ADHD has shaped my life and has helped me build a successful business. Way back in 2012, I woke up one morning bored; I was bored of my office job and frustrated by the lack of control I had over my own life. That afternoon – irritated and yet strangely enthused – I set up … Read more
It has been years now, but even after so much time it feels like I’m still coming to terms with my diagnosis. For most of my life, I put off ADHD I didn’t want to acknowledge it but after finding other people’s stories on social media I realized how much it actually affected me. Everything … Read more
Clinics report that women are being diagnosed with ADHD more often than girls. In fact, in clinics it’s one to one, men to women—and women self-refer. But the ratio of boys to girls being diagnosed in clinics is still about four to one. So that means that we’re still missing a lot of girls, and that’s obviously a problem.
I’ve been diagnosed with ADHD combined for just over a year. I’m nearly 32 years old and, admittedly, it’s difficult for me to socialise and communicate with people, even my family. If I need to reach out and talk about something important, then I like to write a letter to someone. It’s easier for me … Read more
ADHD impacts young adults and their parents. There are challenges with academics,relationships, and work. A young adult must figure out how to make the best decisions for themselves.
There is no single test to diagnose ADHD. Many other problems, like anxiety and depression, can have similar symptoms.
ADHD is a non-discriminatory disorder affecting people of every age, gender, IQ, religious and socio-economic background. Includes citations