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  • 1Adult ADHD?I am depressed,concentration is lacking,memory is poor,fits of anxiety,etc.?

    I've done some research and after reading the symtoms I believe that I have all of them.I'm now at a crisis point having lost my current job with looming responsibilities as a single parent.Running away or ending it all sometimes seem like the only alternative.Could someone please help.

  • 2Low thyroid-poor concentration?

    Im in Eltroxin to treat my thyroid . The symptoms have not disappeared, and since I'm currently in college, my doctor informed me that I had difficulty concentrating and socializing . I've done some research on low thyroid and, unfortunately , can cause side effects such as dyslexia and ADD ... so that would explain my recent failure in my courses . I have been taking concerta, with the dose of 54 mg . What is a fairly high dose . I take my medication at around 8 am , and it takes about an hour for the effect to take place. It only lasts a couple of hours I think, and also gives me worse anxiety. I sit on the edge , severe insomnia , and just does nothing for my attention span . I guess even take this medicine with my thyroid medication ? Another recent update of my

  • 3Poor concentration as a symptom of depression?

    when they say that lack of concentration is a symptom of depression are mostly refers to a type of cognitive impairment or are reffering to the lack of concentration due to constant thoughts ?

  • 4Lost of memory, sever hair loss and concentration?

    Rapid hair loss (body, face and scalp) , I am losing on daily basis, decreased memory, specially short term memory and low concentration to the point that I can’t make a normal conversation without making several pause to look for words to complete my sentences. Other symptoms are depression, low energy, anxiety and once I lose hair on one area, I see white spot remain on my skin. What is happening to me? What I should be doing?

  • 5Adult diagnosis of ADHD in men...?

    Curious here . Is it common for a man to be diagnosed with ADHD in adulthood ( at age 32) ? And if so , what kind of doctor would be to make the diagnosis ? A counselor ? A counselor with a doctorate ? Or a different document ? A couple of years ago , my husband and I were having terrible problems . He physically threw me in some walls of our house during a fight , and the court ordered him to go to therapy . The counselor went to prescribed Celexa , an antidepressant , and also said he has ADHD . Is there anything I can ADHD

  • 6Adult onset ADD or ADHD?

    Can an adult with no prior signs or symptoms develop ADD?

  • 7I strongly believe I have adult ADHD?, but am i imposing on the doctor?

    i wrote a detailed description on page 2 of my symptoms . im set up an appointment with a psychiatrist , and I hope it goes well. Im really want to try adderall or concerta, I think you can get a lot of relief , but im afraid that I can set a different course with antidepressants , confusing my symptoms as depression or other disorders . Im 23 and have been on zoloft since I was 13 years after he was hospitalized , put me in a school of emotional behavior , then an alternative school later in high school . Never formally tested or inspected for ADHD . I do not want to impose on the doctor or to suspect him im trying to get a prescribtion for abuse. good idea is just asking ? I tried a non-stimulant Straterra at the time , but I could not tolerate the side effects for more than a few days , gave me urinary problems .

  • 8I strongly believe I have adult ADHD?, but am i imposing on the doctor?

    i wrote a detailed description on page 2 of my symptoms . im set up an appointment with a psychiatrist , and I hope it goes well. Im really want to try adderall or concerta, I think you can get a lot of relief , but im afraid that I can set a different course with antidepressants , confusing my symptoms as depression or other disorders . Im 23 and have been on zoloft since I was 13 years after he was hospitalized , put me in a school of emotional behavior , then an alternative school later in high school . Never formally tested or inspected for ADHD . I do not want to impose on the doctor or to suspect him im trying to get a prescribtion for abuse. good idea is just asking ? I tried a non-stimulant Straterra at the time , but I could not tolerate the side effects for more than a few days , gave me urinary problems

  • 9What is the process a general physician would use to diagnose adult ADHD?

    I'm have an appointment with my primary care physician to be screened for adult ADHD. Does anyone know what he will do in order to test and diagnose me?

  • 10Behavior modifications/adaption to implement for an Adult with diagnosed ADHD?

    Hello , I was wondering if someone could tell me any of the techniques used for ADHD in adults with together with drug therapy . I am a 27 year old with a clinical diagnosis of ADHD . Before having my son (who will be one in June ) my my current recommendation is to take 25 mg of Straterra daily . I 'm not big on the use of medications unless absolutely necessary and is there any cognitive or behavioral adaptation that can be used to help improve my ADHD . I'm about to finish my degree in psychology , so do not be afraid to use clinical terminology .

  • 11Anxiety and memory problems?

    I have an anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder and obsessive intrusive thoughts and I've been struggling for a while now thankfully has gone much better than it was . My question is a little silly , but I've been watching this show for two weeks and I know the names of the characters very well . Out of nowhere I forgot one of the main characters' names and could not think of it for the life of me . When I tried to remember the name of it felt like my brain is broken and the name was getting more out of my reach . Is that

  • 12When will my anxiety dizziness and memory loss go away?

    I went to the doctors they said I have depression anxiety she put me on a low dose medication called celexa and I took half a pill for three days then I started having major anxiety my heart would race my pupils got big I was sweating I started forgetting where I was or who I was dizziness and thinking I'm going to die so my doctor said stop taking it. It's like a bad high feeling that wont go away. I haven't left the house ever since its been 5days when will my body go back to normal so I can live my life again?