By June Silny Some people set new year’s resolutions to cut calories or exercise every day, then set off down a straight and steady path toward success with nothing but their self-discipline in tow. Those people don’t have ADHD. Which is not to say we can’t achieve meaningful, positive change; it just means we have […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By FastBraiin Staff Everyone is guilty of giving up on some of their new year resolutions every now and then; however, if you’re an adult with ADHD, accomplishing your goals for the new year can be even more difficult and frustrating. This new year, we’ve put together some tips for setting goals that will help […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Maria Yagoda The standard conception of the disorder is based on studies of “hyperactive young white boys.” For females, it comes on later, and has different symptoms. When you live in total squalor—cookies in your pants drawer, pants in your cookies drawer, and nickels, dresses, old New Yorkers, and apple seeds in your bed—it’s hard […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Zoe Fenson A year ago, shortly before my 32nd birthday, I walked into a neuropsychologist’s office. I had an appointment, a pre-filled-out questionnaire, and a check to pay for a cognitive assessment. And I had a hunch — one that, up until that point, I’d admitted to very few people. I first suspected I […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Natalia van Rikxoort, MSW, ACC Whether you are a first-time college student or returning to school after years in the workforce, going back to school as an adult can be an exciting, but daunting, prospect. Many ADHDers have anything but fond memories of the classroom but there’s no need for the college experience to be […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Leslie Josel Young adults with ADHD are commonly — and easily — overwhelmed with paperwork, including homework and bills. To conquer ADHD-related procrastination, you must first make the paperwork less intimidating. Here are strategies for breaking it down. Read the full articleContinue Reading... No Comments.
From Medical News Today Research shows that people with ADHD often have lower levels of certain vitamins and minerals. Despite this, there is currently no conclusive evidence that mineral deficiencies cause ADHD. In some cases, vitamin and mineral deficiencies are a consequence of ADHD medication. For example, stimulant medications can suppress appetite, which can lead […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By ADHD Editorial Board, Katherine Quie, Ph.D., L.P., Marie Jackson, Mary White The ADHD mind is bright, colorful, and dynamic — like a kaleidoscope that dazzles in the right light. These creative gifts — recommended by ADDitude contributors, readers, and editors — shine that light on our kids’ unique talents and enviable energy. Get inspired […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By SDD Contributor In this article, we compare bipolar disorder and ADHD. Read on to learn about the symptoms of each and how they can overlap. We also explain treatments and when to see a doctor. Bipolar vs. ADHD Bipolar disorder affects mood, while ADHD affects behavior. Bipolar disorder is a long-term condition that can […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Pushpak Pawar 12 Tips to Improve Your Concentration If you’ve ever found it difficult to get through a challenging task at work, studied for an important exam, or spent time on a finicky project, you might have wished you could increase your ability to concentrate. Concentration refers to the mental effort you direct toward […]Continue Reading... No Comments.