« All Blogs

« Recent Blog Posts

Archives: June 2011

posted: Wednesday June 29th - 12:00pm

My Nicotine-Addicted ADHD Brain: How Cigarettes Affect My Symptoms

Unable to focus, I realize that another factor is making my attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) worse: my nicotine addiction. But can I quit smoking cigarettes?

My hand slams the kitchen table, and my mother leaps backward in shock. Part of me is aware that I’ve hit a new low. I’ve been growing steadily more unhinged since my senior year of high school, but now, the summer after my college freshman year, my stress-induced rage has reached a crescendo. For the first time since I was a child, I’m taking my anger...
Continue Reading »
« ADHD College Blog's blog

« All Blogs



Copyright © 1998 - 2016 New Hope Media LLC. All rights reserved. Your use of this site is governed by our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
ADDitude does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only. See additional information.
New Hope Media, 108 West 39th Street, Suite 805, New York, NY 10018