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  • 10 days ago

    I'm getting crushed. I need help!

    I've been dealing with ADHD since I was 12. For my entire life, I thought it was a gift. Something special that no one else had. My secret super power! I began to understand there was something wrong with me since I turned 17, I had dozens of flawless plans and visions for my future, So perfect that they could take me to the moon in just a few years... And here I am, A 21 year old wasted ***, Working at a *** office in the worst country in the world. Anyway, I applied for the Japanese government....
  • 17 days ago

    How can I get off my meds?

    Hello, I’m 17, and was diagnosed with ADHD as a child. As such, I’ve been on meds for the past 10 or so years. For the past few weeks, however, I’ve decided to abruptly stop using Concerta (of which I recently got a new, higher dosage of 72mg), as I don’t want to depend on them for the rest of my life. Today I decided I should start taking them again, as I’ve had a few difficulties with behavior in some classes over the past few days. Throughout today I’ve been experiencing many symptoms as a result;....
  • 17 days ago

    Help with medication

    I am a 17 year old boy and I can’t seem to find the right medication especially now I work in a fast pace restaurant who does atleast a 100 heads a day in Newquay Cornwall , many people say I should stop taking the medication as I won’t need it but I have a bad habit of swearing really loud at things that I try to manage but haven’t mastered yet without my meds this is a problem because the kitchen is an open plan where the customers come to speak to us. Also I have a little girl aged 1 1/2 and another....
  • 17 days ago

    For anyone: adult, teen, or child, who just needs some comfort.

    If you're reading this and you have ADHD, I'm sorry for the long speech. I always skip around if I have a lengthy read ahead of me, and you all probably aren't much different. I tried to space it out a bit, and reading it myself, the space helped a little bit. :D I was diagnosed with severe ADHD at 5 years old. My mother always believed it was some type of "stigma" and wouldn't tell any of my teachers when I was a kid. She just recognized it once every three months, when....
  • 1 month ago

    ADHD/ADD and fibro??

    I have fibromyalgia and think I have ADHD or ADD but don't want the doctors to look at me like I'm making up excuses, what do I do? I don't know how much more i can take, I am at college and if i can't get the grades I can't get into uni and that will end my life, so to speak. Anyone got any advice?
  • 1 month ago

    Why I stopped taking Adderall

    A couple of years back I went to the doctor for a check up with more anxiety than normal. When my doctor came in he looked at me with concerning eyes and started to ask me questions. These questions were him probing me and giving me a test for ADD. To make sure he was correct he also had me take an online test where he would read the question and I would answer. I was 21 at the time and it was the first time I was diagnosed with ADD. The medication that was prescribed to me causes a lot more damage....
  • 2 months ago

    ADHD Behavioral Supports and Reduced Parent Stress

    Hi, I am a 50 year old mother of two ADHD children, 10 and 8 years old. I've gone back to school to get a masters in Communication. I have focused my thesis research on new behavioral interventions for ADHD children that I hope will increase peer relationships, decrease disruptive behaviors, decrease parental stress and be both child motivating and child monitored. I am looking for parents who are willing to participate in a completely anonymous 10 min. questionnaire or be interviewed for 15....
  • 2 months ago

    Looking for opinions on my symptoms

    I work for a railroad and my sleep schedule is never the same.. I find my self always tired and low energy. I eat nutritious foods might take a B12 once in awhile... while at work I find myself standing and rocking with inpatients .. I also get anxious when reading books or anything with more then a few pages.. I use to take adhd meds in middle school but stopped.. I'm affraid to seek professional help due to them thinking all I want is a script.. Any suggestions
  • 2 months ago

    Recently diagnosed

    Hello, I was recently diagnosed with ADHD and was prescribed 20 mg of Ritalin in the morning, and 10 mg at noon. It's helped a little bit, but I feel like my prescription could be stronger, which is why I'm going to talk to my doctor about it soon. What is the difference between Ritalin and Ritalin LA? What alternative OTC medicines or therapy can I also use along with the medication? Thank you for reading!
  • 2 months ago

    Treating persistent nausea

    We have tried 3 different types of adhd medication and all cause serious nausea as a persistent side effect. We have tried over the counter anti nausea and antacid medication with no effect. Are there any other suggestions? It’s starting to cause attendance issues at school.