotic medicine. Although his mother, Brandy Warren, had been at her “wit’s end” when she resorted to the drug treatment, she began to worry about Kyle’s altered personality. “All I had was a medicated little boy,” Ms. Warren said. “I didn’t have my son.
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Avatar n tn Lyme can cause all kinds of mental health symptoms, like anxiety, depression, difficulty concentrating, memory problems, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety, attention deficit, panic attacks, even hallucinations and schizophrenia. Although other things can cause leg pain, this does fit the Lyme pattern. Other treatments that may help you are supplementing magnesium and taking fish oil capsules.
Avatar n tn Read this & see if it rings any bells. good luck A Special Message To The Health Professional William G. Crook M.D. Dear Colleague: Many infants and young children who come to your office are troubled by middle ear disorders. While some children may have what appears to be a mild URI, they may complain to their mothers, "my ear hurts". Other children come in with severe ear pain, fever and purulent discharge from their nasal passages.
123128 tn?1189759427 In its report of October 1, 2001, the IOM's Immunization Safety Review Committee concluded that the evidence was inadequate to either accept or reject a causal relationship between thimerosal exposure from childhood vaccines and the neurodevelopmental disorders of autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and speech or language delay. Additional studies were needed to establish or reject a causal relationship.
Avatar n tn Don't feel bad about this or your parenting! This could be early signs of attention deficit disorder. They are there to help you and make suggestions. If it was "learned" behavior all the kids would be doing the same things since they are all in the same classroom, and you don't want to get into the habit of blaming other children for your child's behavior... you've got MANY years to go! It's time to get some help since you've tried all you know.
Avatar n tn Who's to say that the imbalance is a result of your brain trying to balance or being effected by something else in your body that currently needs more attention. There are cases when prescriptions are appropriate, sometimes the only way, I get & support that. Please take them. I just wish they'd actually do some scientific testing on the production levels of these neurotransmitters in YOUR brain before diagnosing and treating you.
Avatar n tn Research also shows that sugar does not cause hyperactivity. Many factors can cause children to have problems paying attention besides an attention deficit disorder. Family problems, stress, discouragement, drugs, physical illness and learning difficulties can all cause problems that look like ADHD, but really aren't. Regardless of the cause, ADHD is thought to be associated with a disturbance in functioning of neurotransmitters in the brain.
Avatar n tn I will continue to research, I refuse to believe what doc's tell us, its definitly something to look into, x-rays,the tiny bones in the ear anything can cause headnoise. BUT I think that in my case it sounds like allergy related, still its very frustrating and only someone who has this continuous ZZZZiiing in their heads would understand.
Avatar f tn It doesn't seem to be like its stemming from a dream or a nightmare, i just open my eyes at night and see these, things in the room with me. People in the corner, maggots, snakes, spiders, mice in the bed, even the ceiling caving in. It's really getting old. When I was single, it was just kind of funny. But now that I'm married, its awful. I try to pull my wife out of the bed to save her or cover her face with the pillow so the animals don't get her.
288415 tn?1231634102 Then at night, whatever side I lay on clogs shut. In the morning there is thick crusty crud that again I try not to pick at. Im obviously in continual circle of symptoms here. Dr's seem to think I cause this problem by itching which causes infection which causes itchiness. HELP please? I am open to homeopathic suggestions as mainstream medicine just seems to temporarily relieve the symptoms and not cure the cause.
Avatar n tn Maybe if your doc gets something in the mail from them they might pay a little more attention to this matter and get to the bottom of this for us.
Avatar n tn But my endorcrinologist said that he believes i am Insulin Resistant, more blood tests will tell in a few weeks, and he may put me on Metformin... He did say it 'should' help with weight loss, i am stuck stuck stuck as of now... Please keep me posted on your progress! Good Luck!