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Explained By Dr. P. Sumitha Hemavathy (PT)


It’s a huge challenge getting diagnosed with ADHD as an adult. To start with, the basic underlying diagnostic criteria for ADHD are usually designed to identify symptoms among children and not among adults. CAPAAR the Best ADHD Centre in Bangalore is here to help you how to diagnose with ADHD. Dr. P. Sumitha Hemavathy (PT) the Best ADHD Specialist in Bangalore has explained you seven reasons why most of the people with ADHD  tend to miss the opportunity of getting diagnosed:


1) Mediocre Criteria for Adult ADHD diagnosis •In fact till today many physicians doesn’t believe that ADHD exists, especially among adults. The worse thing is that almost 90% of psychiatrists treating adults claim not to have any ADHD training. •Physicians consider the importance of having ADHD training added to their medical practice. People generally think that ADHD is for kids, this is where most are unaware of knowing the symptoms in adults.


2) Incorrect Diagnosis

•When ADHD symptoms are overlapping with other mental health conditions, it’s a pretty common possibilities of doctors making mistakes with their diagnosis. •They may mess-up your ADHD symptoms with other symptoms which overlaps with ADHD like anxiety, mood disorders, OCD, or other mental health conditions. 


3) Coping Skills & High IQ Could Lead To Missed Symptoms

•An above average brighter and more creative mind can be a result of an ADHD influenced nervous system. This is the reason, adults with ADHD tend to develop ways to live with it with their ADHD symptoms and manage their ADHD tendencies and make their way through life.Â


4) Fear Of Medication

fear that ADHD medication aggravates their •The symptoms, or interfere with other meds that they are also consuming leads people with mood or anxiety disorders to often hesitate about getting treatment for their ADHD . •However studies show that few commonly used stimulants do not worsen anxiety, especially when an appropriate dosage is administered. 


5) Self-Treatment & Medication

•Result of Undiagnosed ADHD disorder can makes your child to feel as depression and low self-confidence. These effects are brought by their lifetime of poor job and relationship performance. •Many adults who go undiagnosed with ADHD will resort to self-medication consisting of alcohol, drugs, smoking, and several other bad habits.


6) Slow response to Medication

•Just because of lack an immediate reaction to ADHD  medication it doesn’t’ mean that you don’t have an ADHD. It can also be either the dosage is just a way off, or the medication you’re taking doesn’t fit. . •If you’ve tried methylphenidate and it didn’t work, amphetamine might be an alternative solution.


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•The main reason why the few people get a late diagnosis of ADHD is that they tend to ignore their ADHD symptoms. Some people are assuming that it will eventually subside but it didn’t because of that now you’re facing ADHD as an adult.


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