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Adhd Symptoms 3yearold
ADHD: Conventional symptoms include forgetfulness and excessive daydreaming, as well as an inability to sit still, or constant fidgeting. Some more adult specific symptoms might include trouble with organization, traffic accidents, marital trouble, distractibility, trouble listening to others, restlessness, lateness, anger, trouble relaxing, trouble prioritizing and trouble starting tasks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO CURE: No cure but can be treated and managed with medications and therapy like behavior modification. Many diseases cannot be cured which would mean that it is somehow eradicated from your system. However, you can work on reducing the symptoms with treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Seems awfully young: See a professional. While anything is possible, it seems young to be developing this disorder. If you are concerned that the person is having severe depression with episodes of mania, then seek medical help from a pediatrician or psychiatrist. This should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
More evaluation: Some children with attentional issues may have other problems. First have your child's vision and hearing checked. Talk with with your son's teacher/school about having him tested for learning disabilities such as dyslexia or visual or auditory processing problems. Also you can request an student study team and or individualized education plan from his school to optimize his learning. ...Read more
Hi, I have ADHD, Inattentive type and NOS learning divisibility. Whats best for me? Concerta, Adderall XR/IR, Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) Ritalin, Methylphenidate??? :)
My fiancee has symptoms of aspergers syndrome, would Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) do anything for him?
Unknown: No medication is know to help with asperger's disorder; but, if he also has symptoms of adhd--poor focus, short attention span, restlessness--then a stimulant might help with those symptoms. Be warned, though: some with autism and related disorders respond quite negatively to stimulants, growing agitated and irritable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes if...: You are susceptible e.g. family history in parents of bipolar disorder. This phenomenon is called kindling e.g. Zoloft (sertraline) and others can thus kindle mood swings. Varies by individual at what age and so can be at any age. Clinically, in general we have seen patients as young as 3 and as old as 18 in child adolescent psychiatry. take care. ...Read more
Are children with ADHD always hyperactive? Can a child have ADHD and not show symptoms of hyperactivity?
1) No. 2) Yes: Adhd-primarily inattentive type (ia) replaced add as a diagnosis when research showed that the underlying neurobiological & neurochemical bases were the same as for adhd-combined type, which has significant symptoms of both inattention & hyperactivity/impulsivity.Adhd-ia is the most common type but c (or h/i in preschoolers) is more commonly referred. Ia is related to academic difficulties. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good day. I am male, 26 years old.My problems are irritability, low self-confidence, depression, apathy, shyness or social phobia, social anxiety.
Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) actually be helpful in treating adult ADHD symptoms?
Absolutely: Although research lags behind that in children, the available evidence suggests that adults with adhd show response patters and side effects quite similar to those seen in younger patients. If you are worried about taking a stimulant, there are nonstimulant alternatives that also work well such as atomoxetine and guanfacine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have BOTH ADHD and Schizophenia? What about ADHD and Asperger's syndrome? I'm a 38yrold Caucasian male; family history of autism.
Yes. Comorbidity is: when 2 or more conditions occur in the same person. ADHD can be comorbid with both Autism Spectrum Disorders and Schizophrenia. However there is overlap of symptoms as well and a good evaluation is necessary to differentiate if the person has one or the other or both conditions. If a person has schizophrenia then that is the priority TX target. ADHD TX would follow if necessary. Best regards. ...Read more
Recent diagnosis of adult ADHD inattentive-15-45mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) no effec then concerta 36-108 mildimprov what can doc prescription next? why are these not working?
Cog Behavior Tx: Of course it would be a nice thing to have it all solved by a medication - but very often, it takes more. It's good you had improvement. CBT can round that out and you'll learn skills that you can use forever in many areas of life. Consider a combo! ...Read more
Almost 3 yr old daughter told probable autism. diangosis semantic pragmatic disorder, attention concentration deficit, hyperactive disorder. Need explained?
You deserve more: It sound like your toddler is diagnosed with potentially serious mental disorders. You deserve an explanation and your daughter's physician should arrange a meeting to discuss them with you- and also alternative differential diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Generic Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR given for ADHD symptoms (10mg/am.) I felt overstimulated. Dr. Up'd to 20mg & gabapentin 600mg/pm. Still can't focus. Help?
Change med or dose: You may require a different dose still or another medication altogether. Make sure you are giving your body enough time to get used to the medicine. Otherwise you might talk to your doctor about alternatives to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 28 yr old male with tourettes, aspergers disorder and attention deficit disorder. How much carnosine would be excessive for me?
L-Carnosine, a: Naturally occurring dipeptide, can enhance brain frontal lobe function or be neuroprotective; significant improvements in language, auditory processing, socialization, awareness of surroundings, fine motor planning and expressive language. Dose depends on user's age, health, and several other conditions. 50-150 mg/d recommended but dose not established. The body makes it from our diet. Best regard. ...Read more
Adderall 20mg 3-4 day, Effexor (venlafaxine) 150mg 57yrs old, ADHD, high b/p, getting aggressive behavior, and obese, On B/P Medications, many highs, & lows, why?
Checked in with doc?: There sound to be a lot of things going on at once here and I can't be sure they all have to do with either the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or some other single problem. You should call your doc and get in for another examination or have them make some adjustments based on your conditions. They know you better than anyone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers