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Short attention span, difficulty concentrating. Taken Adderall. Can you help?

I have had hard time staying focused on attention span is very short. I start several projects but get bored and move on to the next one. I can t even watch a movie. I get up and down and piddle with other things.i don t concentrate like I should at work and find myself sleepy all the time. My children take aderall so I tried one. They commented to me that I seem calm and not bouncing all over the place. Can u help?
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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welcome to health care magic

According to the symptoms given by you, you could be having some sort of anxiety disorder or even depressive episode as these symptoms (difficulty concentrating/attention) are common in these conditions. There is also a possibility of Adult ADHD but that diagnosis rests on detailed evaluation by a psychiatrist. I advise you to stop taking adderall on your own as it is associated with significant side effects. Consult a psychiatrist for proper diagnosis and management.

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Answered: Sun, 13 Jan 2013
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