10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About ADHD in Children
Whether you're trying to find out if your child has ADHD, or they have already been diagnosed, there are questions that many parents have, including diagnosis, treatment, and managing schoolwork and day-to-day activities.
To get answers, you can talk about it with your child's doctor or other health care professional.
Many children with ADHD have other conditions, such as anxiety, depression, and conduct disorder. They may be taking medications for that, as well as ADHD.
Doctors typically start patients on one medication at a time. They will then monitor your child to see how they respond to the medication and manage any side effects that may occur. Then they can add another medication if the first choice is not effective, or to address symptoms of another disorder.
After the other health problem is stable,...