My 9yr. old son was diagnosed by his pediatrician with ADHD a few months ago. She received feedback from his teachers and evaluated him. Is this all that is typically done when diagnosing ADHD? He has been on Concerta and these past two days during his basketball game he has complained of his heart hurting and beating really fast. I called his dr and the nurse said he will need an EKG done and that this could be due to the medicine. When my son does not have his medicine he is obnoxious and says inappropriate things like fart, suck balls, etc....I am not sure if this is true ADHD behavior or not. His dr said if the medicine stops this then it really is ADHD. I plan on taking him off of the medicine. What are my other options for treatment. Has anyone experienced this with their child at all? Any insight you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your time!View Thread
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