Around 11% of children and teenagers and 4% of adults live with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). At Mindful Urgent Care in West Hempstead, Midtown, and the Financial District in New York, the team of compassionate and experienced mental health providers offers customized treatments to manage ADHD. If you’re concerned about ADHD, call Mindful Urgent Care or schedule a consultation online today.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a prevalent mental health condition that affects children, adolescents, and adults. ADHD disrupts your ability to concentrate, make decisions, and control your impulses.
The team at Mindful Urgent Care most often diagnoses and treats children and adolescents with ADHD, although many adults also struggle with ADHD symptoms. When ADHD is diagnosed in adults, the condition was usually present for years, but undiagnosed and untreated.
ADHD symptoms are slightly different in adults than in children. For example, most adults with ADHD don’t display the hyperactivity that’s common in younger patients. However, as an adult, you may struggle with attentiveness, decisiveness, and impulse control.
Childhood ADHD symptoms include:
Some common symptoms of ADHD in older teenagers and adults include:
If you or your child live with these symptoms and they interfere with your performance at work or school, or disrupt life at home, call Mindful Urgent Care to schedule a consultation today.
Your provider at Mindful Urgent Care begins with a thorough evaluation of your medical and psychiatric history to develop a detailed understanding of your condition. After your assessment is complete, your provider creates a treatment program to help you or your child reduce your symptoms and learn to control your behaviors.
Your provider may prescribe medication to reduce and regulate your symptoms. They may also recommend therapy to learn and practice strategies to control your impulses, manage your time, or improve your organization. You or your child may also benefit from lifestyle modifications such as increased physical activity and a diet that excludes sugary and processed foods.
Call or schedule a consultation online today to get your ADHD symptoms under control.
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