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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Poor attention: Poor attention = easy distractability or lack of concentration.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Improved structure: Check out chadd.Org for a number of excellent books talking about non-drug stragies for helping with attention. Behavioral interventions can be as ef ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Herbal remedies: From my experience, omega 3 & st. John's wort work well, as well as many antioxidanta, assuming you are healthy.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Possible: cardiopulmonary bypass, anaesthesia, blood transfusions may all have cognitive consequences. Your child is still young enough that the brain should ha ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Quite similar: The attentional problems with adhd are of two broad types: inattention and distractiibility. Inattention is trouble staying focused on a topic, even ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possible ADHD: Start with a focused visit with your primary care doctor or neurologist who can start with an assessment for possible ADHD which is based on history a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
See your doctor: It it's possible that it could be ADHD. There are several solutions to try. Find some meditation apps and use them to help you concentrate and focu ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Needs work: We preform at our best when we get adequate restorative sleep, are in good health, ingest proper nutrition and work in a comfortable setting. You need ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alonso Morales Medina
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Sorry to hear that.: I'm sorry to hear that. It is very important for you to talk to your friends or love ones about your situation, they can be of great help. Usually th ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
You need an: Evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist to be able to answer that question. If your inattention is causing you problems, why not be evaluated an ... Read More

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