For those suffering from a specific medical condition, clinical trials are sometimes suggested by clinicians and loved ones.  Commonly, they are mentioned when all other known options have been explored. Yet medical science is desperately...

Myth: Attempting to self-medicate by drinking (i.e. caffeine), or smoking (i.e. cigarettes) will address my ADD symptoms and will help me feel better.  Fact: While it may make you feel better temporarily, self-medicating is not a permanent...

Many experts describe ADD as having a mind like a pinball machine, with thoughts bouncing from one place to another. Adults with ADD describe their condition as follows: “I get fidgety and want to get...

ADHD, a biological disorder caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain, can affect an individual cognitively. What many people don’t realize is that it also affects an individual financially. Adults with ADHD experience financial...

Comorbidity sounds like a scary word for a lot of people. However, it really is not. Disorders that individuals experience simultaneously are known as comorbid disorders. For example, an individual diagnosed with both ADHD and...

Comorbidity sounds like a scary word for a lot of people. However, it really is not. Disorders that individuals experience simultaneously are known as comorbid disorders. Research has shown that those diagnosed with ADHD often have...

Do you feel feel frustrated, impatient with your family, or guilty about missing important events? Is your ADHD medication too expensive? You may relate to Patty:  ...

Myth: ADHD is a disease of hyperactivity or poor attention. Fact: ADHD does account for hyperactivity in an individual, but the symptoms associated with ADHD can affect a person in many other different ways. ADHD is...