Attention deficit hyperactive disorder is a condition where there is difficulty in having attention and causes hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Insufficient brain development, trauma to the brain, genetics, etc., causes attention deficit hyperactive disorder. Treatments include behavioral therapy, medications, etc.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am just curious here. I fully believe I have adult ADHD, and being that I was diagnosed at 11 with it, would this help my case for medication with a psych? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Both adult and childhood ADHD needs to be treated with medicines. Three medicines are the first line drugs used to treat ADHD namely Methamphetamine (Adderal), Methylphenidate (Concerta) and Atomoxetine (Strattera). The former two drugs are more effective in treating hy... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My son is 7 years old. Diagnosed with mild autism when he was 3. Currently, showing hyperactivity, unable to sit still without supervision. Seems restless all the time. He has delayed speech development. He is not on any medication but under behavioral therapy. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Autism, unfortunately, is sometimes associated with an array of other behavioral co-morbidities like intellectual disability and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). The symptoms you described are almost suggestive of ADHD. Along with behavior therapy, medici... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I found out that I am 4 to 5 weeks pregnant. I am looking for some information about the safety of Adderall during pregnancy. Currently, I am taking Adderall XR 15 mg, Celexa 20 mg, and Lamictal 100 15 mg per day. I have a history associated with depression, anxiety and ADHD (attention ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tablet Adderall (combination of Dextroamphetamine and Amphetamine) affects a grown persons heart rate but you are already taking in a very low dose of 15 mg per day and usually it is prescribed in a dosage of 20-28 mg per day. Tablet Celexa (Citalopram) falls under "ca... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,For years now, I have come to believe I have ADHD. I have the hardest time focusing, staying on task, and following things through. I do not want to self-diagnose, but I know something is wrong. Every time I go to the doctor, it is always with my parents, and I have never had the chance to... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. You should definitely visit your doctor and discuss all your problems wholeheartedly. But in spite of that, I would like to advise a few things. 1. Stop thinking that you would fail or lose money. Instead, think positiv... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old female who has for the past months been experiencing that my memory is degrading badly. I have always had a memory that was fair enough. I do have much stress and I do have social anxiety. I do not sleep that well, but that was never a problem before. I sleep aroun... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate that you approached for counseling. I am not sure whether you are diagnosed with ADHD or not. Also please do mention medicines you are taking. Based on given information, it seems that you are experiencing attention problems due to stressful events and preo... Read Full »