why doesn't my mom want to believe that I have ADD when I actually know that I do?

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June 19, 2019 / By Trix
Question: One thing is that any distraction distracts me. I can't seem to focus on my homework for to long. I like to walk around trhe house for no reason whatsoever. I move my legs a lot in my seat. I can be very happy and then very depressed. I am a very unhappy person always nothing pleases me.
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Samantha Samantha | 7 days ago
I am so sorry that your mom does not seem to cope well with your problem. As a mother of a child that also has ADHD symptoms I can tell you that it is very hard to see your child suffer, and sometimes we blame ourselves for these things. However, because your questions was under adolescents I don't think this is your case. Maybe you just need to educate yourself more first. Read this article and it may give you some ideas on how to have a conversation with your mom. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/5559544/how_to_tell_your_family_that_you_suffer.html?cat=5 P.S. My husband also has ADD, so my life is a mess...LOL
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Samantha Originally Answered: My dog doesn't like his food?
Ditch the Science Diet. It's crud. --- A lot of vets will recommend what they sell in their office. They get profit from the brands they keep on their shelves, that's why they push it. Truth is, vet schools don't focus a lot on nutrition. It's not saying that a vet is a bad vet because he recommends those foods, a lot of vets just are told "this is good food", so they pass the message along without proper nutrition knowledge. Also, some dog food brands (like Hills) support vet schools, so vets have heard of it from the time they start college, which makes them think it's good as well. Hills company, the makers of Science Diet, are heavily involved in vet schools. "Hill's scientists author more than 50 research papers and textbook chapters each year and teach at leading schools of veterinary medicine" (Source of quoted section: http://www.hillsvet.com/zSkin_2/company_... ) === Read the ingredients before you buy. Here is my "short list" of rules when I am looking at dog food ingredients: 1) When I chose a dog food, I chose one high meat content. I want to see preferably at least 2-3 out of the top 5 ingredients be meat or meat meal (first ingredient must be!). Meal is simply the meat with the moisture removed. 2) I want to see higher quality grains, such as barley, brown rice, and oatmeal, instead of seeing wheat and corn. Or an alternative starch/carbohydrate such as potatoes or sweet potatoes. 3) I don't want to see any byproducts. 4) I don't want to see a lot of fillers. 5) I don't want to see preservatives that are believed to be carcinogens (BHA, BHT, ethoxyquin). 6) I don't want to see artificial colorings such as the Red, Blue, and Yellow dyes. 7) I don't want to see added sugars (sugar, corn syrup). 8) I don't want to see mystery meats (meats identified only as "meat" or "poultry".) Here is an article about byproducts: http://www.dogfoodproject.com/index.php?... And an article on what ingredients to avoid: http://www.dogfoodproject.com/index.php?... --- There is no food that is the *best*, different individual dog may thrive on different foods. What you want to find is the HIGH-QUALITY food that *your dog* does best on. Here are some examples of GOOD dog foods: * Artemis Fresh Mix * Blue Buffalo * California Natural * Canidae * Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul * Eagle Pack Holistic Selects * EVO * Fromm Four Star * Innova * Merrick * Nature's Variety * Orijen * Solid Gold * Taste of the Wild * Wellness * ZiwiPeak Or check this website; the 4, 5, or 6 star rated foods are all good foods. http://www.dogfoodanalysis.com/dog_food_reviews/ .

Noa Noa
I agree, they seem happier generally. There are so many things I wish I didn't know about. I also think it can help them do things, because they don't think about as many roadblocks in their way. I have a sister who is considered mentally retarded, although, it's more of a learning disability than anything else, but she has been able to keep a job because she's willing to work anywhere, as opposed to most people. She's also smart enough to have not gotten pregnant or depend on a man and she just recently lost about 50 pounds because she knows it's about eating right and exercising, not about it being an illness or whatever "intellegent people" want to say. So it can help in some cases.
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Lynsay Lynsay
Would YOU like to believe that your child may have something that will set them apart for the rest of their life and maybe cause bigger problems in the future? Or maybe she just thinks you're trying to get attention. Either way, you are in no way alone in that department. Talk to the doctor at your next physical, or do some research online. Hope I helped! P.S. I don't think there's anything wrong with having ADD. Sorry if I came across that way.
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Keely Keely
You really shouldn't diagnose these problems by guess. For instance, Gillian Lynne, the choreographer for "Cats: The Musical" was fidgety and she lacked focus—two symptoms of ADD. In reality, she just had the gift of dance! You have to go to a professional. They're the only one who can actually determine whether or not you have ADD.
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Imogen Imogen
since you have yet to be diagnosed by a doctor you have NO IDEA what you have. you could just be bored, have such a high IQ that school work does not interest you, you could have a pinched nerve in your leg and that is why you move your legs around.. you could be bi polar and that is why the happy and unhappy, you could be allergic to something and that is why you can focus.. a It could be any number of things.any of which might not be ADD..
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Eireen Eireen
You probably have ADHD. like it was said before most parents don't like to see there children have problems, but trust me it is better to get treated for it before it becomes an even bigger problem. You need to see if you really have it and try to get medication. Talk to you mother and see if she will do some of the online testing that they have for free. Then see if she can take you to a doctor.
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Eireen Originally Answered: He doesn't want to do his homework,what do we do?
My daughter has a snack after school, so she has to do her homework before she gets it. He should be in the least distracting area of the house and whoever is responsible for him should be sitting w/ him until it gets done, no kid is gonna go into a room and sit there and do spelling homework when there is no one there to enforce it. If some one is there w/ him, he has no chance to slip away.

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