By Neil Petersen A theme that repeatedly comes up when researchers study ADHD is that people with ADHD aren’t all the same. There are subgroups of people with ADHD that appear to have different traits. The most commonly known way of dividing up people with ADHD is to talk about people with “inattentive” ADHD, “hyperactive” […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Anubhuti Matta What It’s Like to Live With explores the stories of people who see and experience every day a little differently. I’m 31 years old, easily distracted, move around all the time — and these are not the only problems I have as an adult suffering from ADHD [Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder]. I’m pretty convinced that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Dr. Hallowell I often compare the ADHD mind to Niagara Falls, both wonders of gargantuan movement and energy. The trick to making use of the energy in Niagara Falls, and to doing well in life with ADHD, is building a hydroelectric plant. You need to hook the energy up to some contraption that can […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jacqueline Sinfield Having ADHD can be isolating because you are experiencing challenges and frustrations that other people don’t have. You probably have been experiencing these feelings since childhood (even if you didn’t know you had ADHD then). Teachers, fellow pupils, even parents can say and do things that single you out. Feeling ‘different’ continues […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Low self-esteem can be deeply rooted, with origins in traumatic childhood experiences such as prolonged separation from parentfigures, neglect, or emotional, physical, or sexual abuse. In later life, self-esteem can be undermined by ill health, negative life events such as losing a job or getting divorced, deficient or frustrating relationships, and a general sense of lack of control. Read the full article Please follow and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Joel Nigg, Ph.D ADHD is genetic, but it is also environmental — to a degree. You can’t change your DNA. But you CAN change your diet, fitness, and sleep habits — all of which may have real, positive effects on ADHD symptoms. Here’s how. Read the full article. Please follow and like us:Continue Reading... No Comments.
BY LARRY SILVER, M.D. When an individual has only attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD), treatment is often a life changer. Stimulants or nonstimulants — particularly when paired with behavior therapy, dietary changes, and exercise — can spark a dramatic improvement. Some individuals, however, continue to experience significant symptoms — deep sadness, anxiety, defiance, learning and organization problems […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jonathan Halverstadt Relationships are hard, and when we accept that fact, we are dealing with reality, not the fantasy that “all you need is love.” All we need is love? I don’t think so. You need coping skills to compensate for your weaknesses and to save your relationship. What tools should you have in your relationship […]Continue Reading... No Comments.