Attention deficit hyperactive disorder is a condition where there is difficulty in having attention and causes hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Insufficient brain development, trauma to the brain, genetics, etc., causes attention deficit hyperactive disorder. Treatments include behavioral therapy, medications, etc.

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I am on Concerta for ADHD and it makes more hypersexual what to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with ADHD. I was on Ritalin from 9 years to 14. I am 30 years old now and feel like I need some help. I have started retaking Concerta last year as it improves my concentration but also makes me even more hypersexual. I have a major problem with being over sexual to th...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you think that your sexual need is increased by Concerta (Methylphenidate), I have a few advice for you, which you should discuss with your psychiatrist. 1. Can he slightly decrease the dose? Till your symptoms of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) ...  Read Full »

How to make my son come out of schooling stress?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 17 years old. He is doing odd things, such as calling the police for ear pain. He is under a lot of stress from national exams and high expectations. He does not sleep much, but his appetite is well. After calling the police and talking to them, he was back to his room study...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It seems he is not in touch with reality, like calling the police for ear pain. Can you tell since when he has ear pain and how it started? Since how long has has such odd behavior and sleep problem? Does he express any other odd behavior? Is there any history of sub...  Read Full »

Do I take correct medications for bipolar I and ADHD?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a query about the medication prescribed to me, and I need a second opinion. My diagnoses are bipolar 1 and ADHD. I take daily, 1. Lithium 1600 mg. 2. Lamotrigine 300 mg. 3. Amisulpride 400 mg. 4. Haloperidol 4 mg. 5. Sertraline 200 mg. 6. Pregabalin 400 mg. 7. Propranolo...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The rule of thumb in psychiatry is to prescribe medicine for an adequate duration and adequate dose, before considering it ineffective or plan to change. If your doctor has previously tried one medication for proper dose and duration now, he can add another drug, so ...  Read Full »

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