Thread: Do I have ADHD?
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Old 02-26-2012, 05:06 PM   #1
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Do I have ADHD?

Hello all, new to this forum...

I have had a lifetime of difficulty with distractibility, as far back as I can remember in grade school, and poor attention (I almost never see movies because the thought of sitting still and watching is somewhat repulsive). Additionally, I have messed with clonidine a bit recently because I have high blood pressure, and I have found that it DRAMATICALLY improves my ability to focus on something (IE reading for school). I went to a coffee shop today, and really did not hear the conversations all around me as I normally do (usually agitates me), and just went along reading.

I dont like clonidine because of the sedation, but this all has me wondering if I have been struggling with distractibility all my life somewhat needlessly....

Does this sound like ADHD? Should I pursue this with a health professional? If so, who??

Thanks alot!!

Last edited by atengnr; 02-26-2012 at 05:11 PM.