Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) makes it hard for you to focus, learn, or sit still. The condition is not limited to children; it often extends into adulthood. The providers at Amavi are well-versed in the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD. If you’re struggling with symptoms of ADHD, request an appointment by phone or schedule an appointment online.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder usually first diagnosed in childhood. It affects your ability to focus on a single task, control impulsive behaviors, or maintain attention. Symptoms may continue into adulthood and affect work and relationships.
Some people may not have ADHD diagnosed until they’re adults but find that the diagnosis helps explain past problems in school and relationships. People with ADHD often have at least one other mental health condition, such as depression or anxiety.
Some of the most common and noticeable symptoms of ADHD are inattention, impulsivity, and distractibility.
ADHD can also cause:
If you find these symptoms are causing you to struggle at work, school, or home, schedule a consultation at Amavi Integrative Mental Wellness. Not all symptoms must be present for you to be diagnosed with ADHD. The symptoms do not typically resolve without treatment.
The thorough intake appointment at Amavi helps your provider understand any concerning symptoms and do an initial assessment. Your provider will also look at other issues, such as anxiety, that could be causing your symptoms before making a diagnosis of ADHD.
You’ll receive a customized treatment plan that may include medication to treat your ADHD symptoms. The goal of treatment is to boost your confidence and social function, thus allowing you to experience a high quality of life.
Effective ADHD treatment can help you: