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1 0 5 days ago
my grandson is almost 6. he has ADHD and takes 5 mg Adderall in the morning befor school. he takes two 1 mg pills of quanfacine at night .he does pretty good until bedtime 7:30. then he is hungry ( so we feed him) then put him to bed . he can t seem to wind down to go to sleep. Lately it s been...
1 0 Sun, 4 Feb 2018
My adult son has been diagnosed with ASD, ADHD,NLD, OCD and Psychotic-disorder-NOS and he has been treated by a few Antipsychotic medication, etc but continues hearing voices or having a delusion episode. Would there be a treatment center in Canada or ? if it does, what would be the cost and the...
1 0 Sun, 3 Dec 2017
My step granddaughter is 6 yrs old and I am wondering if she has adhd. She is in first grade and is having trouble reading. She loses her attention on basic daily life goals like brushing her teeth, doing homework. It has to be totally quiet for her to do homework or she gets off track. She also...
1 0 Thu, 12 Oct 2017
I take 60 mg of vyvanse daily, my doctor has told me using hydroxycut isn t safe because it does what vyvanse does, i was curious as to what ingredient/s in the two make this harmful? Also if I were to use something with more natural ingredients such as green tea fat burner , would that be safe?
37 1 Thu, 3 Aug 2017
About 3ish, 4 days ago, my tooth brush slipped and jabbed my bottom gum Line right in the middle. There is a small blister looking bubble. Can I rinse with warm water and salt? And would this cause a slight numbness on the bottom lip infront of said gums? Thanks, Amanda.
1 0 Wed, 26 Jul 2017
My son is 9years old and was forced out of his school last year he now attends a private alternative school Wordsworth Academy after I was forced to send him to partial hospitalization at Horsham Clinic for 2week where they diagnosed him with adjustment dysorder ,which I believe was just to say...
2 1 Wed, 12 Jul 2017
My son is 15years old.I think he is having ADHD problem.I am worried about his behavioural issues.He behaves very aggressively with me,(Mom)and his sister.He is totally against his dad.Kindly help me.I am more worried about him as behaviour problems may not allow him to come up well in the society.
13 1 Wed, 28 Jun 2017
my son has a growth hornmone deficiency and is also been diagnosed with ADHD, He is currently getting a shot of nutropin (1.6) nightly and takes 10 mg/2 x daily of Adderall and 40 mg daily of strattera....do these meds work well together... i have noticed everytime they up the dosage on his...
2 1 Tue, 27 Jun 2017
There is a young 8-year-old boy I to whom I am the Godfather. He has tremendous issues behaviorally and ADD and he has threatened suicide –– even murder. I studied a program on YouTube titled, The Dangerous Few and I am going to contact one of the Doctors or clinics interviewed therein. They did...
2 1 Tue, 27 Jun 2017
My 2 and a half year old son has been diagnosed with severe ADHD. He is very defiant and throws constant tantrums. He is delayed in speech and gets very angry easily. He throws his toys and hits my husband and I when he s upset. If we bring him in public he has a meltdown 90% of the time. He will...
51 1 Wed, 7 Jun 2017
my son has autism, and I cover him on my insurance, his mother providers had billed my insurance for Cognitive testing for several months and most were for several days in a row, why would autism require so much daily cognitive testing, what would the benefit be?
2 1 Wed, 19 Apr 2017
I just found out im pregnant and have adhd and take a low dose of Adderall; only 10mg daily. when I thought I was pregnant before and went off the Adderall, I cannot function either at home or at my job. can I take the low dosage of 10mg while pregnant or is there something safer I can take? I...
7 1 Tue, 24 Jan 2017
i was diagnosed with adhd recently.my main symptoms were feeling uncomfortable in class.a sense of tension in my body and chest,lots of daydreaming and trouble with consistent attention.i also have a very difficult time falling asleep since my mind dost want to shut down....but i m beginning to...
15 1 Tue, 8 Nov 2016
My child is 8 yrs old. Her father left when I was pregnant. She has never seen him nor knows his name. I dated a man from the time she was about 18 months old until she was 5 yrs old. For the last 3 years I have had a very difficult time with her behavior. But it has been off and on. She will go...
83 1 Wed, 2 Nov 2016
I am 78. All my life I ve been aware that I am ADD. I never understood why others with ADD seemed to be able to accomplish more than I have. I now have self-diagnosed myself as ADHD-PI. I want to live my remaining years finally as I should have been able all my life. I take Carvedilol for the...
17 1 Wed, 2 Nov 2016
MY DAUGHTER 13 YEARS OLD HAS LOST INTEREST IN STUDIES AND SCORES VERY LOW MARKS. SHE IS ADAMANT AND BECOMES ANGRY VERY FAST. SHE DOESNT LISTEN TO HER PARENTS. CONSTANTLY GETTING COMPLAINTS FROM TEACHERS. WHAT MAY BE THE REASON. KINDLY SUGGEST SOME GOOD DOCTOR IN CHENNAI INDIA
17 1 Fri, 28 Oct 2016
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... I am a 52 year old female and recently was diagnosed with life-long untreated ADHD. I was prescribed 20mg Adderal xr once daily and have been taking it for about 4 months. I have been thrilled with the difference it...
13 2 Tue, 18 Oct 2016
my daughter has NF1 and also has ADHD. takes a 15mg focalin xr am and noon and at 4pm takes 10mg focalin xr, and a 50mg trazadone at bed, she is 6. her mood swings have been very severe and is not sleeping. could the mood swings be caused from the meds or the NF
37 1 Wed, 12 Oct 2016
My 9 year old daughters been diagnosed with bipolar ADHD...prior to diagnosis shed had PTSD diagnosed due to family separation, divorce and temp move to live with grandfather. Since moving back home with me and her sisters, visitation with father she has been transferred from home school as...
34 1 Wed, 12 Oct 2016
Hi doctor, I am at present employed overseas ,after a gap of nearly 20 years I have opted to go for a job ,as I was self employed during the said period.I had a lot of trouble accomodating myself in the job..and i had refused many promotion offer from my boss as i did not feel good to carry on...
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