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  • 3 days ago

    ADHD 5 year old son

    Hello, my 5 year old turns 6 this may and has been in kindergarten since august. From the very 1st day of school (and I do mean first day) his teacher has said he has behavior issues and should be put on ADHD medication. I have tried very hard to work with her and his doctor about his behavior issues. The doctor finally decided to send the teachers the Vanderbilt screening. Which they sent back and the Dr said he definitely has ADHD. I have tried everything I can think of at home to help with the....
  • Treating persistent nausea

    We have tried 3 different types of adhd medication and all cause serious nausea as a persistent side effect. We have tried over the counter anti nausea and antacid medication with no effect. Are there any other suggestions? It’s starting to cause attendance issues at school.
  • How can I get off my meds?

    Hello, I’m 17, and was diagnosed with ADHD as a child. As such, I’ve been on meds for the past 10 or so years. For the past few weeks, however, I’ve decided to abruptly stop using Concerta (of which I recently got a new, higher dosage of 72mg), as I don’t want to depend on them for the rest of my life. Today I decided I should start taking them again, as I’ve had a few difficulties with behavior in some classes over the past few days. Throughout today I’ve been experiencing many symptoms as a result;....
  • 7 days ago

    Insomnia/Sleep Disturbances Due to Medication

    I started Ritalin about two weeks ago, and since then, I've been having issues sleeping all night. What are some natural alternatives I can try for insomnia? I'm already on a lot of medication, so I don't want to be put on another one.
  • 7 days ago

    Recently diagnosed

    Hello, I was recently diagnosed with ADHD and was prescribed 20 mg of Ritalin in the morning, and 10 mg at noon. It's helped a little bit, but I feel like my prescription could be stronger, which is why I'm going to talk to my doctor about it soon. What is the difference between Ritalin and Ritalin LA? What alternative OTC medicines or therapy can I also use along with the medication? Thank you for reading!
  • ADD

    I am 21 and having trouble finding out what type of doctor can/will prescribe my ADD medication, since I moved. Ideas?
  • 14 days ago

    Looking for opinions on my symptoms

    I work for a railroad and my sleep schedule is never the same.. I find my self always tired and low energy. I eat nutritious foods might take a B12 once in awhile... while at work I find myself standing and rocking with inpatients .. I also get anxious when reading books or anything with more then a few pages.. I use to take adhd meds in middle school but stopped.. I'm affraid to seek professional help due to them thinking all I want is a script.. Any suggestions
  • 1 month ago

    Working in the office with ADHD

    So I'm working in the office and I can't focus on anything. I know I need help but I'm also moving so much and can't get referred. Does anyone know any over the counter focus medication? I desperately need it, thanks.
  • 1 month ago

    ADHD child

    I have a homeschooled 14 year old boy. He has difficulty in completing his school work; he frequently says he cannot focus. He will often proceed very slowly. He is forgetful in other ways as well. My wife thinks he might have ADD or ADHD. She had ADHD and might be more prone to think our child has it while I might be biased in the other direction. His lack of focus on his school work is, in my opinion, his only symptom. He is, and has always been a very well behaved child. He is very emphatheic....
  • 1 month ago

    Help!

    Hi all i have a nine year old who has recently been diagnosed with add its took me five years to get this but for the past 5 years he has been like jeckle and hyde hes crying like a two year old one min and then very aggressive the next he has caused a few family members harm including my self for just asking him to do the simple of task such as brush his teeth i was just wondering does anyone elses child with add have the same problem or is this just mine as i am losing the will to live