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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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How does lamotrigine improve innatentive ADHD symptoms-since concerta diddnt do much the doc added lamitrogine.

How does lamotrigine improve innatentive ADHD symptoms-since concerta diddnt do much the doc added lamitrogine.

Unusual use: It's a unique formula anti-convulsant now introduced to psych disorders. Bipolar, PTSD, Depersonalization are mentioned as benefiting from mood stabilization it provides. I've not read of ADHD, but ask your provider. Here's a link: http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.lamotrigine.html Let us know what happens. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is inattentive adhd?

What is inattentive adhd?

A type of ADHD: It is a type of adhd that is manifested predominantly by inattention and not by hyperactivity-impulsivity during the most recent six-month period. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for ADHD if inattentive?

How do you get tested for ADHD if inattentive?

Carefully: There are no blood tests, labs or medical scans to diagose adhd.Symptom checklists , rating scales, broadband assessments, and continue performance tests are helpful but not diagnostic.A careful, thorough history, physical exam and clinical observation by a well trained , experienced professional is the correct approach. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for ADHD inattentive type?

How do you get tested for ADHD inattentive type?

Neurodevelopmental : Neurodevelopmental testing can demonstrate scattered attention, deficient working memory, poor summarization/comprehension, slow cognitive tempo, poor saliency determination & metacognition. These neurologic findings cannot be seen on questionnaires, so you must be tested to demonstrate these deficiencies. ...Read more

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What is a good career for someone with ADHD inattentive?

What is a good career for someone with ADHD inattentive?

Yes: Follow your calling, adhd is a diagnosis, not a disability and certainly it is not who you are.Get a proper diagnosis, proper treatment learn to deal with your symptoms through behavioral intervention, and enjoy , perhaps you might stay away from air traffic controller, lol. ...Read more

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Does gingko help improve symptoms of ADHD inattentive type?

Does gingko help improve symptoms of ADHD inattentive type?

No: No evidence of consequence exists that ginko helps add of any type. Do not waste your money. ...Read more

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My brother is ADHD inattentive, I am really scared about medication?

Maybe not only way: You don't say how old your brother is. Inattentive adhd can be quite responsive sometimes to even low doses of stimulants; however, if it is just attention and focus, behavioral and structural approaches also have been shown to be quite helpful. External structure from parents and teachers may be as effective as medications. But, like meds, they only work when appllied consistently. ...Read more

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