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Does ADHD Medication Help With —? — ADHD Tip O the Day 909

ADHD Medication Helps with Focus, Motivation, Inertia The medication can be a miracle for some, but it doesn’t seem to help with: irritability losing things memory patience time management sleep   Too bad; sorry.  But what it does help with … Continue reading

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ADHD and Legs — ADHD Tip O the Day 898

Continuing with Sleep, Science, and ADHD: As if we didn’t have enough problems, we ADHDers often have leg problems. These include restless legs syndrome (RLS), paroxysmal abnormal leg movements (PALM, aka ‘the jerks’) and leg cramps. The book says these … Continue reading

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Sleep, and Health, and ADD ADHD — ADD Tip O the Day 679

Inadequate sleep makes ADD ADHD worse I’m a little more disorganized than usual, thus so is this post.  Probably because I didn’t get enough sleep last night. Sleep is of fundamental importance to our health and well-being, but even more so with … Continue reading

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Better Sleeping Through Technology, with or without ADD ADHD – ADD Tip O the Day 634

Sleep is an essential part of ADD ADHD management So Jerry Bair gave me this guest post.  He is a tech whiz, so his approach is a little different.   Here it is:   Top 10 Tech Hacks To Give Your … Continue reading

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Are Natural Substances Safe? — ADD Tip O the Day 597

Natural Substances Many people with ADD AHD are helped by medicine – Ritalin, Adderall, Strattera, etc.- but many are concerned about medication side effects.  Some prefer “natural” substances but not all “natural” substances they use are safe.  Here’s a report … Continue reading

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Amphetamines for ADD ADHD: Follow-up. Plus, Foundations — ADD Tip O the Day 589

Great Comment On Last  Meds Post From Dr. Boerboom. Summary: Dexedrine is not very addictive/abusable.  It has a low incidence of side effects. They are different from methylphenidate. Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) may cause side effects, but apparently not often. restlessness difficulty … Continue reading

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Talking About ADD ADHD Medicines — ADD Tip O the Day 585

Terminology When, and why, did medicines begin to be called drugs?  That used to be the term for illegal substances of abuse. Were I a little more paranoid I’d be suspicious. I’m old-fashioned and prefer to say medicines. Side Effects … Continue reading

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Sleep And ADD ADHD – – ADD Tip o the Day for 494

Sleep is very important with ADD or ADHD It makes a difference.  For one thing, if I don’t get enough sleep, my memory gets even worse.  So I have medicines to help me sleep, melatonin for sleep and gabapentin (Neurontin) … Continue reading

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Frazzled strategies — ADD Tip o the Day 368

For living with ADD or ADHD we need strategies, and here’s the ones I used to get unfrazzled, as promised in Tip 367. First, obviously, reverse the causes of frazzled: So got more sleep, took a nap.  Too cold to … Continue reading

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To Sleep or Not to Sleep; That is the Question? —- ADD Tip o the Day 323

I think that’s what Hamlet said.  Or Shakespeare.  Or one of those guys.  Or something like that.  But I am confused.  I believe that sleep is very important for us with ADD or ADHD, but a New York Times article … Continue reading

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