Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

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Specialists

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy:  A talk therapy focused on modifying negative thoughts, behaviors, and emotional responses associated with psychological distress.

Neurotherapy: A drug-free therapy which uses cutting edge technology to re-train the brain.

Support Group: A forum for counseling and sharing experiences among peoplewith a similar condition or goal, such as depression or weight loss.

Applied Behavior Analysis: A teaching method that helps autistic children learn socially significant skills by encouraging positive behavior.

Family Therapy: Psychological counseling that helps families resolve conflicts and communicate more effectively.

Medications

Self-care

ADHD often begins in childhood and can persist into adulthood. It may contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships, and difficulty at school or work.

Many patients seek relief through prescription drugs and talking therapies.

Peak Neuroscience offers patients in Dallas and North Texas a drug-free alternative for treatment of ADHD. Neurotherapy is a safe and effective treatment option proven to improve the symptoms of ADHD.

Therapies

Stimulant: Increases neurotransmitter levels, heart rate, and blood pressure. Decreases appetite and sleep.

Cognition-Enhancing Medication: Improves mental function, lowers blood pressure, and may balance mood.

Antihypertensive Drugs: Lowers blood pressure.

Clinical Psychologist: Treats mental disorders primarily with talk therapy.

Neurotherapist: Treats mental disorders using non-invasive, drug free techniques to re-train the brain.

Pediatrician: Provides medical care for infants, children, and teenagers.

Primary care provider (PCP): Prevents, diagnoses, and treats diseases.

ADHD Requires a medical diagnosis: if you are experiencing the following symptoms, or believe you have ADHD, consult a medical practioner for a diagnosis

Behavioral: aggression, excitability, fidgeting, hyperactivity, impulsivity, irritability, lack of restraint, or persistent repetition of words or actions.

Cognitive: absent-mindedness, difficulty focusing, forgetfulness, problem paying attention, or short attention span.

Mood: anger, anxiety, boredom, excitement, or mood swings.

Also Common: depression or learning disability.