Free Guide to Hormones & ADHD in Women
For women with ADHD, fluctuations in estrogen and other hormones can have a huge impact on symptoms during puberty, pregnancy and post-partum, PMS/ PMDD, and menopause. Learn about the relationship between hormones and ADHD in women, and what you can do to better manage symptoms at every stage of life.
Estrogen is the hormone responsible for the sexual and reproductive development of girls and women. It also manages important neurotransmitters, including dopamine, which is central to executive functioning; serotonin, which regulates mood; and acetylcholine, which aids memory.
Fluctuations in estrogen affect all women but are often felt more acutely in women with ADHD, who are more likely to experience debilitating premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
In this download, you will learn how fluctuations in estrogen impact women with ADHD:
- in adolescence
- during PMS and PMDD
- throughout pregnancy and post-partum
- during menopause
- as well as what interventions may help women manage their ADHD symptoms at different stages in their lives.
NOTE: This resource is for personal use only.