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Why Adults with ADHD Are Smokers

You know the dangers. You know smoking cigarettes greatly increases your risk of lung cancer, heart disease and other health problems. But you can’t seem to quit. If you have ADHD your chances of smoking are increased. Numerous studies have shown tha...

By Eileen Bailey

ADHD, Distraction and Finishing Things

When I was a kid, every once in a while I would hear my dad swear as he hit his head on a cabinet door I had left open. It was a really bad habit of mine. I would open cabinets doors and never, I mean never, remember to close them. Actually, nothing’...

By Deborah Gray

Pros and Cons of Using Strattera

Stimulant medications like Adderall and Ritalin aren't for everyone. An alternative is Strattera. Learn about its pros and cons.

By Eileen Bailey

5 Mistakes Adults with ADHD Make at Work

Succeeding at work can be difficult for adults with ADHD. Lack of focus, procrastination, lateness, and disorganization are common. Avoid these five common mistakes made by adults with ADHD at work and work around your symptoms.

By Eileen Bailey

12 Things High School Students with ADD/ADHD Want Their Teachers to Know

Attention, teachers! What does your high-school student wish you knew about ADHD? Find out by reading this list compiled by teens with ADHD.

By Eileen Bailey

10 Coping Mechanisms for Thriving With Adult ADHD

Thrive with adult ADHD by implementing these 10 steps into your routine. Learn how to organize your day so that your symptoms don't get in the way of success.

By Eileen Bailey

20 Common Symptoms of ADD and ADHD in Women

Many ADD or ADHD symptoms are commonly described by women but not listed in clinical journals. Here are 20 of them.

By Terry Matlen

Tips for Managing Clutter With Adult ADHD

Reducing clutter is challenging for everyone. Add ADHD and it can be overwhelming. Here are nine practical tips to help those with ADHD get clutter under control.

By Eileen Bailey

Five Tips to Help You Beat Procrastination

When you live with ADD or ADHD it can seem like everyone else is on top of their work and family life, goals, and dreams — especially on social media. But everyone battles procrastination. Here’s how you can win.

By Elizabeth Millard

Is a One-on-One School Aide Right for Your Child?

Know that the duties of a paraprofessional are based on your child’s unique needs.

By Eileen Bailey