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Carol Kryder LMFT, Mental Health Professional
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I am wondering If I have ADD. I have many problems concentrating

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I am wondering If I have ADD. I have many problems concentrating in general. I've had problems in school since I can remember and I haven't been able to have a real connection with people. I feel like I cannot continue my life this way because it is always crippling me. Can you give me a Medical Consultation and Prescribe me medication to help with my problem?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Carol Kryder LMFT replied 7 years ago.

Unfortunately, we at are not able to give medical consultations nor are we able to prescribe medications.

I urge you to make an appointment on your own with a psychiatrist and get an evaluation. You do not need your parents to do this. You may have ADD,or depression, which can manifest some of the same symptoms. You may also have autism spectrum disorder. All of these diagnoses have different treatments.

Just one question: Do you seem to focus better when you have a lot of caffeine? If so, you may have ADD.

Let me know if you have any further questions.