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  • 4 months 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;....
  • 4 months 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....
  • 5 months 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....
  • 5 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....
  • 5 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
  • 5 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!
  • 5 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.
  • 7 months ago

    Natural/herbal supplements to treat ADHD

    My child was just diagnosed with ADHD, and I want to know if anyone takes Rhodiola for treatment of symptoms of ADHD? or what herbal remedies is anyone using with good results and what type of side effects are you having, if any? Ty
  • 9 months ago

    Medication reminders

    How much medication do you take and when? Do you use the Web MD reminders and if so when do you get it to remind you?
  • 10 months 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....