Impaired attention span and difficulty sitting still are common signs of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). At Axial Psychiatric Services in Rockwall, Texas, Ankit Parmar, MD, diagnoses and treats ADHD to help you become more productive and focused. Call the Axial Psychiatric Services office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.
ADHD is a mental health condition that reduces your ability to stay focused and sit still. It often makes staying organized difficult and diminishes your performance at work or school. Fortunately, ADHD is highly treatable with the right intervention. See Axial Psychiatric Services for an evaluation if you suspect you or a loved one has ADHD.
Some of the symptoms of ADHD include:
You might struggle in interpersonal relationships, at work, or in school because of ADHD. This common mental health condition may increase your risk of depression, anxiety, and other mental health challenges.
Treatment with the Axial Psychiatric Services team can restore your quality of life and increase your chance of success.
The cause of ADHD isn’t known. However, factors that appear to increase the chance of developing it include family history of ADHD, environmental toxin exposure, premature birth, and smoking, drug use, or alcohol use during pregnancy.
Dr. Parmar determines if you have ADHD after reviewing your symptoms, medical history, behaviors, and thoughts during a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. This provides him with a more in-depth assessment of your mental health needs and treatment preferences.
Counseling and medication management are common treatments for ADHD. Dr. Parmar offers cognitive behavioral therapy and other forms of psychotherapy, ADHD prescription medicines to improve focus, and lifestyle modification counseling to help you sit still and stay organized.
Using a calendar, making lists, exercising regularly, and getting plenty of sleep are examples of lifestyle changes commonly used to treat ADHD. Follow a healthy diet by eating nutrient-dense foods and avoiding foods containing a lot of additives.
Dr. Parmar follows up with you to ensure your ADHD treatment effectively helps you succeed at school, work, or in your everyday routine.
If you think you or a loved one has ADHD and want to explore treatment options, call Axial Psychiatric Services or use the online booking feature today.