ADHD is a biologically based syndrome that impairs the daily life of an individual in affecting their academic & work performance, as well as their social relationships.
ADHD is initially manifested in childhood & often persists into adulthood.
ADHD diagnosis is made primarily through a comprehensive clinical assessment.
ADHD emerging clinical guidelines for adults identify use of medications as central to a comprehensive treatment plan.
Stimulant class of medication are consistently recommended as first line treatment for the majority of patients.
Dr. Fazekas prescribes the full spectrum of both stimulant & nonstimulant medications for ADHD treatment (Adderall XR, Vyvanse, Ritalin, Focalin, Dexedrine, clonidine, guanfacine, Strattera, etc.)
Some individuals may require additional medications, counseling/testing which can be addressed at any point in their treatment.