Author: Admin

Can I Retrain my Brain?

Q: How much can I expect to retrain my brain for different results in an area where I have not been very adept? I work in hospitality. I have had lots of successes working in catering at events where there is structure, but also fluidity. Recently my agency has placed me a restaurant setting , […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend the 2019 International Conference on ADHD

I went to the 2018 International Conference on ADHD, and I feel it is my duty to encourage you all to attend this year’s conference. Trust me. You won’t regret going. 1. TRIBE TIME via GIPHY As an ADHDer, there is no greater feeling than being with someone else who has ADHD and thinking, “They […]

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Getting an ADHD Diagnosis

Q: How does an adult get a proper diagnosis? I know I have it, I meet all the criteria. I would like to seek out medicine and therapy appropriate to my condition. This is a timely question – and one that sooooo many people have. I’ll be honest, it can be difficult to find a […]

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Books for ADHD Women

Q: Can you recommend a book for a middle aged woman?  ADD has been affecting my career and home for decades.

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Ritalin for the Suspected ADHDer

If one had never been tested but finds that Ritalin perks one up to focus and concentrate is that a sign of ADHD? I have always been nervous and think the Ritalin could make the nervousness worse. 

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ADHD and Eating Disorders

Q: Can you point me to any data around any connection with disordered eating such as binge eating, overeating, bulimia, and anorexia? There doesn’t seem to be much information on this, or that I have found. I have listened to Dr.Roberto O. On various webinars. I am very interested in the H.A.E.S and Body positivity […]

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Partner in Denial about ADHD

Q: As a non-ADHD partner for 2.5 years to a 62 year old gentleman who won’t accept the Amen Clinic diagnosis of ADHD, I feel my teaching and counseling abilities have run out. I am looking for follow through on major negligence in his home and retirement if I am to remain; and, health accountability […]

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My Relationship with Money

Q: How do I find out what relationship I have with money or food that influences how I spend money or what food choices I make? Sigh, this is all so familiar to me. You are not alone. For part 1 -Yes, because of our Executive Function issues, some of us have a tough time […]

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Getting Stuff Done with ADHD, Anxiety and Sleeplessness

Q: ADD affects my ability to get stuff done which leads to anxiety which causes me sleeplessness which causes my stimulant medication to make that worse so I don’t take it as prescribed. I don’t want to take sleeping pills, although I do sometimes resort to it. Thoughts/ideas? My first question would be – Is […]

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Information for Individuals with ADHD and Dyslexia

Q: Hello Liz, I lived most of my life knowing that I had dyslexia and recently find out that I also had ADHD. Do you have any information for individual with both of those conditions? It’s been really difficult. Researchers have known about the link between dyslexia and ADHD for a while. And while you […]

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