We ADHDers tend to be hypersensitive. For example, to certain noises, to feelings of rejection, etc. So it makes sense that we might be hypersensitive to pain. I just wasn’t aware of this before. But I have had struggles with pain.
I’ve found the following helpful:
Alternating heat and cold.
CBD creams – very effective
tylenol plus ibuprofin. (Cox 2 selective NSAIDs have lower
incidence of side effects, but expensive)
Bengay, Icey Hot, or other heating salves. (caprision reported to have good effect)
I was extremely reluctant to have back surgery but it was extremely successful.
Epidural steroid injections, but only when I was younger.
Try to avoid narcotics except short term after surgery or injury.
Long study – we have more pain and more fatigue
Personal Notes O the Day:
I took a break after publishing Alma Means Soul, my first novel. I’ve started writing again, partly because many days it’s too cold to fish. My working title is Living Well with ADHD. Suggestions are welcome.
I reluctantly and sadly plan to make Tip 1000 the last on this website. I do not have the time and am pruning several activities. I probably will post an occasional tip on my face book page. I’m grateful for your support and participation over the years.
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