Can acidic foods interfere with the effectiveness of stimulants, such as Ritalin, Adderall, and Vyvanse? The question came up again at my face-to-face Silicon Valley Adult ADHD discussion group. So, let's delve now into answering that question. In a word, yes. Yes, food can interfere! Most specifically, an overly acid or … Read More
For the fourth year running, Healthline.com editors named ADHD Roller Coaster a Best ADHD Blog. They describe my work this way: For 17 years, Gina Pera has been … Read More
By Katy Rollins I was out of Concerta for a couple of days. In the interim, it was funny watching the ways that I unravel, when I don't take my medication. Of … Read More
By Jo Ann Law McGrath, guest writer My husband is a good looker. Well, yes....he's handsome, too, but what I mean to convey is his likeness to a bloodhound. He … Read More
Is there an association between Adult ADHD and infidelity? The simple answer is: Maybe. But probably not in the way you might think. My ADHD Partner … Read More
What difference does it make later in life, to be diagnosed with ADHD and take medication? We met just a few years ago. At that time, Meg struggled … Read More
When you sit in a spaceship hurtling around the Earth at 17,500 miles per hour, you learn something about managing risk—and panic. As I listened to this … Read More
Change can be stressful—even "positive" change. Then there's the anxiety that comes from expecting ourselves to keep up that positive change. Day after … Read More
Why create a special model to help couples challenged by Adult ADHD—in one or both partners? Four questions and answers go a long way toward explaining that. In … Read More
To people who don't truly understand Adult ADHD, it seems a ridiculous oxymoron: A perfectionist person with ADHD? Yet, the phenomenon is surprisingly common. I … Read More
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