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New Member Medication Question-ADVICE!
May 24, 2017 - 1:36 PM - by maa110977
Hello! I am 39 and a female and I have been dealing with ADD since I was in 8th grade! I have been on Adderall for many, many years! I have taken time off of it of course during the pregnancies of my daughters. I feel like it works but my doc has also mentioned Vyvanse. I have been on 40mg, I take it three times a day and so it totals 40. My concern in changing is how Vyvanse can affect afternoons or if it still works than? My last dose now is 10mg at 4pm. I feel like some days I could be... [Read More]
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ADD and LEARNING
May 24, 2017 - 7:26 AM - by Smoking Gun
Rote learning is an inferior method, and every intelligent person knows it. Every intelligent person realises just how little can be learned by rote.

When one shifts from rote learning to understanding material, one is enlightened in such a way that it feels as though they have been changed for life. If one is intelligent, one is able to learn by logic and abstraction. Rote learning can be akin to being half-dead. What rote learning does to a person, when they are stuck in it, is... [Read More]
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Help with ADHD, Medications not an option.
May 24, 2017 - 7:25 AM - by Mathemagician
A summary of my problem with ADHD:

When I went to college, I was very enthusiastic and ambitious for my studies. However whenever I try to study, after reading a couple of paragraphs (I have no problem understanding the material), I just feel a huge repulsive power that pushes me away from it, I just can't refocus on studying. A lot of thoughts circle in my head and I follow the first distracting one. I always have daydreams at lectures and barely follow after 15 minutes. I can... [Read More]
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Diagnose me ...
May 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM - by puppylover
Hi. Just chatted with my primary physician and it was recommended that I talk to a psychiatrist. Deep down I know my chronic procrastination will delay that for a while, so I was hoping to post here to see if I have a real problem or if it's in my head.

Here are some facts about me, not all necessarily tied to ADD:
  • Always struggled just to be average in school
  • Had to have one on one tutoring as a kid
  • Had to sit in the desk next to the teacher at one
... [Read More]
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Embracing your day,How do you view your life?
May 23, 2017 - 2:27 PM - by ivry321
Hi Gang,

Been a minute I just felt like writing hope this makes some sense. to someone

Somedays itís the fly some days itís the windshield.

Somedays are "good" others are" better", "really bad" hasnít happened for a while, think I finally surrendered to the idea Iím pretty nuts.

Even with the meds,... [Read More]
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