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  • 3 days ago

    Question - ADHD worse as getting older?

    I'm a 42 year old male. I was diagnosed for ADHD 10 years ago. It cleared up a lot of questions I always had about myself. I proactively studied the disease, I have seen professional help on a monthly basis since diagnosis and I have taken Strattera for 10 years. Over the past few years, it seems that my ADHD symptoms are growing worse. I recently got fired from my investing job. The heads of the group seemed to grow tired of my increased disorganization and my trouble focusing. Has anyone else....
  • 3 days ago

    Undiagnosed, failing at normal day to day life.

    Hi, I’m Abby. I’m 24 years old and I have researched a lot about ADD/ADHD, when I read up, take quizzes, listen to people’s ADHD stories, I feel like it is the story of my life! It has seemed to have negatively impacted my life dramatically. So right from a child I have always struggled concerntrating, not finishing or last minute homework than I am more than capable of doing, struggling with organisation and punctuality in lessons, always losing and forgetting things and become agitated by sitting....
  • 3 days ago

    Undiagnosed, Underage and Unhappy

    Hi I'm a 12 year old girl and I think I have ADHD. I can't sit still or focus and I'm having a lot of trouble in school. I have a lot of trouble paying attention and I miss important things in class. I also make a lot of "careless" mistakes and am really unorganized. Does this sound like ADHD? I've tried telling my mom but she just said stop "half-assing" school and that I just need to try harder. I'm trying really hard already and I don't feel good about....
  • 7 days ago

    Adhd Insomnia

    Hi: I’m new to this furum. Adult female 57 diagnosed 4 years ago. Treatment: Concerta & Wellbutrin. Past two-three weeks I’m having terrible insomnia. Racing thoughts. Being exhausted makes me more emotional, great :) lol. Any help would be welcomed. I have zopiclone but I dont like having to take meds. But it’s not working. Any advice.
  • 8 days ago

    Child with ADHA combined type

    If some of you are new to this diagnosis, my son was diagnosed with ADHD combined when he was 6 years old right after kindergarten. The combined type just simply means he's both inattentive and hyper. Which with a little boy can be crazy at times. He is now going on 12 and in the 6th grade. Academics he has Ben doing great; he's usually a A and B student. Lately we have been having some issues in his English class. I'm not sure if it's his meds have waned by the afternoon or the class....
  • 10 days ago

    please help me

    this gonna be a really hard and long story but im gonna try my best and fight my feelings because i know that this is they only key to live finally LIVE A LIFE. back few months i came to a point in my life where i never felt so bad. i play a lot of competitive games. i was unable to concentrate, i felt like i cant achieve anything even in games not just in my life. i started to burnout on everything and i was angry on a lot of people because of the emotional rollercoaster. slowly i started to hate....
  • Stress Correlations Symptoms Exacerbate ADD

    I feel like I’m lacking in so many areas even though I’m doing my best.
  • 10 days ago

    Long Term Effect

    I have been on my ADHD meds for 12 years and I am staring to get worried because I have had a lot of health problems recently that could be considered side effects of the drugs. But there doesn't seem to be much research on the long term effects of concerta. I have been taking it since I was 7 years old and my dosage only changed once when I was 8 or 9.
  • 14 days ago

    ADHD and procrastination

    I had a background of being a big-time procrastinator. My school life was hell and I can't even imagine going to school. My academics were low and I hard time concentrating.I wouldn't be even picked in the basketball team, the only thing I love about school. Everyone thought I had some kind of dyslexia. Even I was made to believe that I had some kind of learning disability. Then after a few months, I saw a feature on adhd coaching services in Toronto. I was very happy to meet someone who....
  • 15 days ago

    ADHD

    Okay so I’m a noob but like I can’t stop being mean to people cause of my ADHD mood swings and there saying I’m just trying to make up a exscuse and I don’t have the meds cause my parents suck and they know I have it I rlly need help cause I lost a lot of friends