How I saved my strained marriage after ADHD caused my husband and I to drift apart.
“Our pediatrician now requires my four ADHD sons to have their blood pressure, heart rate, and weight screened every three months. It’s hard to schedule so many appointments. Is this really necessary?”
“My 20-year-old daughter, who has ADHD, skips her Strattera dose on weekends. She assured me it’s OK to do this, despite what her doctor says. Is it?”
There are two types of headaches associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) medications — whether they’re used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) or not. The mild headache in the back of the head that occurs at the end of the dose is a mild rebound phenomenon. It can be relieved with aspirin […]
There are many reasons your partner may deny that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) is hurting your relationship. He might be ashamed of having the condition, fearful that ADD/ADHD treatment will turn him into a different person, or concerned that you’ll blame him for your marital problems. Such fears can be exacerbated by frustration in […]
Do you speak ADHD? If not, learn these humorous definitions. After reading through our glossary, ADHD will take on a whole new meaning.
“Our phone service was shut off because my partner forgot to take his ADD/ADHD medication and didn’t pay the bill. I started to lash out at him. How can I keep this from happening?”
You’re sitting in the doctor’s office, congratulating yourself for finally scheduling your child for an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) evaluation. As the doctor ticks off the symptoms and asks you to confirm if your child shows signs of them, an uneasy feeling overtakes you. You have more than half of the symptoms you acknowledged […]
Can’t relax on the job? Here are five simple ways adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) — or other overworked employees — can relieve tension. No need to get up from your desk!
My husband has ADHD. Through the years we’ve learned to communicate positively with each other. I don’t criticize him, and he lets me know when he thinks I’m being unreasonable. He recently forgot to pay the bill, and I could feel the old resentment bubbling up. How can I keep this from happening?