Category Archives: ADHD Treatments & Medications

The Truth About ADHD Medications and How They Work

ADHD Treatments & Medications    August 31, 2019

ADHD is a medical condition that affects the functioning of neurotransmitters in the brain.  With just a little understanding of how ADHD medications work, many people can enjoy great improvement in their ADHD symptoms.  The symptoms of ADHD are a result of the brain not producing enough, or utilizing efficiently, the brain’s neurotransmitters dopamine and norepinephrine.  … read more »

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Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria (RSD) and ADHD: How To Get Rid of Those Negative Thoughts

ADHD Treatments & Medications    August 1, 2019

What is Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria? Rejection sensitive dysphoria or RSD is a neurologic and genetic condition very common to persons with ADHD. Those who have RSD experience extreme emotional sensitivity and emotional pain. These feeling can be triggered by the perception — not necessarily the reality — that they have been rejected, teased, failed, disrespected, or … read more »

ADHD Medication Vacation?

Summertime is just around the corner, and Lynn is wondering what to do about her son’s ADHD meds. “He really needs them for school, and the medication has calmed him down a lot, but some people have told me they take their kids off medication in the summer. I‘m not sure what to do!” Lynn is … read more »