Being Tested or Diagnosed for ADHD ADD – Public School Psychologist / Counselor

When I was in third grade my teacher was concerned about my progress and recommended that I be tested for ADHD.  I go to public school so there was a psychologist / counselor on staff that was able to do the screening for ADHD.  The test was basically a series of problems that I had to solve and questions I had to answer that measured my ability to focus and concentrate.  He was very knowledgeable and seemed to
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Finding the Right ADHD Medication / Drugs – Ritalin, Metadate, Adderall, Daytrana Patch Review

After my testing and diagnosis I was referred to a pediatrician who specialized in medication and treatment for ADHD symptoms.  Dr. Reece examined me and looked at the report from the testing and agreed with the diagnosis.  He put me at ease and explained to me and my parents how the different medications worked. We agreed that it would be best to begin with a smaller dosage of medication and increase it if neces
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Flaxseed Oil,Primrose Oil, Fish Oil for ADHD or ADD treatment therapy diet

Many children with ADHD are deficient in Omega oils (or essential fatty acids). This deficiency has been shown to decrease a persons ability to concentrate or focus, cause fatigue, affect memory and produce mood swings or depression. FLAX SEED OIL is a good source of Omega oil and when added properly to a diet can correct this deficiency.  Omega oils are beneficial in many other areas as well and are a good additi
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Getting off of ADHD ADD Medication – How I deal with Attention Deficit without Medication

I am now 14 years old and making all A’s and B’s in school.  I have my own graphics business and am saving for college.  I build websites (normally two at the same time – Ha Ha) and I love tennis. When I entered 9th grade I was still on the Daytrana patch.  I felt like it helped me academically but sort of held me back socially.  I wanted to feel myself and was willing to work hard and stay d
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