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What Is Strattera?

A: Strattera (Atomoxetine HCl) is a medication that is commonly prescribed for people who have been diagnosed with attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity. Unlike Ritalin, it is a non-stimulant. Strattera is to help you with your ADHD, it helps with suicidal thoughts, and other dumb things you might think about doing. ADHD is something when you act more immature then other people....


Ways to Overcome ADD ADHD Substance Abuse

A: Substance Abuse and the Dangers of Self-Medicating for ADD ADHD ADD ADHH substance abuse might seem like a jumbled mishmash of terms but if youíre reading this, youíre probably interested in how they relate and how common it is for these conditions to overlap and occur simultaneously. It is not uncommon at all for a person with ADD or ADHD to have issues with alcohol, drugs, or both. Perhaps you already know this from firsthand experience or suspect it in yourself or a loved one. In some instances, the substance abuse resulted from the ADD or ADHD personís attempt to self-medicate in order to find relief from most common symptoms of ADHD in adults. The low self-esteem resulting from an inability to compete a task might diminish once a person has taken any sort of mind altering substance....


What are the side effects of using methamphetamine?

A: Methamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant that is used for the treatment of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder and for obesity. The most common side effects of methamphetamine are diarrhea, constipation, dry mouth, dizziness, exaggerated sense of well-being, insomnia, increased blood pressure and heart rate, palpitations, and loss of libido or sexual desire. More serious heart problems, psychiatric disturbances including bipolar and manic episodes, growth suppression, seizures, and visual changes have occurred. This is not a complete list of the side effects associated with methamphetamine. For more specific information, consult with your doctor or pharmacist for...


What is wrong with me?? Please help? Am i diabetic?

A: I have had diabetes for 12 years and know a lot of the symptoms *extreme thirst *You have to pee a lot *tiredness *Loss of appetite *You can also be really hungry *Weight loss If you want you can go to the Docter and get it checked, its an easy, simple test. You may also be hypoglycemic, Or you may just need more carbohydrates, and energy You should really have a doctor diagnose you. If you do annual checkups, tell the doctor your problem. It may not be serious, but it''s good to find out early if it is. Avoid sugar and high amounts of carbohydrates. Eat balanced meals with whole grains at regular times. Losing weight helps control diabetes. Check your blood sugar. um not sure but u should check if any of ur family member r diabetic because diabeties in also hereditary. I would guess its...


What Are the Side Effects of Methylin?

A: A prescription oral medication, Methylin contains the medication methylphenidate hydrochloride. Despite its effectiveness in the treatment of narcolepsy and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, Methylin poses a risk for side effects in some patients.Types of Side EffectsThe most common side effects of Methylin are insomnia and nervousness. Other side effects include skin rashes, loss of appetite, dizziness, nausea, hear palpitations, headaches and drowsiness....


Dealing with both husband with ADD & teenager with ADHD...Help?

A: Hi Smystic57,    I can hear the desperation in your voice! It''s not easy living with ADHD family members! To answer your questions-   You mention that your husband is doing well without meds. But yet, you''re having problems dealing with him. Do you feel he''s doing well without meds? Is he getting any kind of help for his ADHD? I''m guessing that his ADHD is still getting in his- and your- way, thus causing lots of stress in your marriage and family. I''m wondering if he''s seeing this, too and if he''d be open to getting some help with it, through seeing a counselor for himself and/or considering a few sessions with a marital therapist to help you both. When ADD is in the mix, there is often a lot of stress. Add a child or two with ADD and well...you know how hard...


My 3 in a half year old grandson is very hiper and sometimes a little agressive.with mood swings.

A: Pam   Thank you for your question and welcome to ADHDCentral.com.   I am not a medical professional and would not be able to give you medical advice. However, I can share some of what I have learned from speaking with parents of children with ADHD, having raised a son with ADHD and bipolar and speaking with medical professionals.   You don''t mention whether your grandson has been diagnosed with ADHD. You also don''t mention whether the parents are involved with your grandson and if so, whether they are also concerned with some of his behaviors.   ADHD has been diagnosed in children as young as 3, however, many doctors are reluctant to diagnose in a child that young because each child develops at a different rate and many of the symptoms of ADHD can be...


What is the generic name for Desoxyn, and what does it contain?

A: Desoxyn is methamphetamine. It is primarily prescribed as treatment for attention deficit disorder (ADD) with hyperactivity. It is also sometimes prescribed as treatment for narcolepsy. Dexosyn comes in 3 strengths...5, 10, and 15 mg of methamphetamine. peace, fire...


What Is Diet Therapy?

A: Diet therapy is a broad term for the practical application of nutrition as a preventative or corrective treatment of disease. This usually involves the modification of an existing dietary lifestyle to promote optimum health. However, in some cases, an alternative dietary lifestyle plan may be developed for the purpose of eliminating certain foods in order to reclaim health. For example, the latter kind of diet therapy is often recommended for those who suffer from allergies, including those that are not food-related. Elimination diet therapy is often found to be helpful in improving symptoms associated with attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity in children. There are also a number...


What Are the Most Common Chamomile Effects?

A: The most positive chamomile effects include sedation and bolstered immunity against infections, while the most negative chamomile effects include rash and possible difficulty breathing. The tranquilizing properties of chamomile allow it to be used to quiet colicky babies and to put to rest those with insomnia and restlessness. People suffering from hyperactivity, attention deficit disorder, and anxiety might also find relaxation and focus through chamomile. The herbís calming power, however, is not just emotional and mental; physically, it can cool down stomach problems, tissue inflammation, and skin flare-ups like psoriasis. Travelers gravitate toward chamomile supplements to reduce jet...

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