Is Talking To Yourself A Problem, A Symptom, or What?
Someone asked me if talking to yourself is okay. I said I certainly hope so, cause I do it all the time.
I don't think it's a symptom of ADD ADHD; it's a coping strategy.
I say, "Right now I'm writing this post and when I finish, I'm gonna do the Spanish…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on March 23, 2015 at 8:10pm
Isn't Life Interesting! So Many Shiny Things To Choose From!
I'm working on:
Executive dysfunction and EFD ( executive function disorder) and ADD ADHD
Food allergies and food coloring and ADD ADHD
New York Times says childhood trauma can mimic ADD…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on March 21, 2015 at 9:40am
Many people with ADD AHD are helped by medicine – Ritalin, Adderall, Strattera, etc.- but many are concerned about medication side effects. Some prefer “natural” substances but not all “natural” substances they use are safe. Here’s a report on one:
“— increases intracranial pressure (ICP). It is this increase in pressure which leads to the first observable symptoms —: headache, personality changes, changes in behavior,…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on March 17, 2015 at 9:39am
that ADD ADHD is one thing
that food coloring has much effect on very many people
that "natural" substances are better than medicines
that the stimulants are helpful to people who don't have ADD ADHD
Posted by doug puryear on March 13, 2015 at 4:30pm
Buyer and reader, Beware!- More ADD ADHD snake oil
Here's the headline on a recent article:
Here's the report on the…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on March 10, 2015 at 10:20am
There are lots of alternatives to cover, and recent studies show that the supplements don't contain what they claim. What are you supposed do to?
Omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil) for more than ADD ADHD
It helps ADD ADHD some. I take it for general health and recommend it to everyone. The ratio needs to be correct, 4 EPA to 3 DHA. Much that is sold is useless.…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on March 7, 2015 at 9:19am
Ode of an ADDer to a neat wife
Please don't put my stuff away.
Please don't move it, just let it lay.
If I can't see it, it doesn't exist.
I'll forget to do something and we'll both be pissed.
That library book is lying on the…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on March 3, 2015 at 9:07am
Advantages of the non-stimulant medicines for adult ADD ADHD:
Don't cause agitation or insomnia; not controlled and easier to obtain; not abusable or addictive; longer acting and smoother effect. Sometimes added to stimulants to improve symptoms or reduce side effects.
Probably most commonly used are Strattera and…
Posted by doug puryear on February 28, 2015 at 9:47am