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I have had symptoms of adhd since childhood without ever

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I have had symptoms of adhd since childhood without ever being diagnosed. Do you have any advice?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I have mentioned my symptoms to my doctor but he felt I was probably just depressed. Nothing at the moment
JA: How long have you been feeling this way? Have you reached out to anyone about this yet?
Customer: since as long as I can remember. I have spoke to my college tutor about how I feel
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I’m 26

Good morning, I am Dr Ruff, thank you for contacting us today

What symptoms do you have of concern please?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I have all symptoms related to adhd
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Trouble concentrating, disorganised ect
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I have a long history of adhd symptoms that go back over ten years

Okay thanks. So an option is to request a referral from your GP regarding this. Adult services exist, but unfortunately on the NHS these did have a waiting list of about 2 years.

Alternatively you can arrange formal assessments of this privately, but can cost from about £350 to £500 and is now commonly done remotely.

I would ask your GP for a referral.

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thanks for your help. I will take your advice and phone my gp.

No problem, I really hope you get some support with this.