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jerseynoah
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Hey,

I have ADD and narcolepsy. I take Adderall 2x/day. I started with 5mg 2x/day and it did nothing. I increased to 10mg/2x day and it was helpful. I am starting to increase to 15mg 2x/day. I wasn’t diagnosed with either until I was 30, but definitely had both growing up. My parents were not the type of parents to get things like this checked out, but my dad was definitely narcoleptic as well, he just took very poor care of himself (he also died super young). My brother also started getting diagnosed with things he had his whole life in his late 20’s/early 30’s. My brother definitely was a good example for me, but it took me a while to understand when something wasn’t the most healthy and I could do something about it. Life is SOOO much better now that I take medicine for this stuff.