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I might have ADD
Hi am really worried am a mum of 6 kids i thought i was just lazy but after gogling all my symptoms it all...More
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Reply: Wife of an ADHD/GAD husband
Hi Gina, I did not receive an email. I checked my inbox and spam and nothing. Then I created another account...More
Posted by ginadtn
Questions about impulsivity/reactivity
Hi all! I have not been officially diagnosed as ADD/ADHD, but I have noticed quite a few symptoms in myself...More
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Reply: How Can You Get Most Out This Community?
Hi, I am 56 years old and have been employed as an administrative assistant for about the past 8 years. In...More
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Reply: Adderall's side effects
I just started on Adderal less than a week ago and am having the same blue balls problem. When I go back to my...More
Posted by mhnj7
Reply: Ritalin and HGH drug side effects.
I raised the question in regards to my nephew. I believe my brother is getting bad information from a source i...More
Posted by sedonaz
Reply: Developing tics while using Vyvanse
My son has also been on vyvance for over a year first he kept making this loud screeching noise drove me...More
Posted by ceceliadiane
Reply: Pregnant?! Help!
Hi, This is the ADD/ADHD Community. I think that it would be better if you posted your question in the ...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Lost Aunt of a special boy
Hello, my son is 9 and has been going thru the same things. Although he is not on that many medications,...More
Posted by kitara5454
My 19 Yrs Old Son ADHD Condition
My Son graduated from HS in 2014 since then I am trying to push him to go to college or vocational school....More
Posted by An_262711
Reply: Pregnancy
Hello, This is the ADD/ADHD Community. You might find it more helpful to post in the Trying to Conceive...More
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Reply: advice on how to prevent making careless mistakes?
hi foster, I'm sorry you find yourself in this situation. The public mostly has no idea of how people with...More
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Reply: adhd makes me feel like an idiot
Hi An, For peer support, you might want to check out a forum for adults with ADHD. Here's one: ...More
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Reply: Denver-area therapists
Sorry, Bridget. I don't know anyone to recommend in Denver.
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Posted by Gina Pera
Reply: non-stimulant meds?
Hi there, Just because a medication is a "non-stimulant," that doesn't mean it will work well for ADHD with...More
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Reply: ADD and Gaming
It doesn't resolve favorably on its own. It typically takes active intervention. For many young (and older)...More
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Posted by Gina Pera
Reply: ADD question...
Hi there, I wouldn't say that people with ADHD can "pick and choose" what they want to remember. It is more...More
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Reply: good non-addictive meds
It is an Amphetamine. It is highly addictive! They need to stop handing it out like candy! I am absolutely...More
Posted by syrinx68
Reply: Vyvanse and its effects on skin???
My husband and I take vyvanse, he takes 90 and I take 30. He noticed that every time he takes his vyvanse that...More
Posted by moonay2
Reply: ODD - Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Sadly, I do not have good news. He has continued to decline, and is now living in a theraputic residence. He...More
Posted by Anon_9619
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Reply: Hyperactive child only around other children.
Thank you very much, Gina. I must clarify that he is in First grade, but you are correct - last year in...More
Posted by karunaway
Reply: Intuniv (new ADHD med)
my 10 year old daughter is on vyvanse 50mg taken at 7a.m. and intuniv 4mg taken at 3:30p.m. Just this month...More
Posted by kamuela04
ADHD Children May Gain From Family-Centered Care
"For children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), receiving more family-centered,...More
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Reply: Suspected ADD Child
While this article is aimed at how parents of children with ADHD can address behaviorial problems in...More
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Reply: I have OCD and he has ADHD
Read my reply to this thread!
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Reply: Suspected ADD Child
Hi there, I assume that your education as a teacher included no classes in dealing with children with LD? I...More
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Posted by Gina Pera
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Reply: ADD and Phentermine
I have been diagnosed with sever ADHD. I have gone to specialist in psychology who only deals with and is...More
Posted by An_262014
Can Fish Oil Help Boys With ADHD Pay Attention?
"Boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may benefit from the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish...More
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Reply: My son is ADHD and nothing seems to work
Hi, just came across your problems. Don't worry. I too have a friend whose son was suffering from adhd...More
Posted by peterjam12
Reply: New diagnosis of ADD inattentive Type for 14 yr ol...
You might want to look into a therapist that specializes in ADD/ADHD for them if you can. It might seem...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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