ADHD medication FAQs

Your child shows improvement on medication, but you are worried about appetite and sleep issues. The ADHD Expert answers questions about ADHD medication.


Here are the answers to frequently asked questions about attention-deficit disorder and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

ADD/ADHD Expert's FAQs

ADHD and its treatment always spark lively debates. Have a look at some of the questions answered by our ADHD expert.

Does my child have ADHD?

ADHD is very common these days, but it is also often misdiagnosed. Before rushing off to a doctor have a look through the questions below and see how your child fits into the ADHD spectrum.

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Dr. Shabeer Ahmed Jeeva is a specialist psychiatrist who has been practicing child and adult psychiatry for 30 years. He has vast experience in treating ADHD, and is also an ADHD patient himself. Dr. Jeeva trained and practiced in Canada as a child and adult psychiatrist and had lived there for 25 years. He had attended medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland (1970-1976). His professional experience and accreditation includes: Psychiatric residency at the University of Ottawa (Canada), Child Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Ottawa (Canada), Diploma in Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa (Canada), and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Canada. Visit his website at:

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