Getting ADD? Updated!
Is it possible to get ADD when you didn't have it? Recently, mainly this past school year, I've found myself not being able to focus at school. I'm always distracted, whether it's doodling in class, or just sleeping. I can't seem to focus. I was always a straight A student, but now I'm starting to get some B's and I'm freaking out. And at home while attempting to study, I find myself always getting distracted. I try my best to remove all distractions, but I always get distracted nonetheless. I just want to know if it's possible i developed ADD?
I'm 16 and in grade 10.
Some extra info is that I was a Straight A student, and now i'm at low B's across the board. My mom called the doctor's office, and they said it's unlikely I have it. My mom explained to them the symptoms I'm having, but I only got to tell her about half of what I'm experiencing before she shut me down and ranted me out about how I just have bad habits. I'm not sure what to do. Should I go in anyways for tests? Or should I wait a bit and see?
I'm reluctant to wait because I still cannot pay attention in class at all. And am still having major homework issues.
Last edited by Sabeche; 03-08-2012 at 04:52 PM.
Reason: updating information pertaining to thread.