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If I am diagnosed with adult ADHD what would a doctor most likely try first as far as treatment goes? Is there a specific medication doctors usually go to first?
Attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity begins in childhood and may continue through adulthood. Symptoms are similar: poor attention span, impulsivity and hyperactivity which is disruptive to others. Adults who present for a diagnosis must meet criteria for ADD in childhood which a careful history will support. Medical causes for symptoms ...Read more
Testing and clinical: Testing is one way to go. It is expensive and hard to find a place to do it. For psychiatrists with experience in diagnosing add/adhd, a targeted interview investigating key symptoms, will give you a diagnosis in one hour. You can discuss also the treatment options at that time. Add in adults is widely prevalent, but it depends on the daily routine and job demands to become an obvious problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can i tell my doctor that i really have adult adhd without suspection of that i want legal amphytamine?
ADHD Testing: Schedule an appointment with your doctor for a consult, tell your doctor what symptoms you are having and how they affect your daily life. Your doctor then will give you a test for ADHD or you will fill out a questionnaire to see if your concerns are due to ADHD or something else. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neuropsychologists: In addition to my colleagues' remarks thusfar, neuropsychologists also are capable of incredibly detailed and nuanced adult ADHD evaluations. I refer all of my adult ADHD to a local neuropsychologist for comprehensive ADHD and other types of testing, and he is worth his weight in gold. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there really an adult ADHD ? Because i hear most doctors say the ADHD is born with someone ! and is there any definitive fast solution ?
Adult ADHD exists: Adult adhd is seen in people who have not outgrown childhood adhd. Adults can acquire adhd from concussion. There are many causes of disorders of attention such as anxiety and depression. Consult a psychologist for an assessment . Treatment depends on cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe : If you are asking yourself that question, it is likely that you suffer from some degree or form of work or academic dysfunction related to your ability to focus. You need to talk to your doctor; nothing will surprise him or her, so simply ask. Beware that other conditions (depression, anxiety) can present like ADHD, so you will likely be referred to a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist. ...Read more
Fairly Easy : If you go online and look up chadd which is children and adults with attention deficit disorders you will find lots of information including research and resources. They also offer online courses for patients and parents and links to local support groups and providers. Look under www.Chadd.Org. Good luck. ...Read more
Is there anyway to get an online doctor evaluation and prescription for adult adhd? It's about an hour drive to the nearest doctor to me.
Lookng for a new family doctor I am looking for a dr that can help with all needs medical and mental. I suffer from maligant hypertension as well as depression, adult ADHD and bi polar mania and anxeity. I am currently under meds, lisipril. Norvasc hctz,
Multidisciplinary: With medications for cardiac issues, and what are descrribed as three psychiatric conditions it would normally be well advised to have multidisciplinary treatment - psychiatry, cardiology and clinical psychology in addition to a primary care physician. These conditions can require close follow up and a lot can happen between routing pcp visits that should be monitored. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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