A high percentage of children and adults with ADHD also suffer from anxiety disorders. On the bright side, ADHD and anxiety are both treatable and people with these conditions can live normal and productive lives just like anyone else.
I grew up with a smoker. My mother, who suffers from both schizophrenia and anxiety, was a three pack a day smoker when I was growing up. I loathed her smoking so much that I did everything a little kid could do to stop her from the act. I remember stomping on her cigarettes and even throwing them out the window all to no avail. My mother…