Inattentive Type ADHD
This form of Attention Deficit Disorder often
presents itself on the other end of the energy spectrum from the
Classic ADHD type. Where the classic ADHD person is hyperactive,
the inattentive type ADHD can be quite hypoactive.
The inattentive type ADHD person can be sluggish,
slow moving and difficult to motivate. These are the daydreamers
who spend much time with their heads in the clouds or in a brain
fog. They are disorganized.
Of all the
types of ADHD, this type shuts down when too many demands are made on their
ability to listen, focus, concentrate and learn. The ADD
inattentive type has
trouble listening and registering the content when others talk to
them. When tasks become to difficult, they simply blank out and
the harder this type tries to concentrate, the worse the
“shut-down” becomes. This type can miss large gaps in learning.
While an ADHD
504 plan would likely benefit these students but
because they sit quietly in a corner daydreaming instead of
causing trouble, they are often not identified as needing a
Since the ADD inattentive type quietly goes about their business instead of
grating on the nerves of everyone around them, the inattentive
type ADHD person often goes undiagnosed. This type is the true
Attention Deficit Disorder type without hyperactivity. People
with this “quiet” form of Attention Deficit are often labeled as
lazy, defiant or uninterested instead of given the help they
need to overcome their Attention Deficit problems. The ADD inattentive type
is seen most often in girls while boys more often have the
hyperactivity Attention Deficit Disorder type.
Inattentive Type ADHD characteristics: (Not all need to be present)
Primary ADD symptoms (attentional problems, distractibility,
disorganization, and impulsivity)
Low energy level/sluggish
Short attention span,
especially for routine matters, tasks that are not
interesting or tasks that are difficult
Often does not complete
Excessive daydreaming or “Spacing Out.”
If you fit into this
ADHD inattentive type, you
Attend addresses the primary Attention Deficit Disorder symptoms.
Memorin increase focus and concentration. These two formulas
together form an effective strategy for the inattentive type ADHD
Treatment Strategy for Inattentive ADD:
Attend: 2 capsules twice per day.
Memorin: 1 capsule twice per day.
Note: When using this for
treatment, or for children over 50 pounds, order an additional bottle of Attend
with your first order. A loading dose of 2 capsules twice daily for
the first two weeks is required so the first bottle of Attend
will last two weeks. Per the recommended dosage, all following bottles
will last one month.
Dr. Amen outlines
vitamins and nutritional supplements that can have a positive
effect on this type of Attention Deficit Disorder. These are
L-tyrosine, OPC grape seed or pine bark and gingko biloba to help
increase dopamine levels and blood flow in the brain.
Attend contains these
three nutrients in addition to DL-Phenylalyne, GABA, Pycnogenol, pregnenolone,
5-HTP, DMAE and more. Memorin contains B vitamins, amino acids ginko biloba, phosphatidyls, pregnenolone and more.