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A major part of learning to thrive with Adult ADHD is identifying tools and strategies that can help with your particular challenges. Not a stereotype’s.
A big ADHD Roller Coaster salute goes to The New York Times Silicon Valley-based reporter Matt Richtel (photo, right) for his ongoing coverage of the risks associated with driving while distracted (see selected headlines and links below).
Keep in mind: These risks ratchet up even higher when untreated ADHD takes the wheel. In fact, I devote a chapter to this topic in Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder.
(Read an excerpt here and, while you’re at it, catch the video of “Attention Deficit Disorder Man!”
Live a few decades not knowing that you have ADHD, and chances are you’re lugging around not only emotional baggage but also physical baggage — sleep debt, adrenal exhaustion, off-kilter hormones, allergies, and more. Yet,
You might turn to Consumer Reports when it comes to purchasing appliances or even automobiles. Yet, would you trust them for ADHD-related medical advice? I certainly hope not. Let me explain, in this updated version of
“If there is one mental health disorder that has captured the attention of the American public over the last few decades, it is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Some people joke about it; others take it
Physician and neuro-imaging specialist Douglas Bremner explains on his blog why driving down your cholesterol score with statins might not be such a bright idea (Do Statins Make You Stupid?) or a sexy one (Statins Interfere with Orgasm, Live Update from the American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting, March 5, 2009). He writes regularly about medical issues at his blog, an offshoot of his book Before You Take That Pill: Why the Drug Industry MIght be Bad for Your Health.
Thank you to everyone who has so generously received my book, Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder (August 31, 2008, 1201 Alarm