(frequently asked questions)
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Does ADHD affect your job/future?
ADHD may affect a job or future if it goes untreated.
When you have ADHD do you have to have a special job?
No, you dont have to have a special job, but the jobs may be limited if you go untreated.
Are there different stages of ADHD?
No, there arent different stages but there are different degrees.
What part of the brain does ADHD affect?
ADHD affects the parts of the brain that control emotions and activities.
Which is more serious ADD or ADHD?
ADHD is considered more serious because ADHD goes one step farther than ADD and that step is hyperactivity.
Is ADHD genetic?
Yes ADHD is genetic.
What is different in your body when you have ADHD?
Your brain chemistry is different particularly in your emotional and activity controlling section of your brain.
What are some different medications for ADHD?
Some different medications for ADHD are Antidepressants: Tofranil, Norpramin, Pamelor, Ritalin, Amphetamean (speed), Adderal, Clodindine, Welbutrin.
Can the AD half of ADHD be worse than the HD half?
Yes, the Attention Deficit half of ADHD can be worse than the Hyperactivity half and vice versa.
Can you grow out of ADHD?
No, it is not possible for a person to grow out of ADHD. ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that affects an individuals life span.
Do things such as excessive sugar intake, food additives, excessive viewing of television, poor child management by parents, or social and environmental factors such as poverty or family chaos cause ADD or AD/HD?
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