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  • Best Explanation Yet

    I just got my WebMD ADHD newsletter. I clicked a couple links and found myself reading "What's It Really Like to Have ADHD?" I'm 65 and have been reading stuff on ADHD for a very long time. The article is by far the most accurate ever. One point in particular got a hearty laugh out of me. "When you live with a person who has ADHD, you realize that there is no one on Earth who would put that much effort into failing over and over again." It's a must read. I'd post....
  • Focalin xr/ safety

    My son mother has put him on focalin xr for two years now. He started at 5mg and gradually bump him up to 20mg. There are days where the meds hit him really hard and days where it really doesn't. He won't eat sometimes in till the meds were off and he does not want to do anything thru out the day. Im worried he will lose lots of weight and just get sick or something... My question is ... Is it ok for him to miss a dosage or two on weekends or non schools days?? So that I can bring his weight....
  • 3 days ago

    I have lived my entire life with undiagnosed AD/HD...

    Hi, My name is Kerry, I'm 18 years old and I'm currently in college. My close friend told me I should get tested on AD/HD and I did, my psychiatrist diagnosed me with Anxiety and Depression, but is still not fully convinced of my AD/HD diagnosis. He says I'll start with stimulant medications soon. I talked to him about my struggles and he thought the AD/HD wasn't the root of my problems, he thought Anxiety and Depression were, but I'm 100% convinced that I have AD/HD. I've....
  • 3 days ago

    Vyvanse

    Hello, So I have been on Vyvanse for about a year now, and am subject to random urine tests. Well, I had a urine test done 2 weeks ago, and my psychiatrist called me on the phone and told me that no amphetamines showed up on my urine, and immediately began accusing myself and my family of things that I would never do. I waited a long time to get in to see the psychiatrist and therapist, as I have children and a family to care for. I cannot function without my meds, and they have told me that unfortunately....
  • 7 days ago

    ADHD or Something Else?

    Hello. I am 16, going on 17, and I've been diagnosed with ADHD since I was 5 years old. My mother has it and my grandfather on her side does too. My mother has a more concentrated form of it, but there are a lot of things she doesn't understand when it comes to mine when I try to explain. I was wondering if what I notice is still ADHD or if it is something else. I've tried looking it up, but you know the internet. Type in any symptoms and it turns out I have cancer and 53 other diseases....
  • 8 days ago

    Managing ADHD Medication

    I have ADHD. I'm 16. I take Adderall to help me in school because I struggle extremely bad without it. I've take. It for three years. this year I seem to not be able to handle my meds for some reason. I kept having to re-start taking it to get my body use to it. I'm always angry in the afternoon and flip out at everyone and everything. I fight with everyone and I can't handle it. Why is this or what can I do to help this side effect.
  • 10 days ago

    Need feedback please

    Hi. I was diagnosed as hyperactive as a kid but my mom pulled me off Ritalin because it made me zombie like. 30 years later I have been rediagnosed and prescribed concerta. I am a little scared to take it. I fear of being on medicine the rest of my life, I fear insomnia, I fear addiction - but I know medicine can be life changing in a great way as well. I'm back in school and have been struggling for 2 years to absorb material. I struggle daily with remembering or absorbing any conversations....
  • 10 days ago

    Addicted to Someone

    Hello, I was in a long-term extra-marital affair with a woman that recently ended (but that I don't think I want to end...I really don't know!). I fell for her not because of the physical attraction, but because of her mind. She is quick and smart and whenever I talked to or chatted with her I felt alive like I have never felt before. I found myself (I'm not really sure how to describe this) completely lost in her world. I find myself constantly looking at an app on my phone to see when....
  • 13 days ago

    Pregnancy and Adderall XR

    Hi, I am a 23 year old female who is diagnosed with Severe ADHD when I was 7 years old. I have been on Adderall XR (35 mg) since 12 years old. I took a break from taking medication when I was 17-19 years old. I chose as an adult to go back on my medication. I have found consistency and success when taking my mediation. I also have severe depression which is treated with Citalopram (40mg). Being in a long term relationship and looking toward the future, I want to have children. Has anyone went through....
  • 13 days ago

    Being bad treated by my teachers

    Hey,I'm a teenage girl and I have problems getting by school. I'm often being picked out by my teachers. Which means that I don't get the same rights as the others in my class. They have seen to diss like me since I told them I had ADHD. I have no idea what to do so I would be happy if anyone could tell me what to do to make them respect me. /Mye❤️