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ADD Mythology — ADD Tip o the Day 325

I think these characteristics are just human, not specific to ADD or ADHD: 1. We tend to swallow what someone tells us, especially if it is in writing or on TV, without engaging in critical thinking. 2. We are susceptible … Continue reading

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Ritalin etc, Safe? — ADD Tip of the day 200!

This week  both a friend and a patient told me that their doctors had advised that they stop taking Ritalin because of fear of long term effect on their heart.  Ritalin can sometimes increase blood pressure and pulse rate, but there … Continue reading

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