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Old 06-21-12, 09:33 AM
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HELP Im lost

Hey I'm new to the forum,

but I'm so so lost, I'm 26 years old and have always been a bit of a troubled kid and growing up I've always know deep down that I'm not the same as everyone else. My whole life is messed up from it. I can't keep friends/lovers/jobs, I try so hard aswell!
I've been convinced i have something wrong with me, and i am forever going to the GP to be turned away as healthly. So now people think I'm a hypochondriac!

Then one day someone at work said (jokingly) 'god its like you have ADHD or something!' then everything clicked into place and I did my research and every little bit of reading i did described me inside out. I've not been diagnosed yet because I'm scared they wont believe me or wont examine me properly.

I don't know what, becuase knowing I have it is so relieving but not knowing how to fix it it so frustrating, becuase I dont feel like i can tell anyone as it 'another one of those illness's' I've got.

Can anyone give me advice? xxx
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Re: HELP Im lost

Yes, you need to go to your doctor. What have you gone to your doctor with already?
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Re: HELP Im lost

I never thought I had add or adhd until a friend from college told me about her situation and how the meds changed her life. I then scheduled an appointment with a local doctor (general physician) and began my journey to understand what my condition really was. I will say I have had way better experience with a psychiatrist who are specially trained to handle our condition and assist with finding the right med dose. Anyways, good luck!
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Re: HELP Im lost

Thankyou guys. I'm paranoid about going to the doctors now because I always convince myself something is wrong with me, so I go a lot only to find I'm 'healthy'. No one ever believes me. I had a look on the net and found a centre that specialises in these types of disorders. I thought I was Bi-Polar because of my random aggressive outburts, and then hyper activities like stealing (i know its wrong), spending, gambling, none of which I have any control over. I got pulled into the office at work again today by the boss because I'm struggling to finish my work that everyone else has no problem in finishing.

I feel like I need someone with me at all times to tell me what to do and organise me. I put things off that takes a lot of thinking because I literally have an attention span of a baby and the slightest movement or sound distracts me and I can just start doing something else completely disregarding what I'd just been doing. I know it might sound stupid but I try so hard at work to focus I literally have to tense my whole body and it mentally wears me out.

The deal breaker in it all I guess is that I had to go on concentration courses in high school!

I'm booking an appointment with the specialist psychiatrist, I'm actually looking forward to speaking to someone about it.

I know you guys wont judge me either and think I'm being stupid so its a relief to chat on here!
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Re: HELP Im lost

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Yes, you need to go to your doctor. What have you gone to your doctor with already?
Sorry forgot to mention, i went to the docs about my unexplained weight loss (I knew all along it was my eating disorder)
I've been to see if I had an over active thyroid/graves disease.
All blood tests have come back fine.

i used to suffer from anxiety and depression too and was on meds for that.
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