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Reply: finding a group to support adult add
Sorry, now I see the headline "finding a group to support adult ADD." Same advice holds.More
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Reply: Needing advice to help control child with ADHD and...
I am wondering if your son a full evaluation done by a Child Psychiatrist? When behaviors are continuing...More
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How do I get my teenage son to re enter treatment....
My son is 17 he was diagnosed in 3rd grade with ADHD, he went through 3 different medications at first to...More
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ADHD Issues
So I'm new to this community. I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was almost 20 (I'm now 26). I was one of those...More
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Reply: Nailbiting and picking at skin
Hi David, I use to bite my nails for over forty years, I has surgery and lost my teeth so I think I was...More
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Stimulant Concerta or Ritalin side effect blood ve...
To whom it may concern, I'm taking Concerta for my ADHD and I just would like to learn on how to prevent side...More
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Reply: So frustrated
I know, its the small things that drive me crazy. But there is no magic pill that will suddenly turn your life...More
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Hey, Sorry I don't have an answer for this, but I'm in a very similar situation (newly diagnosed, taking...More
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Reply: Child stealing underwear at home
Hi Christien, Is your son having issues in other areas? In other words, is this an isolated behavior or part...More
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Reply: Adderall's side effects
I used to be on Adderal XR 30mg years ago. Then I started back recently, testicle pain like everyone...More
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Thought about running in through without the insurance. But, I didn't want to pay $93.00 in case I had a...More
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Reply: Dishes and chores with 13 year old ADHD
My son is 11 and has ADHD. He is a very good student. While reading your thread, I chuckled because I could...More
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Reply: 3rd grader with Add
My son has ADHD, diagnosed at 6 years old and has been on medication since he was in first grade, he is now in...More
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12 year old Son with ADHD & Bipolar with psychotic...
Hello all, my 12 year old step-son has A LOT of issues. His newest one is stealing mine and his older...More
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12 year old Son with ADHD & Bipolar with psychotic...
Hello all, my 12 year old step-son has A LOT of issues. His newest one is stealing mine and his older...More
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Reply: lack of consistency
Consistency is key but have you thought of doing a diet change? My son was diagnosed with ADHD in the third...More
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Lack of Consistency
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App that helps a lot
One thing that helps a lot is an app called Calendar Event Reminder. I never forget a meeting now because my...More
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Welcome kirty, Do you have a question or some helpful information to share? Gina PeraMore
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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: 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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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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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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