"What It Feels Like Living with Undiagnosed ADHD"

"It took every ounce of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual strength to live my life - until I finally met someone who listened to my story." Do you recognize your story here?

A Hidden Condition

ADHD in women is often overlooked. The most noticeable symptoms, like hyperactivity, manifest differently in boys and are too often disregarded as "ditzy" behavior in girls. Plus, the inattentive symptoms more commonly seen in girls are commonly mistaken for something else. 

Living with an unrecognized condition can lead to years of low self-esteem and shame until a diagnosis shines a light on why everything has been so hard for so long. ADDitude readers and experts share what it felt like living with undiagnosed adult ADHD. Can you relate?
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