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  • 12 days ago

    Please help.

    Hello! I am a junior in high school right now. I've always had trouble focusing on whatever anyone would say and can't understand direction until reading it slowly over and over again. I also daydream uncontrollably- sometimes to the extent of wasting 2-3 hours in one time doing so. In around 5thgrade, I would regularly sleep at around 12 am doing homework because I just could not focus. I would also keep bugging my friends to teach me what the teacher just taught because I could not focus....
  • 18 days ago

    ADHD

    My little girl his nine yrs old. Even though she's my step daughter I class her has mine. Not to long ago my girlfriend and I split up but when I was at home I noticed things that wasn't right in my little girl she's very angry she doesn't listen to anything we tell her she can't sit still and focus on one thing. If she does it's for a short period of time then she stops, she can't sit still at all and I mean at all she shouts a lot laughs really loud when you explain....
  • 1 month ago

    Ocular Tics in Child

    Hello, my son is 10 years old and he has been diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 8. He is not on any medication and does okay in school. He does get very emotional very easily and does things impulsively that can be dangerous but for the most part he is a young boy who is full of love. Around April of this year, he has started getting some tics in his eyes. They happen periodically anytime of the day and increases drastically when he's doing math/ thinking hard or sleepy . His eyes open wide,....
  • 1 month ago

    Anxiety

    Last week, for the first time ever, I went to speak with a councilor at my college. I am 30, a FT (returning) student and FT manager and am feeling overwhelmed in my last semester before graduation. I have been throwing up when I wake up on busy days for nearly a year. I have panic attacks about twice a month which numb my face and blur my hearing. I believe that most of my anxiety is related to untreated ADD. My parents did not believe in it and ignored and were insulted by teacher conferences where....
  • 2 months ago

    Homosexuality

    Hi. Am mohammed. 20 years old. I wanna ask a question about homosexuality. Is there a cure for it? Am gay. I've known this since i was 7 years old. I know it's not a mental illness anymore and they don't treat u as a patient. But there might be a cure for it?! I've seen lots of doctors. Lots of psychiatrists. They're saying there's no cure for it!! Thx
  • 2 months ago

    A Closer Look at E-Therapy

    E-therapy is a great option when you can't afford a traditional therapist, you feel uncomfortable discussing certain issues in person, or you can't find qualified help in your area. How does e-therapy work? Is it effective? What are the pros and cons? Learn more here: http://wb.md/2guFBFj

  • 3 months ago

    ADHD

    Just wondering what the starting dosage of Ritalin is for 7 year old that weight 60 pounds?
  • 3 months ago

    Upset about my child

    My daughter has been diagnosed with ADHD. I watched a video with Dr. Russel Barkley and found it very upsetting! Understanding how severe this problem is. Pediatric dr made light of it. Even psychologist didn't make it sound that bad. I am upset and overwhelmed and very sad.
  • 3 months ago

    ADHD or Something Else?

    Hello. I am 16, going on 17, and I've been diagnosed with ADHD since I was 5 years old. My mother has it and my grandfather on her side does too. My mother has a more concentrated form of it, but there are a lot of things she doesn't understand when it comes to mine when I try to explain. I was wondering if what I notice is still ADHD or if it is something else. I've tried looking it up, but you know the internet. Type in any symptoms and it turns out I have cancer and 53 other diseases....
  • Focalin xr/ safety

    My son mother has put him on focalin xr for two years now. He started at 5mg and gradually bump him up to 20mg. There are days where the meds hit him really hard and days where it really doesn't. He won't eat sometimes in till the meds were off and he does not want to do anything thru out the day. Im worried he will lose lots of weight and just get sick or something... My question is ... Is it ok for him to miss a dosage or two on weekends or non schools days?? So that I can bring his weight....