If you experience inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might be to blame. At Sunstate Medical Associates in Lake Mary, Florida, the experienced internal medicine physicians diagnose and treat ADHD to improve focus and your quality of life. Call the office and speak with a friendly team member today or book online.
ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is a disease that often appears during childhood, but it affects adults too. Common characteristics of the disorder include hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsive behavior. AHDH can negatively affect work performance and relationships with other people. Treatment often improves your quality of life.
Common signs and symptoms of ADHD are:
ADHD might make completing everyday tasks and performing well at work difficult. Simple treatments help you achieve success and thrive in life.
The cause of ADHD isn’t known, but certain factors might increase your risk of having it. Examples include family history of ADHD, maternal drug or alcohol use, smoking during pregnancy, premature birth, and environmental toxin exposure.
While there is no specific test for ADHD, your primary care doctor can diagnose it after asking questions about your behavioral characteristics. If ADHD signs and symptoms negatively affect you or a family member’s quality of life, the Sunstate Medical Associates team offers effective, evidence-based treatments.
To diminish symptoms of ADHD and help you thrive in any environment, your doctor might recommend:
Medications designed for ADHD help you focus and reduce hyperactivity or impulsive behavior. Your provider discusses the pros and cons of ADHD medication to make sure it’s the right for you.
ADHD behavioral therapy for adults might include an array of counseling sessions. During behavioral therapy sessions, you learn behavior-changing strategies, such as setting regular daily routines and other healthy lifestyle habits.
Don’t let ADHD negatively affect you or a loved one when simple treatments are available at Sunstate Medical Associates. Call the office to speak with a friendly team member or book online to find out which solution is right for you.