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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: October 2012
posted: Thursday October 25th - 10:39am
Quillivant XR: A New Med for ADHD
"I just heard about something called Quillivant XR, a liquid version of methylphenidate, that will be hitting the market soon. Can you tell me anything about it?"
posted: Wednesday October 24th - 9:47am
Step Back from Symptoms and See Yourself Clearly to Rescue Faltering Friendships
Impulsive behavior was sabotaging one ADDer's friendships. By stepping back and taking stock, she learned how she looked to others — and turned the trend around.
A gal can get herself in a fix when the "I" part of ADHD rears its ugly head. When our impulse control is out of whack, and we don’t slam on the brakes as words careen from our brain to our mouth, things get problematic. Lori, one of my coaching clients, was distraught by her inability to maintain friendships. She found herself alone a lot, despite her...
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posted: Monday October 8th - 8:07am
Concerta Helps Me Focus, But I Can’t Get to Sleep
"I am a 15-year-old girl with ADD. I just upped my Concerta dosage from 36 mg to 54 mg. I concentrate a lot better now, but lack of sleep is taking its toll on me — I can't fall asleep until 3:00 AM. Is my dosage too high?"
posted: Friday October 5th - 10:27am« The Experts's blog
How Can I Stop Buying Things on Impulse?
"I have ADHD, and I buy stuff impulsively all the time. My house is crowded with items I don't need, and my checking account balance is getting closer to zero as I write this. Help me stop buying stuff I don't need."
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