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What Is Inattention
Quite similar: The attentional problems with adhd are of two broad types: inattention and distractiibility. Inattention is trouble staying focused on a topic, even with the best of intentions, and "spacing out" can be a manifestation of that. Distractibility has to do with being unable to a new element in the environment when one needs to stay focused on something else, jumping from one activity to another. ...Read more
Tiredness headaches mood swings dizziness depression anxiety and inattention. What causes all my symptoms?
See below...: All the symptoms u describe are not uncommon with depressive disorders...Although more details are needed, to know for sure... I hope u are in psychotherapy working on the underlying emotional issues. I have seen many a client have their physical symptoms disappear as their depression lifted... Of course, a general physical work up with ur md is a good idea as well... Wishing you well! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Inattention: An inability to focus effectively in order to perform tasks or memorize things. ...Read more
I'm wondering are hemi-inattention, hemispatial neglect, unilateral neglect and visual neglect synonymous?
Hemispatial neglect: is also called hemiagnosia, hemineglect, unilateral neglect, spatial neglect, contralateral neglect, unilateral visual inattention,hemi-inattention, neglect syndrome or contralateral hemispatialagnosia. Reduced awareness of stimuli on one side without sensory loss most commonly follows a "stroke" or hemorrhage of the other side of the brain. See http://m.jnnp.bmj.com/content/75/1/13.full for more. ...Read more
I have 80% symptoms of ADHD.How to be sure if I have ADHD or not? and also how can I improve my inattention problem.
A reliable resource: ankush0, Check out this website. It has some good ideas and basic and advanced information. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/adult-adhd/basics/tests-diagnosis/con-20034552 ...Read more
I am experiencing inattention. The following also describe me: Memory problems and Poor concentration. What should I do?
Possible ADHD: Start with a focused visit with your primary care doctor or neurologist who can start with an assessment for possible ADHD which is based on history and also screen for mood and chemical use disorders, both of which can cause inattention and poor concentration as well. Onset of symptoms is especially important, and if present since childhood, documents from teachers or parent observations help. ...Read more
Hello Dr. Milstone, I have an almost 9 year old son who has hyperactivity, inattention, and throws tantrums frequently when asked to do something spec?
I am experiencing inattention and restlessness. The following also describe me: Hyperactivity, Poor concentration, and Impulsive or reckless behav...
Common problem: People perform at their worst when they have insufficient restorative sleep, are poorly nourished, are fighting illness or in a stressful setting. If some of these apply to or could be improved by you you could see how it helps. If not,meet with your doc and share your history and symptoms. Acquiring these patterns as an adult is more worrisome to me than those that have it from childhood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently dx with ADHD combined type (mostly Inattention with some impulsivity) along with generalized anxiety. These are Comorbid. What meds do you think would be most beneficial?
Testing: The challenge with comorbid attention deficit and generalized anxiety disorder is whether there is more than meets the eye. Without a thorough neuropsychological exam including attention, achievement, ability, memory, perception, behavior and a computerized internet based actuarial assessment personality test like the MMPI-A/2 its hard to know what medications to use. Other conditions can exist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
can this be encephalopathy?
Yes: It could be. See your doctor now to find out why. Don't wait for it to get worse. ...Read more
Can be few second inattention and sudden fatigue while driving car on long route in driving school caused by reocurrence of iron deficiency anemia?
Actually those: types of symptoms could potentially occur in any one who is having to drive very long distances. Do you feel inattentive or fatigue in other situations outside of this? ...Read more
I am experiencing inattention, difficulty focusing, impulsive or reckless behavior and learning disability. The following also describe me: Compulsive behavior, Memory problems, Behavior problems, and Increased talkativeness. What should I do?
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician, preferably a psychiatrist.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I am experiencing behavior problems (quality: reacts poorly to criticism) , loss of temper, difficulty concentrating and mood swings. The following also describe me: Increased energy level, Self Esteem, Personality changes, Restlessness, and Inattention.
You are a teenager: Nobody likes being criticized. A teenager deserves to be taught and guided by example instead. It would make me angry, too. Can you focus on things you enjoy — or stay on task when it’s not something hopelessly boring? What do other teenagers say about you? If they think you’re outside normal limits, see your physician. Otherwise, you’re having growing pains. Don’t gaslight yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing inattention, restlessness, poor concentration, feeling depressed, mood swings, and memory problems. The following also describe me: Impulsive or reckless behavior, Increased talkativeness, Poor judgement, and Loss of temper but not Self
Needs work: We preform at our best when we get adequate restorative sleep, are in good health, ingest proper nutrition and work in a comfortable setting. You need to start your efforts with a visit to your doctor for a health screening. A screening for mental health issues is also important. That should allow you and your doctor to focus on any other needed evaluation or treatment. ...Read more