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P.S. And definitely, if you can prepare in other ways, that would be great. For example, setting up...More
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Reply: Adult son with add living at home
HI there, Unfortunately, this is more common than most people could ever imagine. ADHD medication treatment...More
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Reply: Need tips on how to handle a inattentive ADHD teen
Thanks a lot Gina. Yes we have been going thru a few different meds and the last one has done well in school,...More
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Reply: ADD
Hi An, It's great that you are discovering the possibility that you have ADHD early in life rather than...More
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Reply: New diagnosis of ADD inattentive Type for 14 yr ol...
Hi Mom, Who did you have conduct the testing for your son? You mention his grades are plummeting, is the...More
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Reply: ADD and Phentermine
I am 42 and terribly ADD. A few years ago I started taking aderall. It was ok, fine because I had nothing to...More
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Reply: Medication dependent & scared
I've noticed the same thing as far as how much and when I eat in regards to my medication. I too usually take my...More
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Talk to your doctor about correct doseages
I have tried many variations of adderall (10 mg, 20 mg, 20 mgXR, etc) It took me about 2 years of trying...More
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Reply: getting back on meication
I had ADD since about 25. When I was in grad school, I would find myself falling asleep without any meds. ...More
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Reply: Parenting patience and keeping positive
Hi there, I agree with the advice of momuv4girls. The stimulant might be exacerbating the mood issues if...More
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Reply: Adult ADD Supplements/Vitamins
Hi Jumpinhorse, Well, so much depends on who did the testing. By that, I mean, what is their expertise in...More
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Reply: Virtual diagnosis - adult ADHD
Then I suspect telepsychiatry is the way to go. Good luck to you!
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Intuniv question
I have bipolar and ADHD and am on Gabapentin, Lamictal, Vyvanse, Saphris, and Buspar. I have been having a...More
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Reply: Newbie and wondering about intuniv xr
We just started the 1mg dose today. We have had Biphentin 50 mg for about a year now. I am certainly...More
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Reply: ADHD and drug holidays
HI An, I've never seen such a study, despite following the research closely. Moreover, I've never heard that...More
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8 year old step son taking stepmothers bras and un...
Hello, I have seen a few discussions related to this but, while cleaning my 8 year old stepsons room I...More
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Reply: Medicine or not?
Good luck, Rachit!
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Reply: Adult ADD and Prednisone
I'm another who experienced enormous relief from ADHD when on Prednisone. Maybe it's 'mania' and...More
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Reply: Adult ADHD - Did you tell your boss about your ADH...
Good question, Darlene. An employment attorney would be the best source on that, I would think. But, if...More
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Hello I was dx ADHD in 2010 at the age of 50. I was employed from 2009 to June 2013. Although I have...More
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HI hoponpop, I see. So you want to see if you can qualify for accommodations. That's a very mixed bag,...More
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Just Looking to Connect with Others with ADHD
Hi, I am just wondering if there is an online community / chat room / support group for people with...More
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Reply: Adult ADHD and depression/anger
Same situation but taking Zoloft. Would like to learn more.
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Reply: vyvanse and excessive mucus
Ask your doctor about dymista. It's a little pricey. $50 with my insurance but I'm on 40mg a day and it...More
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Reply: Wetting Pants & Concerta
Hi, I have an 8 year old and I told her Dr numerous times that the concerta was causing her to wet her...More
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I Can't Focus One Thing, Then I Move On To Another Activity. Sleeping Patterns Still The Same. I Do Keep...More
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Reply: Adderall's side effects
No i didn't know what was happening back then, when I would not take it on the weekend, nothing would happen......More
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Wow. Thank you. I have been looking for ways to control my ADHD, because it's becoming a bit hard for me to...More
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Think really hard about medicating children
As a 22 year old with ADHD the best thing my parents ever did for me was not medicate me. I realized the tests I took at the age of 7 and ... More
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