Despite the fact that many people do better on ADHD medications, ADD and ADHD should be treated using a combination of therapies including psychotherapy and cognitive behavioural therapy. Ensuring you have a balanced diet and get plenty of exercise will also go a long way to assist your concentration. In your situation it appears your goal should be to manage your ADHD rather than look for a cure (which does not exist). Managing ADHD at work for example can include developing habits such as using a timetable to structure your day, wearing earpphones with white noise or calming sounds to help reduce auditory distractions. The key is to find the tools that work best for you. In some instances it is beneficial to inform bosses and/or colleagues of the diagnosis - they can provide a support base and an understanding environment which can reduce the stress you may be placing on yourself. Please visit the ADHASA website on www.adhas.co.za; they will be able to point you in the direction of various therapists in your area.
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