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Old 05-14-18, 08:48 AM
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Hai there!

Hello everyone! Fresh newbie who just signed up (though I have lurked for quite a bit). My name is Mike (28) and am currently going through the process of being tested with ADHD, and boy it has been a journey to get this point. For the longest time, I always kind of new I was "different" but I could never quite a figure out what in the world was going on. I struggled a lot socially growing up, developing social anxiety, and a host of other anxiety disorders as well. Depression started to creep in my early teens and it become a tangled web of different disorders I was swimming through.

It wasn't until about a year ago where I was talking to a friend that was diagnosed with ADHD that it even got on my radar. So after some (or a lot) of obsessive research it was like a light bulb went off. I've always struggled with hyperactivity, my motivation/concentration has been a constant struggle day-in/out. Forgetfulness all the time. My moods where all over the place during the day. Then I found out that my brother was diagnosed with ADHD when he was a kid, and apparently, it runs deep in my family. So, I guess I'm just coming to grips with all this stuff and hoping to meet some nice people along the way!

TLDR; Struggled through all my life with anxiety/social issues, and depression. Just found out that ADHD runs in my family, and am currently getting tested.
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Re: Hai there!

Well hey there Mike!
Glad you bumped into these forums! Lots of great info here and lots and lots of people to relate with!
Isn't it nice knowing that maybe you're not quite as alone as you thought you were?

I too went through tons of different disorders and labels before ADHD was even anything I'd ever considered before. But dang...once I found out about it, I knew that's just what was going on! No diagnosis ever matched me so well before.

I hope your diagnosis process is swift and easy and that you can start to get the help you need and deserve!

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Hope to hear more from you!
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