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ADDitude's top ADD/ADHD experts answer readers' questions about parenting children with, and about adults living with, ADD/ADHD.« Recent Blog Posts
Archives: July 2011
posted: Thursday July 28th - 9:00am
ADHD Medications and Headaches
“I’ve tried Vyvanse, Concerta, and Focalin for my adult ADD/ADHD, but all of these ADD/ADHD medications give me headaches before I can work up to a high enough dose to control symptoms. What can I do about this?”
posted: Tuesday July 26th - 11:00am
Is My Insurance Company Required to Cover Specific ADHD Medications?
"My pharmacy plan is taking Concerta off the list of medications they will cover," one reader tells us. "The company suggests my son use Ritalin, which he tried years ago without success. Do I have legal recourse to make the plan cover Concerta?"
posted: Thursday July 21st - 11:30am
ADHD Medications: Are There Any Long-Term Side Effects, Risks?
Taking attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) medications and concerned about the long-term side effects for adults or children?
posted: Tuesday July 19th - 12:00pm
Adult ADHD Diagnosis Followed Relationship Problems?
"My long-distance boyfriend, who was recently diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), phoned to let me know he would like to 'step back and just be friends.'" one reader tells us. "I love him, and I don't want to lose him. What should I do?"
posted: Thursday July 14th - 11:30am
Does it feel like your mind is constantly racing? Are you overwhelmed by negative thoughts, emotions? There's no need to suffer in silence. Medications and alternative treatments can help.
posted: Thursday July 7th - 6:00pm
New to ADHD and hoping to learn more? Trying to explain to someone with ADHD how they could benefit from better understanding their condition? Learn how understanding ADHD can be an effective form of ADHD symptom management!
posted: Tuesday July 5th - 4:30pm« The Experts's blog
When ADHD Affects Car Insurance Premiums
"My son, who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), has been caught speeding while driving his car twice, and has gotten into a car accident," one reader tells us. "Our car insurance premiums are now sky-high. Can we appeal to the insurance company to lower our rates, claiming he has a medical condition?"
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