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If you know about ADHD without hyperactivity, please tell me the best treatments to try.?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: As recommended

Whether there is hyperactivity or not, the treatment is the same.
Hyperactivity doesn't drive treatment choices. Stimulants are still the first choice followed by Alpha 2 adrenergic agonists like intuniv.

In brief: As recommended

Whether there is hyperactivity or not, the treatment is the same.
Hyperactivity doesn't drive treatment choices. Stimulants are still the first choice followed by Alpha 2 adrenergic agonists like intuniv.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Same as ADHD

Generally, the same treatments that work for adhd with hyperactivity are effective for adhd without hyperactivity.
Good sleep, good nutrition, and learning compensatory organizational skills. As far as prescription treatment, the stimulant family of medications (e.g. Adderall, concerta, ritalin, (methylphenidate) vyvanse) are still the most common first-line treatment, just like in combined adhd with hyperactivity.

In brief: Same as ADHD

Generally, the same treatments that work for adhd with hyperactivity are effective for adhd without hyperactivity.
Good sleep, good nutrition, and learning compensatory organizational skills. As far as prescription treatment, the stimulant family of medications (e.g. Adderall, concerta, ritalin, (methylphenidate) vyvanse) are still the most common first-line treatment, just like in combined adhd with hyperactivity.
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
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Dr. Paul Pancner
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Inattentive adhd

Treatment varies depending on severity.
For moderate to severe, there are a number of medicatin options available, both stimulant and non-stimulate. In our experience, the non-stimulants work best as augmenting a stimulant, but there are exceptions. For mild, omega3 fatty acids, such as fish oil has shown to be helpful. Meeting with therapist who coul educate on strategies helpful. Diet, exercise.

In brief: Inattentive adhd

Treatment varies depending on severity.
For moderate to severe, there are a number of medicatin options available, both stimulant and non-stimulate. In our experience, the non-stimulants work best as augmenting a stimulant, but there are exceptions. For mild, omega3 fatty acids, such as fish oil has shown to be helpful. Meeting with therapist who coul educate on strategies helpful. Diet, exercise.
Dr. Paul Pancner
Dr. Paul Pancner
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