What to Do When ADHD Medications Don’t Work

There are alternative treatments for ADHD. For a lot of people, medications will not work. This is unfortunate because medications have such a good track record in terms of efficacy and can lead to significant improvements in individuals that can take them. There is a targeted approach with regard to medication management. There’s more to…

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Get Ready for 2021 with ADHD

With ADHD, always expect the unexpected. Worried? Don’t be. One of the many positives about the ADHD mindset is the ability to anticipate problems. So let’s start by getting ready. Love Trouble: Ask that special someone in your life if there is anything you can do to make their life easier. You might not be…

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Why can’t I learn from my mistakes?

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Heart breaks don’t always have to be romantic My heart breaks every time I come across a patient that is getting better but doesn’t believe it. I found that this is especially true of those with ADHD. One patient may say “Why can’t I learn from my mistakes?” while another says “I don’t think you…

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ADHD, COVID-19, and Outbreak

What?!! How can you correlate the three?! Let’s equate this current COVID-19 outbreak to the movie, “Outbreak“. It’s no secret that people with ADHD have a keen ability to sense danger. It’s just that no one listens to us until it’s too late. Cue Dustin Hoffman’s character, Sam Daniels. As I watched it again for…

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ADHD and Anxiety

People with anxiety and depression should always be screened for ADHD at the very least. The reason behind this is because people with undiagnosed ADHD have most likely learned to cope with stress in unhealthy ways. Imagine if you’re the kid that gets called on in class to answer a question but you got distracted…

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