Recognizing the Stressors That Paralyze ADHD Brains
Many people with ADHD have a lifetime of making impulsive errors, forgetting things, losing jobs, failing tests, or feeling like they were under-performing. Such negative emotional experiences build up over time, and can “hard-wire” the brain to be always on the lookout for danger.
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2 Comments: Recognizing the Stressors That Paralyze ADHD Brains
This is a very valuable and a little out of the box article about stress and ADHD. These days, all we hear about is mindfulness and taking a quiet pause which may be very healthy but not very popular with pre-teens and teenagers (certainly not mine!)
This also almost directly explains why ADHD and Diabetes Type 2 are so closely connected. High cortisol level on a long period of time leads to diabetes (and adrenal fatigue … and can also impact changes of getting Alzheimer’s disease.) Love to connect these dots!
Really? Paraphrasing – Do now what has worked for you in the past or try something new if your old solutions aren’t working. That’s it?