10 Things To Do For Adult ADHD

03/11/2011 07:47 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Sarah Klein Health

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be incredibly disruptive in everyday adult life.

Most people with ADHD respond well to medication, although there are other, nondrug options that may help too.

"Start with treatments we know are effective," says Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., the vice president of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association "Then, if you're interested, try some of the alternatives to see if it has any additional benefit."

Here are 10 behavioral interventions and lifestyle changes that won't necessarily eliminate ADHD but can help you feel more in control.

10 Things You Should Do If You Have Adult ADHD