Adult ADHD: Treatment Overview. Many people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) don’t know they have it until they’re adults. The same treatments used for kids with ADHD also treat adults.
You can treat the symptoms of adult ADHD with medications, counseling, or both. You'll work with your doctor to figure out what's best for you.
There are several different approaches for treating adults, but generally some combination of medication and behavioral therapy yields the best results.
Learn how exercise, nutrition, therapy, medication, and other ADHD treatment options can help manage ADD symptoms.
Stimulants such as Adderall, Ritalin, and Concerta are among the many medications prescribed for treating symptoms. Here is research on ADD medication.