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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Treatment of Adult ADHD

1.What recommendations can I expect if I go to a psychologist, psychiatrist, or other professional for treatment of adult ADHD?
2.What treatments are best for adults with ADHD?
3.Aside from adult ADHD medications, what else can I do to reduce my ADHD symptoms? What about exercise and diet?
4.What are the side possible side effects of ADHD drugs?
5.Are there any herbal supplements or over-the-counter drugs to take or avoid if I take medication for ADHD?
6.Will adult ADHD treatment stigmatize me?
7.How long should adult ADHD treatments continue?
8.Where can I find emotional support for my family and for me?
9.Can I take medication for ADHD if I become pregnant?
10.Where can I find out about clinical trials I could participate in as an adult with ADHD?

 

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Reviewed by Patricia Quinn, MD on February 12, 2014
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