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Are boring task overwhelming to you off medication ?
Yes, but I still can manage doing them. - 18.18%
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Yes, I can not start on boring task if I'm not on medications. - 81.82%
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No, I can perform just fine without medication. - 0%
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Total Votes: 11
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Apr 28, 2017 - 10:35 AM - by stelth
I am a 48yo. male. As a child I had severe ADHD ,problematic behavior, learning issues, ect., exerbaserbated by a bpd./n mother. At 12 I was first hospitalized after hitting a teacher. Put on ritilen, until I stopped taking it a few years later. Had many struggles, got married to the most amazing woman I could ever hope to find, more struggles, but my ADHD had all but disappeared. I got a job that I loved, all was good.

At work, they implemented a new computerized system that I... [Read More]
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My teen was recently diagnosed with ADHD. So many struggles...
Apr 27, 2017 - 10:24 AM - by igorcarajo
We have a teenage daughter in the 8th grade who was diagnosed with ADHD about two months ago. The diagnosis was made by a psychologist who conducted an assessment. In this case, the ADHD manifests more as inattentiveness than hyperactivity. I would describe it as a mental fog, for lack of a better analogy. This kid has always been quite stubborn. She enjoys sports and making things (like woodworking) much more than academics. She thinks that academics are useless. In the previous two years in... [Read More]
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Looking for Insight
Apr 27, 2017 - 3:28 AM - by yeatheboys
Hey all, first time poster so please let me know if this is in the wrong area.

I'm 20 years old and was diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia when I was 18.

I've been on Vyvanse for about a year now, I take a 70mg in the morning along with 2x 5mg fast release Dexamphetamine.

I was hoping to get some insight into how to deal with my ADD/ADHD. The main issue I'm having at the moment is my general mental state. Prior to taking my medication I feel very... [Read More]
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Complete ED while on Vyvanse?
Apr 26, 2017 - 8:46 PM - by SecretlyaFish
So, I've noticed or not noticed a trend I guess with Vyvanse. But only in the last few days have I begun to think maybe this is what it is. I have not been able to gain an erection once I take the drug and it kicks in, at all. This morning, I woke up with an erection. Not really all that hard, my erections have been weak lately, but an erection regardless.

I woke up, took my pill, then laid in bed for awhile. I decided to well, do my business. 2 hours later. It didn't matter what... [Read More]
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What do you fear the most or get most frustrated about when it comes to your ADHD?
Apr 26, 2017 - 12:37 PM - by KCTang
Hi guys, just wanted to hear a bit about your experiences. I'm trying to wrap my head around my problems and hope you guys can relate, and maybe share some of what you're going through.

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For me, I've had this diagnosis since 2007, so it's hit the 10 year mark.

I used to think that I'd have things more in order by this time. Now I'm 33, coming to 34, and I still feel relatively unaccomplished.

My big fear is dying without... [Read More]
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