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frozen.gogurt

825d

My parents said I don’t “move around enough” to have adhd. My close friends, coworkers, and bosses say it is present and severe. Any ideas on what I should do to get diagnosed?

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    • Azariah

      823d

      Go to a doctor and talk to them about your symptoms. You'll get a diagnosis on that.

    • Azariah

      823d

      Go to a doctor and talk to them about your symptoms. You'll get a diagnosis on that.

    • Filter

      823d

      Find a local psychiatrist and they will administer a test. Usually it’s verbal or a questionnaire. Then you will have a diagnosis.

    • wise

      824d

      sometimes the hyperactivity isn't physical, it's mental/emotional. people can't see how fast your brain moves, but it's not calm in there for sure

    • daisyRain

      824d

      You might have just ADD(no hyperactivity) which is what my Sister has or, also possibly you have ADHD-inattentive type but idk, I’m not a doctor

    • violet00

      825d

      adhd isn’t always with hyperactivity. i had adhd with hyperactivity as a child and now it’s turned into adhd without hyperactivity. maybe do research on that and educate your parents on how a diagnosis affects everyone differently with not all the same symptoms and look into finding a therapist or someone to evaluate you for it.

    • FaeriBean

      825d

      One doctor said I didn't have Adhd because I wasn't 'hyper' and completely ignored or forgot that Inattentive type adhd (formerly known as ADD) existed. This doctor was not a good doctor. So yeah, don't be afraid to try different doctors. Sorry for the paragraphs 😔

    • FaeriBean

      825d

      Ask your doctor about it, might give you a referral to a mental health place. Just call and make sure in advance that they are capable of diagnosing adhd. I kept getting sent to doctors who couldnt do it. I guess you have to have a special certification? No idea, very frustrating. When you do see a doctor, if they say you aren't adhd. Ask their reasoning and it doesn't make sense or you think they are wrong, try a different doctor. I've gotten lots of conflicting diagnoses from different doctors until I found one that actually helped me.

    • Tree_Hugger

      825d

      I’m struggling with a diagnosis. All I want is to be tested, but my concerns keep getting pushed aside. Let me know if you find anything out! ~Louise💛

    • Pluto707

      825d

      Start by talking to your doctor about your concerns. They can help you get started on the right track to diagnosis. 👍🏻 —Willow

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