ADD Is Not My Choice

One reader addresses a persistent myth about ADD with blunt honesty and humor.


Filed Under: Myths About ADHD

Recently I was told that hyperactive adults can control themselves by simply choosing to sit still.

I replied by sharing my personal experiences with hyperactivity, fatigue, and the depression that is sometimes triggered by my difficulty completing even easy tasks. Just yesterday, my pants were on backwards for most of the day!

Kelly Noll, Charleston, South Carolina

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