Out of Order

Out of order can mean a couple of different things. On the one hand, out of order can mean that something isn’t working. When the Diet Coke machine is out of order, we can get really frustrated because we can’t get our fix. 🙂 Out of order can also mean that things have been taken […]

Hormones and ADHD: Part 4

There is a reason that women refer to menopause as “the change”. It’s because so much in their lives does change when menopause begins. ADHD is no exception. In fact, some women who were completely unaware of ADHD symptoms earlier in life may begin to experience them much more strongly as a result of hormonal […]

Hormones and ADHD: Part 3

It should be clear by now that fluctuating hormones can worsen ADHD symptoms. This is especially true for women with ADHD who experience far more fluctuating hormones throughout their lives than men. Pregnancy is, of course, all about hormones. While there is no definitive proof that taking ADHD medication will harm the developing fetus, most […]

Hormones and ADHD: Part 2

As you grow and mature into an adult, your hormone levels begin to even out. While you won’t have the roller coaster hormones you had during puberty, you may notice changes in your ADHD as part of your monthly cycle. Some women with ADHD will find that their ADD symptoms and the severity of them […]

Hormones and ADHD

Are you beginning to realize that everything in your life affects your ADHD symptoms? Your hormones are no exception. The hormones in our bodies are very important because they affect many of your body’s processes, including metabolic rate, growth, sexual function, reproduction and your mood. (We all know about that one :)). Well it turns […]

It’s All Connected

You’ve heard me say many times that your ADHD symptoms are affected by many things, including sleep, diet, exercise and more. But have you ever stopped to consider other outside forces like your environment and how they affect your ADHD symptoms? For instance, you know that a good night’s sleep (and enough sleep) can have […]