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Just diagnosed with ADHD. How do I tell my family?

Q: I was just diagnosed with Inattentive-type ADHD back in December 2019, as a 45-year old woman.  I haven't told my parents yet as our relationship isn't the greatest though at the end of the day, though we are very…
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How do ADHD Coaches help?

Q: I've been hearing a lot recently about ADD Coaches and redirecting the stigma of having to change our habits to be more neurotypical. How do ADD Coaches help someone with ADD use the tools that they're already programmed with…
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In trouble at school…

Q: I am 16 years old and I want a diagnosis for ADHD. I display a lot of the symptoms and my teachers have also told me I should get this checked out. I always had a feeling that my…
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ADHD and Estrogen

Q: I had a hysterectomy about 14 years ago and was on estrogen and did well on it. For various reasons that I don't have time to go into, I was taken off the estrogen. I soon developed ADHD symptoms…
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Is this ADHD?

Q: I am 40 and all my life I have struggled with organising myself - retaining information.  If I'm asked to do 3 things, generally I do the first thing (possibly not completing it) and completely forgetting about the others.…
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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…
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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…
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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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Support for Women

  Q: I am new to adhd and was wondering if there are any online women’s groups or chat rooms? Or any other support for women like teaching seminars, etc.? Well you are asking the right person this question! LOL…
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