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Penny Williams
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You should see a difference on a stimulant ADHD medication immediately, and know how you will do on it overall within a few days.

There are many different stimulants to try and even two different types: amphetamines and methylphenidates. Most people do better on one type or the other, but not both.

A Patient’s Primer on the Stimulant Medications Used to Treat ADHD

Female hormones do affect ADHD as well.

Women, Hormones, and ADHD

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism