ADHD Specialist

ADHD affects an estimated 4% of adults. Some were diagnosed in early childhood and still struggle with their disorder, while others weren’t diagnosed until adulthood. At ENIHEALTHCARE, Ike Eni, MD, Heather Mathews FNP, and Krista Bingham FNP performs ADHD screening, develops a treatment plan for newly diagnosed adults, and provides ongoing medication management for those who have lived with the condition for years. If you have questions about problems like difficulty paying attention or your tendency to be constantly on the go, call the office in The Woodlands, Texas, or book an appointment online today.

What is ADHD?

As a neurodevelopmental disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a lifelong condition that affects the way nerves communicate in your brain. As a result, people diagnosed with ADHD face challenges ranging from difficulty paying attention and feeling constantly restless, to making hasty decisions without considering the long-term consequences. People with ADHD have a hard time regulating their emotions and behaviors. They also struggle with a poor working memory. Working memory is the ability to briefly store and manipulate information just long enough to plan your next step or make a decision.

What symptoms develop if I have ADHD?

Symptoms of ADHD typically appear before the age of 12 and often persist into adulthood. In some cases, your symptoms may not be diagnosed until adolescence or adulthood.

ADHD is defined by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, or both. The first six symptoms in this list represent inattention, while the last six are caused by hyperactivity and impulsivity:

  • Failing to pay attention to details
  • Making careless mistakes
  • Losing things frequently
  • Forgetting daily responsibilities or chores
  • Having a hard time staying organized
  • Being easily distracted
  • Feeling impatient or restless
  • Talking excessively
  • Being frequently on the go
  • Blurting out answers (before the question is finished)
  • Having a hard time waiting
  • Interrupting or intruding on others 

ADHD symptoms create significant obstacles when it comes to maintaining your job and personal relationships. Additionally, it’s estimated that 38% of adults with ADHD also have a mood disorder like depression, and half struggle with an anxiety disorder.

How is ADHD treated?

If you haven’t already been diagnosed with ADHD, the team at ENIHEALTHCARE talks with you about your symptoms and uses a standard evaluation that objectively measures inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. 

After your diagnosis is confirmed, they develop a treatment plan that includes medications and/or psychotherapy.


Stimulant medications tame hyperactivity and impulsivity and improve your ability to concentrate. If your symptoms don’t improve with stimulants, your provider may prescribe a non-stimulant medication. You may need to go through a trial-and-error period as they gradually determine the best medication and dose for your metabolism.


Talk therapy can help you learn ways to improve your time management and organizational skills. You may also benefit from therapy if you need help improving your relationships or dealing with impulsive behaviors, anger, anxiety, or depression.

If you need help with ADHD, call ENIHEALTHCARE or book an appointment online today.