I'm thrilled to share the good news: today's Washington Post ran a feature story about HealthCentral's ADHDCentral and its sister sites' unique approach to helping people with their health needs online. Called "Seeking a Cure, Patients Find a Dose of Conversation Online," the story features interviews from our communities and expert... Read more
Every since I was a kid my teachers had questioned my parents about whether or not I had this ADD, my parents common reply was "No, its just selective hearing". I've grown up since then believing that I was the one making the errors and that ADD was just an excuse. In high school I found it hard to concentrate on my studies, but I believed... Read more
A Really Big Story yesterday on ADHD: A BMJ study finds adults with ADHD lose three weeks of work per year (via absence, lost efficiency, etc.) compared to coworkers without ADHD. Yikes. Let's dig in and figure out what this really means.
What you need to know:
1. A vast majority of the workers with ADHD were untreated.... Read more
I think I have Adult (women) ADHD. When reviewing all the symptoms they seem to scream my name almost. What are my next steps? Visit to my family doctor? I feel a little silly having to say to my doctor - I think I have ADHD because I read a nubmer of articles that describe me.
Is there treatment? Will all... Read more