ADHD & ADD Doctors Tomball
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (AHDD) is a development and behavioral disorder. People who have ADHD have a difficult time paying attention combined with other persistent problems such as hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. It is common in both children and adults; however, it is generally diagnosed in children.
ADHD generally starts in early childhood and continues into adulthood. Children who have ADHD may be more active or impulsive, and these behaviors can problem in learning, friendships, and behavior. While some symptoms may decrease in adults (for example, hyperactivity), some adults will continue to struggle with impulsiveness, restlessness, and difficulty paying attention may continue.
Adults with ADHD may have difficulty concentrating, remembering details and information, prioritizing tasks, and completing work in a timely manner. These symptoms can manifest in many ways, including chronic procrastination, poor time management, mood swings, low self-esteem and can even lead to problems at work and in relationships.
ADD is a now-outdated term that is typically used to describe inattentive-type ADHD, which symptoms include disorganization, lack of focus, and forgetfulness.
Common Sympthoms of ADHD
People who have ADHD will have six or more of the following symptoms:
- Difficulty paying attention and keeping attention on school, work, and home activities
- Difficulty following instructions
- Difficulty organizing things
- Poor time management and planning skills
- Easily distracted
- Lacks attention to details
- Low frustration tolerance
- Fidgety and cannot stay seated
- Difficulty coping with stress
- Frequent mood swings and hot-tempered
- Excessive activity or restlessness
Some coexisting conditions occur along with ADHD and make treatment more challenging, including mood and anxiety disorders and learning disabilities.
Diagnosis & Treatment for ADHD
At TrendHealth Clinic, our experienced ADHD providers in Tomball will be able to diagnose ADHD after gathering more information about a person’s behavior. Generally, they will look for behavior that:
- Is atypical for the person’s age.
- Has negatively impacted a person’s ability to function at home, school, or in social settings
- Includes six of the above symptoms for at least six months
Based on your symptoms, our ADHD and ADD provider will suggest treatment, which often include:
When to Visit TrendHealth Clinics
TrendHealth Clinics can diagnose, treat, and help monitor both child and adult ADHD symptoms. Visit one of our ADHD doctors in Tomball if:
- If you or your child displays six of the above symptoms for at least six months
- Symptoms interfere with daily functioning at school, home, work, or in social settings
To help diagnose ADHD in a patient, we do the following: perform a physical exam and review medical and family history, gather information and administer psychological tests (for example, completing a checklist of symptoms or a behavior rating scale). Based on your symptoms and our findings, we will suggest treatment that is right for you.
We recommend a patient with ADHD visit our caregiving team regularly to see if medication is working, still necessary, or if new medication or other treatments are necessary. We can help you or your child live with ADHD so that daily living functions are easier to manage and perform.
Call or Schedule an Appointment with TrendHealth Clinic
You can make an appointment with TrendHealth Clinic by doing one of the following:
Call us at 346-246-3424 to speak with one of our care managers who will be happy to schedule an appointment with one of our healthcare providers. We often have same-day and next-day appointments available.
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