The main symptoms of ADHD include inattention, distractibility, and impulsivity. In most cases of adult ADHD, these symptoms are present in childhood but don’t become problematic until adulthood. ADHD affects 4.4% of adults.
ADD symptoms and treatment deals primarily with the problem area of inattention. ADD is the abbreviation for Attention Deficit Disorder. ADHD symptoms and treatment deals with hyperactivity and impulsiveness in addition to inattention. ADHD is the abbreviation for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Treatment For Attention Deficit Disorder Symptoms
Attention deficit disorder symptoms treatment with psychostimulants (Adderall, Vyvanse, Concerta, Ritalin, etc.) produces significant improvement in 85 to 90% of patients. This rate of improvement is superior to any other treatments. Dr. Hege provides details at his webpage about symptoms and medication treatments of ADD and ADHD. Information About Atlanta Psychiatrist, Dr. Darvin Hege Numerous other psychiatric conditions have coexisting and overlapping ADD symptoms. Treatment for those other conditions that includes treatment for ADD and ADHD result in additional benefits. Depression symptoms treatment, bipolar symptoms treatment, OCD symptoms treatment, and autism symptoms treatment that include ADD symptoms treatment frequently provides much benefit for patients with these combined disorders. I frequently see patients who have been treated unsuccessfully for years for depression, anxiety or bipolar. When their ADD/ADHD is effectively treated, often their depression and anxiety improves. Frequently we can reduce or stop medications for these other conditions over time.
If you would like relief of your ADD/ADHD symptoms, call Dr. Hege today at 770-458-0007.