By Patricia Quinn, M.D. It’s one thing to be a parent to a child with ADHD, but when you also have the condition, it ups the stakes. Learn why self care, checking in with your kids regularly, and setting household rules will keep you sane. Being the mother of a child with ADHD is not […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Laura Flynn McCarthy Do your ADD symptoms worsen at certain times of the month? Is your thinking a little fuzzier the week before your period? Are you organized and efficient at mid-cycle? Doctors who treat women with ADHD have noted correlations between ADHD symptoms and hormonal fluctuations, not only monthly but over the lifetime […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I am not the kind of person for whom neatness comes easily. I can’t keep to a routine. Every surface of my house is piled with clothes, books, and papers (despite living with a minimalist partner). I start many things and rarely finish them. I find it impossible to focus on instructions. I imagine complex, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
At the age of 21, I proudly realized my dream of reporting for a big daily newspaper. I was getting lots of front-page stories, until I started making stupid mistakes. Most were minor — misspelled names and the like — but then came a doozy: I involuntarily misquoted a prosecutor, making it seem that he’d […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Oct 23, 2015 01:10 PM EDT | By Denise Valerie Uychiat A new research suggests that Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may show up differently in the brains of girls than in boys’ brains. The outcome may be able to help health experts better understand how ADHD can affect boys and girls in unique ways, said […]Continue Reading... No Comments.