We found 4 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Humana Gold near New Lenox, IL.

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Dr. Daniel Edward Rady, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
600 E Lincoln Highway
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Rady practices psychology. His areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and domestic abuse. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Rady takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rady's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Edward Harrison Marston, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
339 Alana Drive
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Edward Marston works as a psychologist in Flossmoor, IL and New Lenox, IL. Dr. Marston's clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Subash C Arora, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1890 Silver Cross Boulevard; Suite 340
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Subash Arora specializes in neonatology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Arora takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at T.D. Medical College, Alappuzha. For his professional training, Dr. Arora completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Arora (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Dr. Arora welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Preventive Care, Weight Management, Attention Deficit Disorder

Specializes in General Pediatrics
16622 S 107th Court
Orland Park, IL
 

Dr. Anthony Delach's specialty is general pediatrics. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Delach attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Delach at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Delach speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Palos Community Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder

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What is Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of the most common disorders diagnosed in children. Nine percent of children in the USA have been diagnosed with ADHD. Symptoms, which include hyperactivity and difficulty maintaining focus or paying attention, can last into adulthood for some patients. Boys are four times as likely to be diagnosed as girls, although we don’t know why this is.

There are three main types of ADHD:
  • Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive types show symptoms such as constant fidgeting, talking non-stop, touching everything, having trouble sitting still and waiting their turn, and interrupting others.
  • Predominantly inattentive types tend to be distracted, get bored and wander off during tasks, forget things or instructions, daydream, and appear not to be listening. This type is sometimes misdiagnosed because they are not hyperactive and there are fewer behavior issues.
  • Combined types show symptoms from both categories. This is actually the most common type of ADHD.

When diagnosing ADHD, it is important to rule out other issues that may be causing the symptoms. Seizure disorders, hearing loss, anxiety, and domestic problems are some examples of problems that can cause behaviors similar to those seen with ADHD.

Treatment can include stimulant medications, behavioral therapy to teach patients ways to navigate their world and control symptoms better, and accommodations at school or work. A structured environment (with lots of organization and well-defined rules) seems to help most kids with ADHD function at their best.

ADHD is mainly thought of as a disorder that affects children, but symptoms can last into adulthood for a third to half of those diagnosed. In adults, ADHD has similar symptoms as when it is seen in children: impulsive behavior, difficulty maintaining focus, being easily distracted, or a tendency to fidget. These symptoms can cause problems in a patient’s careers and relationships. Additionally, adults with ADHD are at increased risk for substance abuse. Medications can be an important part of treatment for adults, as well as stress reduction techniques and organization skills training. Specialized ADHD coaches can help adults with ADHD manage their symptoms and succeed in all areas of their life.
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