Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

ADHD misdiagnosis

ADHD Misdiagnosis: Ailments That Are Often Mistaken for ADHD

ADHD isn’t the only issue affecting concentration, performance, or behavior. Many problems can manifest symptoms similar to ADHD, so it’s important to conduct a thorough evaluation before making a diagnosis. Accurate diagnosis of a condition leads to effective treatment. This is why it is so important for an assessment of ADHD…

Untreated ADHD in adults

Signs and Negative Effects of Untreated ADHD in Adults

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can last into adulthood if untreated or undiagnosed. Many times, even after the diagnosis, people fail to see the importance of receiving treatment. They are unaware of the detrimental effects that untreated ADHD has on an adult’s life, though. Before going into the specifics of how untreated…

Alternative treatments for ADHD

Alternative Methods for ADHD Treatment

Once a person hears the diagnosis of “attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder” (ADHD), they might think that pharmacological treatment is the only option. But although stimulant medications (including methylphenidate and amphetamine) are the core interventions for managing this condition, there are other strategies too…

Can ADHD be cured

Is Complete ADHD Recovery Possible?

There are various methods for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It all starts with identifying the aspects of one’s life that are most negatively impacted by ADHD. Then, seeking therapy or medications for those issues might be beneficial for adults with the disorder. Without treatment, ADHD can make it difficult to…

ADHD forgetfulness

ADHD Forgetfulness: What Are the Best Ways to Deal With It?

Forgetting something occasionally is quite common. But for someone with ADHD forgetting things is more often. It can involve missing routine tasks because of problems with working memory. Forgetting minor things isn’t harmful; however, it can affect your life, relationships, and career when it becomes chronic. In addition…

ADHD combined type

ADHD: Combined Type. What to Know About It

ADHD affects about 4.4% of the adult population in the US. Any ADHD definition describes it as a neurodevelopmental disorder marked by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity and impulsivity. It is often diagnosed in childhood, but the ADHD symptoms may also carry into adulthood. Still, many individuals only…

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD)
Mental Health

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD): How It Impacts You?

Suppose you have just received an email notification. It is from the HR of the company that you have recently interviewed with. You are sure to get this job after your amazing performance in the series of interviews. However, when you open your email, it starts with ‘We are sorry…’ How would you feel at that moment?…

ADHD mood swings

ADHD and Mood Swings: How to Deal?

Most people think of traits like hyperactivity and difficulty focusing when the subject of ADHD is brought up. However, there are a few less known symptoms that might manifest in people with the disorder. One such is mood changes, which are frequently attributed to psychological issues other than ADHD…

ADHD help for adults: lifestyle changes

Lifestyle Changes for People with ADHD: What Can Help?

ADHD can make a person’s life difficult, especially as an adult. Not only is one struggling to maintain relationships and forge ahead in a career against the challenges posed by the condition. Sometimes, they also have to deal with negative perceptions from people. No single cure for adult ADHD could solve all these problems at once…

Treatment Goals for ADHD

Treatment Goals for ADHD: How to Set Them Right

ADHD is a chronic condition, often starting in childhood and going all the way to adulthood. And even though much focus is on the treatment of children, with about 4-5% of the US adult population having ADHD, the need for the right diagnosis and adult ADHD treatment is immense. However, before even choosing the treatment…