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What Is Attention Deficit Disorder And How Can It Be Treated In Adults ?

yesterday i took a adhd pill after that i was doing old school work that i had found while i organized my room. i was focusing on exactly what i was doing and listening to people talk to me without loosing focus. could i be adhd? i have never been able to focus like that, in school i couldnt pay attention to the teacher, i was always being distracted by the littlest things, never organized, always loosing focus on what im doing, i cant listen to someone for long periods of time without day dreaming
Fri, 30 Mar 2012
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Occupational Therapist 's  Response
attention deficit disorder is problem in paying or sustaining attention. often they will be in fantasy world, forgetfulness. because of that many student are poor in scholastic skill. even though they are poor in academics, they have some ex-ordinary skill, may be good in any one of this skills,drawing, dancing, music,e.tc.
instead, of going for medicine. consult your occupational therapist, who will guide you towards attention enhancing activities.
thank you.
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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What is your age. You may have taken a psychostimulant which is usually known to cause increased attentivity, fast thinking, more energetic feeling etc. This is why you experienced the momentary stimulation. It would be best to avoid taking these amphetamines as they can be very dangerous for you heart, brain causing heart attacks and seizures. Avoid this medication. Kindly consult your Doctor if you develop any problems with your health.
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
Hello
Thanks for nice query
It is habit forming drugs ,try to avoid its use .Its benefits are temporary,harms are more.
Hope I have answered your question well to your satisfaction. Wish you speedy complete recovery at the earliest.


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What Is Attention Deficit Disorder And How Can It Be Treated In Adults ?

attention deficit disorder is problem in paying or sustaining attention. often they will be in fantasy world, forgetfulness. because of that many student are poor in scholastic skill. even though they are poor in academics, they have some ex-ordinary skill, may be good in any one of this skills,drawing, dancing, music,e.tc. instead, of going for medicine. consult your occupational therapist, who will guide you towards attention enhancing activities. thank you.