ADD / ADHD Advocacy

Getting the Most from Your Doctor’s Appointment

Since one of the main tools of dealing with ADD besides coaching, therapy and exercise is ADD medications like Concerta, Strattera, Wellbutrin and Ritalin, ADDers often find themselves in the doctor’s office. Often you only have 10 minutes or less with them so here are some ideas on maximizing that time, especially if you have …

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Attention Deficit Disorder fuels her creativity

Cynthia Gerdes’ attention deficit disorder fuels her creativity (sadly story’s been removed) and has boosted her business success. She gives examples of how ADD effects her, i.e., forgetting to put in some ingredients in a birthday cake, fidgeting in business meetings, and stopping in the middle of one task and getting diverted to 4 etc. “I …

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Depression main long term sickness cause

From the BBC Depression and anxiety are now the most common reasons for people starting to claim long-term (over 6 months ) sickness benefits, researchers in London have said.   Illnesses such as depression are treated using medication, although patients often say they would prefer therapies such as psychotherapy or counselling. However, there are long …

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