ADHD
View All 23 Treatments
Answers
FoundHealth is a place where people share their treatment experiences. See what has been tried, prescribed, and recommended.
Want Answers? Ask Question
Top Contributor This Month
Molly Hartle
Researcher
291 contributions
I am fascinated by mental health issues.

Other Contributors
socmom
7 contributions

thedoctor
1 contributions

askAsk

ADHD Answers

Has anyone ever studied the long-term effects of stimulation medications on the brain?

Asked 6 years ago | 3 answers | 0 found this useful
Keith_mcclure
Keith_mcclure answered:

I agree I have been on the dex sinc grad 4 now I'm a22 I can't go any were it fucks my head right up and bs drug use I have seen plenty of ppl with out them have drug prop why do u need a drug prop on...

Should allergy testing be part of an ADHD diagnosis?

Asked 6 years ago | 3 answers | 0 found this useful
shulaatlanta
shulaatlanta answered:

While allergy testing may uncover allergies -- or at least the classical IgE allergies -- it is important to remember that those additives eliminated on the Feingold Diet generally do not involve an...

What are some suggestions for coping ith adult add adhd?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
stellarscribe
stellarscribe answered:

ADHD at any age is stressful and challenging. With ADHD, life is inevitably difficult, and the rammifications can be felt in all domains: work, school, relationships, finances, and the home. There is...

What specific types of yoga help treat the symptoms of adhd?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
stellarscribe
stellarscribe answered:

Hi, First off, yoga is a wonderful tool for the symptoms of adhd. Deep breathing helps to clear the mind and focus on the now. Specifically, I find kundalini yoga to be very meditative, as it...

Can someone recommend a diet plan for adhd?

Asked 6 years ago | 4 answers | 0 found this useful
betternaturalhealing

Sorry about lapse in seeing your comments. I have based this on a research mentioned in a paper by Terry Lemerond, and on a formula by Dr. R. Schulze. Combining them gave very effective results in...

How does yoga as a treatment for adult adhd inattentive type work?

Asked 6 years ago | 2 answers | 0 found this useful
madiha_buttercup

@ rita sharma: any other yoga poses for better concentration??

Is over-focusing a symptom of ADHD?

Asked 6 years ago | 2 answers | 0 found this useful
Selene Mathew
Selene Mathew answered:

Poor organizational skills, inability to focus or priorities, continually losing or misplacing things, forgetfulness, restlessness and edginess, difficulty keeping quiet and speaking out of turn,...

What are some of the obscure symptoms of adhd?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
sshowalter
sshowalter answered:

ADHD can manifest itself in very different ways. Everyone, adults and children alike, occasionally forget things, go through periods where they find it difficult to concentrate, and can even become...

Back-to-school excitability or ADHD?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
medstudent
medstudent answered:

The beginning of school usually represents a time for change in the lives of both children and adults. Thus, it’s not uncommon for people to exhibit ADHD-like symptoms such as excitability, an...

Is Ritalin a carcinogenic?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 1 found this useful
medstudent
medstudent answered:

Methylphenidate—the prime ingredient in Ritalin—has shown to cause cancer in laboratory animals although researchers have been reluctant to extend these findings to human beings. However, a 2005 study...

I just heard about an upcoming online expo for ADHD. Does anyone know when it is?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
MargieB
MargieB answered:

Yes. The ADHD Awareness Expo is scheduled to take place next week, September 12–18. Organized by Tara McGillicuddy and Dr. Rory F. Stern, the expo will provide information on the latest advancements...

Does ADHD have an awareness week?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
MargieB
MargieB answered:

As a matter of fact it does. ADHD Awareness Week is September 13–17. Backed by four leading national organizations—ADHD Coaches Organization, Attention Deficit Disorder Association, ADDitudemagazine...

Can a chiropractor treat ADHD?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
writeaway
writeaway answered:

The answer is “yes.” According to the American Chiropractic Association, anything affecting postural muscles can affect brain development. Muscular skeletal imbalance can also affect the brain....

What is “nature-deficit disorder” and does it have anything to do with ADHD?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
Molly Hartle
Molly Hartle answered:

Richard Louv first coined the phrase “nature-deficit disorder” in his book Last Child in the Woods in 2005. In it, Louv links children’s attention problems to a decrease in the amount of time spent...

Can stimulation medications cause a child to develop tics?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
medstudent
medstudent answered:

Yes. Tics are among the side effects of medications such as Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall (amphetamine) along with an increase risk of heart failure, seizures, nervousness, insomnia,...

I understand that Ritalin is available in both short- and long-acting formula. Which is better?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
medstudent
medstudent answered:

Both formulas are effective. However, formulas such as Concerta that only need to be taken once a day are less likely to result in withdrawal symptoms throughout the day and are easier to administer.

What stimulant medications are approved for adults?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
pfrancis55
pfrancis55 answered:

Common drugs used to treat adult ADHD include Ritalin (methylphenidate), Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine), Desoxyn (methamphetamine), and Adderall (a mixture of methamphetamine and dextroamphetamine).

What are the telltale signs of ADHD in adults?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
pfrancis55
pfrancis55 answered:

Lack of organizational skills, procrastination and the inability to keep appointments are some of the telltale signs of adult ADHD. Adults with ADHD are also more likely to experience job loss,...

Could my son’s ADHD symptoms be associated with my husband’s job loss?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
Joyteach
Joyteach answered:

Family upset is a common reason for children to act out. Sudden changes such as a parent’s job loss, divorce or death affect kids deeply.

What about ADHD teens and driving?

Asked 6 years ago | 1 answer | 0 found this useful
Joyteach
Joyteach answered:

Adolescents with ADHD are more likely to take risks than their counterpart. In terms of driving, ADHD teens are involved in four times as many traffic accidents as their peers.

 
Share