Treated Versus Untreated ADHD, See the Difference

Treated Versus Untreated ADHD

Day 7…and we’re talking about how ADHD medication can help you see the difference between treated versus untreated ADHD.   Kristen joins me today to share her journey of self discovery and she has yet to go through the complete diagnosis process.   In this episode, listen to how positively she has responded to ADHD […]

ADHD Is A Diagnosis, If You Want To Be Correct

ADHD Is A Diagnosis

I’ve known Alison online for a while. In fact, she is the person who inspired me to write an article on ADHD as a label just a little over a year ago.   In this episode, she and I discuss more than just that. Alison’s passions include neuroscience and information. In fact, she tells me that most […]

How ADHD Medication Helps Me: Don’t Make It Harder

How ADHD Medication Helps

Diagnosed with ADHD as a child, Sean Wallace knows of life with ADHD medication and life without it. With the prospect of going back to school, at 23, the awareness that he really needs the help motivated him to be re-diagnosed as an adult.   Surprise! On the proper dose, all of the reasons he […]

Think About it, ADHD Isn’t a Label

ADHD not a label

ADHD Isn’t a Label I’ve talked about this before. To clarify, it isn’t a label, it’s a diagnosis. It means you have a naturally under aroused pre-frontal cortex. Our neurotransmitters are responsible for helping us to engage in activities, plan, organize, and follow through with things and is, therefore, affected. When you say it’s a […]

The DSM-5

The medical community relies on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) to diagnose all things mental. It is put out by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and is used as a classification and diagnostic tool. Since its updated version, in 2013, when some changes were made regarding ADHD, there continues […]