Home > Experts > Question Question Posted by: Eric | 2013/01/14 ADHD measurable - to Matt Hello Matt - you sound just like me this is what I wrote in reply to Sally Walkers post please look into the subject Apsergers Syndrome and see if it applies to you: I was in much the same boat as you diagnosed with ADHD by a psychiatrist as an adult and I was on 54mg Concerta - as well as being on Risperdal for severe anxiety - I quickly came to the conclusion that this was not really doing me any good and then stopped all meds. I did more research on this and finally discovered and got diagnosed that I am actually " high functioning Autistic" otherwise known as Aspergers Syndrome. I am not suggesting you stop your meds but suggest you do some more research into this as most people are misdiagnosed with ADHD when they are really Autistic and this could apply to you. People with Aspergers Syndrome also have ADHD like symptoms and other conditions like depression and anxiety that coexist with it. Taking Concerta as prescribed should not affect your mental health but try stay away from alcohol while taking these meds and good luck... Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question Have your say Your name (optional) Your comment Security × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Search health advice Find an answer × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Reply to Your name (optional) Your comment Security Close Submit comment Recently: Asked Questions Answered Questions Commented Questions fibromyalgia Worried about what, I don’t know Death Is my 4 year old allergic to elastane Stress and STI symptoms Lower back pain ( kidney area ) especially when lying on my side, as well as blood in my stool Is my 4 year old allergic to elastane Death fibromyalgia Milo or Horlicks Hi im on depo for one month now and have gained 7kg despite of the fact that im using herbex slimming products.What can I di to stop the weight gain? Parental responsibilities My fiance and her 13 year old son Am I wrong Not sure what to do about this situation advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000!