ADHD FAQ - Questions & Answers

34 Questions
Last Updated: January 14th, 2018

What struggles do people with ADHD face?

Answers: 69 | Last Answer: January 14th, 2018

How often do you have difficulty concentrating on what people say to you, even when they are speaking to you directly?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: January 9th, 2018

I can’t seem to ever concentrate. My friend says Adderall helps him concentrate. How do I find out if it’s a good option for me?

Answers: 49 | Last Answer: January 7th, 2018

Can you be started on medication for add/adhd as an adult or does that need to start as a child?

Answers: 4 | Last Answer: January 6th, 2018

What other kinds of treatments besides medication are available for children with A.D.H.D.?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: December 19th, 2017

What are the treatments for ADHD and how will I know if the treatments are working?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: December 19th, 2017

I'm 14 and pretty much positive that I have ADHD and pretty sure I'm depressed as a result. I've been missing school now and my parents just don't have a clue why. How do I mention it?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: December 15th, 2017

Can you prevent ADHD?

Answers: 4 | Last Answer: December 12th, 2017

Where can I find support and more resources to help me understand ADHD?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: November 26th, 2017

How do I get tested for ADD when my parents don't believe I have it?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: November 12th, 2017

Does ADHD make a person violent?

Answers: 3 | Last Answer: August 24th, 2017

What do you do to cope with ADD and ADHD?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: July 31st, 2017

What does ADD stand for?

Answers: 5 | Last Answer: July 4th, 2017

What are some symptoms of ADHD?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: July 3rd, 2017

What is Executive Function Disorder (EFD) and what is it caused by?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: July 3rd, 2017

How do you know if you have ADHD?

Answers: 3 | Last Answer: July 3rd, 2017

How can I sleep well with ADHD?

Answers: 5 | Last Answer: June 26th, 2017

What is the difference between ADHD and ADD?

Answers: 4 | Last Answer: June 6th, 2017

Are there ways to cope with side effects of stimulant medications?

Answers: 4 | Last Answer: February 26th, 2017

Should I be ashamed of the fact that I have ADHD?

Answers: 5 | Last Answer: February 18th, 2017

What exactly causes ADHD?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: January 26th, 2017

My husband was given an ADD med as a child which made him extremely sick. What could be the reasoning behind this?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: November 8th, 2016

Can ADHD go away as I age?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: November 8th, 2016

How do you cure ADHD?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: October 24th, 2016

Does ADHD affect your intelligence?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: August 30th, 2016

How do I explain my diagnosis to my child, friends, and family?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

Do exercise, sleep, and diet make a difference in ADHD?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

What are the possible side effects of different ADHD medications?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

Does unattenttive ADHD symptoms get better with age?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

Can I avoid constant boredom and the danger of addiction to things that give me a kick?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

What can I do to help my child succeed in school dealing with ADHD symptoms?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

What types of therapy may help with someone with ADHD?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

How do I feel better without the use of medication for my ADHD?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

How ADHD similar to Bipolar?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970