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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Adhd (Definition)

ADHD is characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Behavioral intervientions are often tried first ...Read more


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What to do if i'm about to pick up my prescription for concerta tomorrow. I am a male with adhd- predominantly inattentive. Will i be able to concentrate?

What to do if i'm about to pick up my prescription for concerta tomorrow. I am a male with adhd- predominantly inattentive. Will i be able to concentrate?

Try it: Try the dose for 2-3 days and then follow up with the prescriber. I usually titrate the dose every 2-3 days and arrive at the best dose within 9-10 days at the most. Concerta works well in about 85-90% of those taking it, meaning you should be able to concentrate. ...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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Been having problems for years i'm 18 now and thought about me having adhd(inattentive case) I took a ADHD test and got 92/120 what should I do?

Been having problems for years i'm 18 now and thought about me having adhd(inattentive case) I took a ADHD test and got 92/120 what should I do?

See expert: The questionnaire type of instrument is a screening test only. See your doctor for a definitive diagnosis, or referral to an expert who deals with this problem. ...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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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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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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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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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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