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Penny Williams
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My son had a weak of awareness of pain before he started taking ADHD medication. Now on stimulants, he is acutely aware. I think feeling pain or awareness of pain is controlled by neurotransmitters, so it makes sense that ADHD might change it for some.

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