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What can I do to be more focused in my life? Do I have add symptoms?

What can I do to be more focused in my life?  Do I have add symptoms?

Focus: You need to do regular exercises, sleep on regular times, do some meditation, relax, do some yoga and read books which will calm you down, decrease restless and improve your focus. If this does not work then see your primary physician to see if you need any further intervention. ...Read more

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How come my anxiety and add symptoms go away when I am very tired?

How come my anxiety and add symptoms go away when I am very tired?

Being tired: May force you to relax your body and therefore slow down the symptoms of adhd and anxiety. Learning relaxation techniques can also help with anxiety, . ...Read more

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Hi - desperately looking for respected doctors that accept insurance in dc area to provide integrative care (testing, nutrition) for add symptoms. Thx?

Hi - desperately looking for respected doctors that accept insurance in dc area to provide integrative care (testing, nutrition) for add symptoms. Thx?

Call State Med Socie: I personally am not aware of any specific md that meets that criteria, but you can get guidance from the local chapter of the medical society (state and local). They can direct you to a list of names or refer you to another resource. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some medications to help treat my own ADD symptoms without needing a prescription? I drink coffee but it only helps a small amount.

Not effective: if you truly have ADD, then you need professional follow up and prescription medications, good luck ...Read more

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What is the treatment for add symptoms due to generalized anxiety disorder?

Are you saying: That you have poorer concentration because of your anxiety disorder? Treat the anxiety disorder. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep /night ; good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises ; meditation. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for add symptoms due to generalized anxiety disorder?

What is the best treatment for add symptoms due to generalized anxiety disorder?

Maybe not ADD: Untreated anxiety can manifest as in attention therefore treating the anxiety with therapy and or medications can lead to improved attentional ability. ...Read more

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I am on Prozac (fluoxetine) for ibd related anxiety, can this exacerbate add symptoms?

I am on Prozac (fluoxetine) for ibd related anxiety, can this exacerbate add symptoms?

No: Antidepressants like Prozac (fluoxetine) have not been shown to worsen adhd symptoms. However, if you are on medication for adhd, perhaps it is lowering the effectiveness of that medication. On the other hand, if you are still anxious, the anxiety can make it hard for you to concentrate, leading to adhd-like symptoms. ...Read more

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Can OCD cause ADD symptoms? I have trouble concentrating in school even when OCD thoughts are gone. I can focus on things that interest me though.

Can OCD cause ADD symptoms? I have trouble concentrating in school even when OCD thoughts are gone. I can focus on things that interest me though.

Not cause,associated: It's not that OCD causes ADD symptoms, but more of an association between the two. I see that you are on two antidepressants as well as stimulant treatment for ADD. Keep up your appointments with your prescribing physician to evaluate your response to medications and potentially offer other useful cognitive behavior therapies. ...Read more