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I have a very difficult time remembering instructions that I

I have a very difficult time remembering instructions that I read or hear as we as how to get places. I've been working as a temp for a nursing home and keep getting lost trying to find places I've been to several times. I also have to look again and again when following a recipe, for example. Can you tell me what I might have?JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: Yes. I'm taking Aderall and have been tested by a neuropsychiatrist who couldn't tell me definitively if I had a learning disability or not because I was very depressed at the time and am hearing impaired as well. I've always had difficulty remembering details and summarizing while speaking. Writing is much easier for me. I'm an intrapersonal learner, in case this info helps. I've been diagnosed as having ADD, but psychiatrists aren't positive that this is what I have.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I'm a recovering co-dependent and was depressed for most of my youth and adult years. I believe my difficult childhood may have something to do wirh my poor memory. The neuropsychiatrist said he suspected that I had a mild form of learning disability, but said it was not severe enough to require an IEP. I'm completing my TESOL Certificate and have done well in the 1 eve per week format. Teaching comes naturally to me and I also remember what I learn pretty well.

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Dr. D. Love

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My son who is 26 years old now was diagnosed with ADHD when

My son who is 26 years old now was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 5 years old. He lived in the USA for the past 5 years and went to various psychiatrist to make sure that he is actually ADHD. 6 doctors confirmed he has ADHD and 2 doctors said he has bipolar disorder. He says that he was given xanax as a treatment for the anxiety caused by ADHD and bipolar. He takes 10 tablets 1mg xanax a day and some times 11-12 tablets a day.Some times when he takes less tablets he smokes weed . He says the combination of 5-8 tablets of xanax with weed is equal to 10 tablets of 1mg xanax a day. He also takes 1 tablet 300 mg Serquel a night to help him sleep.My questions are:1- is xanax considered a medication for ADHD or bipolar?2- is it normal to take 10 -12 tablets 1 mg a day ?3- is it normal to mix xanax with weed ?4- What is the appropriate medication for ADHD and bipolar?5- if xanax is appropriate for AdHD and bipolar how much is the appropriate dosage?6- Does he need to go to rehap to clean his body of the high amount of xanax and weed? and then start again on a lower dosage of xanax ? Or the appropriate medication ?

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Dr. D. Love

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My son is 26 years old. He was diagnosed with ADHD since he

My son is 26 years old . He was diagnosed with ADHD since he was 5 years old. But lately he says that he also has a mild case of bipolar along with ADHD. He says that he was given xanax as a treatment for ADHD in the US 3 years ago. He takes 10 tablets 1mg xanax a day. Some times when he takes less tablets he smokes weed. He says the combination of 5-8 tablets of xanax with weed is equal to 10 tablets of 1mg xanax a day. My questions are:1- is xanax considered a medication for ADHD or bipolar?2- is it normal to take 10 tablets 1 mg a day ?3- is it normal to mix xanax with weed?4- What is the appropriate medication for ADHD and bipolar?5- if xanax is appropriate for AdHD and bipolar how much is the appropriate dosage?6- Does he need to go to rehap to clean his body of the high amount of xanax and weed? and then start again on a lower dosage of xanax ?the high dosage of xanax

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Daniel Sheibley, MD

Radiologist

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How to focus. I do not have a sharp mind. I get lost

How to focus. I do not have a sharp mind. I get lost sometimes wandering in my mind and end up doing something ridiculous that prompt people to call me names. Many of my coworker think i'm slow as a result. I want to be able to feel in control, independent and a little selfish

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Anthony Bray, MD

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I have a 19 year old grandson, he is a very good student at

I have a 19 year old grandson, he is a very good student at the University in San Diego, CA.So far his grades have been mainly A. Last night I noticed his eyes being very red, thepupils small, but the white part of his eyes were sprinkled thru-out with blood vessels.What could that mean? Yes I admit that I am thinking of drugs. He has been diagnosedADHD some years ago and is taking medication. He always has had a bad temper, butI notice that his temper is much worse. He can be very destructive like punching holesin the wall or damaging or breaking objects. Could you give me any advise.

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Dr. Muneeb Ali

Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine

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I am a college student currently away from my home clinic

Hello!I am a college student currently away from my home clinic and was wondering if I were to go into the closest clinic to me would they be able to write a doctors note for me for a emotional support/ therapy animal? I have severe anxiety and depression as well as autism and ADHD.

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Dr. David

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Heart palp after meth use. Took 2mg Xanax. Heart bear feels

Heart palp after meth use. Took 2mg Xanax. Heart bear feels irregular. How can I normalize it?JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?Customer: No allergies. I take Vyvanse for adhd ( 20mg)JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: No. Had pvc as a teenager. But nothing serious. Took metropolol for a while on needs be basis

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Neuro Doctor

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Weird pain in side/back of head. More towards the back of

Weird pain in side/back of head. More towards the back of head though but sort of on the side. Intermittent/comes on suddenly then disappears or fades away.

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I am a 60 yr old male. My wife and children think I have the

I am a 60 yr old male. My wife and children think I have the signs of ADHD. I have always had some issues most of my life, but things are getting more frustrating the older I become.I am a team driver with my wife and becoming more forgetful.

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Dr. Rick, MD

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