by Dr. Michael Breus I’ve been interested for a long time in the relationship between ADHD and sleep, and particularly in the risk of misdiagnosis of ADHD for what may be sleep problems. In both adults and children with ADHD, sleep problems are common—often significantly more common than in the general population. What’s more, the symptoms of sleeplessness […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
by Gina Pera – for ADDitude Magazine Many adults still encounter professionals whose knowledge of medication management is spotty, including psychiatrists who claim special expertise. Be a smart health-care consumer, and learn as much as you can about any medication before you start taking it. In the meantime, if your prescribing physician makes any of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Sleep….. URG! It is a common fact that most people with ADHD struggle with sleep issues. Many find themselves busy at bedtime, often on the internet and simply procrastinate getting to bed. Others get to bed at a reasonable time but are challenged with the non-stop chatter and thoughts in their head. Further research is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Kept awake by a buzzing brain or a faulty sense of time? These strategies are a great start for putting ADHD symptoms to bed. by Nancy Ratey, Ed.M. Most individuals with ADHD suffer from sleep related problems. Sometimes we struggle just to get to bed at a reasonable hour, other times our brains won’t shut […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Wired, Tired and Sleep Deprived