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Reply: Adderoll
And, of course, a good physical exam and metabolic workup are important. And, as "funone" suggests, a Vitamin...More
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Reply: So frustrated
I know you're really angry and frustrated and truthfully...I don't know that meds can help either. What I...More
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Dishes and chores with 13 year old ADHD
I'm engaged to a man with a 13 year old with ADHD. He's a straight A kid but when its his time to do dishes...More
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Reply: Trouble Sleeping and Waking up
These are all great topics of discussion. The power of the group! Melatonin: It's not for everyone. Not...More
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Reply: Improved ADD drugs
I was just prescribed what my doctor said is a relatively new drug called Vyvanse. I can't speak to its...More
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Reply: Children/Teens with ADHD
The cause of ADD isn't fully understood yet, but there is definitely a genetic connection in a majority of...More
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Reply: Swearing
That's great. Thank you. Jenny xxMore
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Reply: adhd
Finding a replacement behavior may be helpful and/or a fidget. Fidgets are a good distraction and can be...More
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Reply: Child stealing underwear at home
Maybe everyone can just put a fake stash of underwear in their drawers. Then keep the underwear they actually...More
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New to meds, trouble sleeping
I have ADD and bipolar 2. I have recently started taking the most popular medications for both of these...More
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Reply: ADHD & pregnancy.. Help?
Hi Im not sure if you still check this post, but I am so happy to have found it. As you can see you are...More
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Site Improvements
Hypothetically, how would you feel about providing some personal information about your health to...More
Dealing with Denial (not mine, oddly enough...)
I was diagnosed with the inattentive form of ADD recently. I am 23, and have been called "space case"...More
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Reply: Parents of an Adult with ADHD
Hello, Does your daughter currently have some sort of treatment plan for her ADHD -- medication,...More
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Reply: vyvanse and excessive mucus
I have been on Vyvanse for about 2 years, and I noticed the problem a month or so after starting. It is...More
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Reply: Really mad
Hi Mom, This is really difficult, and I am sorry you have to fight this battle. Parenting is hard enough,...More
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Reply: Adderall and tooth decay
As a 45 year old male with ADHD, I have asked my Dentist about this something. Since Adderall is similar to...More
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Generic Adderall XR
Is there actually such a thing? I took Adderall XR for more than two years until around six months ago, when...More
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Reply: ADD and Phentermine
You should be able to find someone to prescribe it. Unless your skinny!
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Reply: adult son with ADHD out of control!
the fact is the PD is a last resort situation only to be used to prevent injury to OTHERS, as there is always...More
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excessive adhd diagnosis
going through this thread, there is one major commonality. The ages of those displaying this behavior. One...More
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Blood Pressure Issue
Hi i was having high blood pressure (145/90) so I was taken off of my concerta. Ever since my life has...More
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Reply: How to stop taking Vyvanse in a gentle way
HI Jacv, I am so sorry you find yourself in such despair. It's aggravating, to say the least, that your...More
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Reply: Vyvanse and its "come down"
How long did it take to come off the Vyvanse and what where the side effects. Do you have an alternative med for...More
Posted by jacv1
I was just diagnosed with ADD/ADHD and generalized anxiety disorder. My doctor prescribed me Stratera and...More
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Reply: Adult ADD and Prednisone
Ritalin doesn't produce an "energy boost." It's an entirely different medication than the steroids, including...More
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Tip about TICS
Research has showed that tics are caused by some vaccines. Your doctor will not tell you this. Do...More
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Reply: throat problems
Thank you for your info. My father is home and gaining weight but only eating baby food. So our family makes...More
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Reply: Positive ADHD Attributes!
Great post! I actually have previous experience as a counselor. As an educator, I have observed some...More
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