When Anxiety Accompanies ADHD

ADHD has lots of friends – anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, even asthma. ADHD never occurs by itself; it always has what is called a comorbidity or two with it. Anxiety, in one form or another, is often present with Attention Deficit Disorder. It’s easy to see how one would feed the other; your life can […]

Losing Weight with ADHD

Recently Shelley from The House of Smiths wrote a post about how her ADHD affects her attempts at losing weight. Here’s what she said: I had my hormones tested, got my thyroid checked out, found out I had a very minor pituitary gland issue and was even diagnosed with ADD; one of the BIGGEST reasons […]

Supplementing Your ADHD

Whether or not you take medication for your Attention Deficit Disorder, you can benefit from natural methods to treat your symptoms. Some are basic, like getting enough sleep and eating a healthy diet rich in lean protein. There are also vitamin and mineral supplements that may help your ADHD symptoms. Here are 4 you might […]

How Exercise Helps ADHD

Maybe you’re one of those people who hates to hear the word “exercise”. I know I used to be that way. Exercise, for a lot of people, is something they do or don’t do because it’s good for you. Kind of like going to the dentist and for those yearly exams. Of course there are […]

Do You Really Have ADHD?

Do you wonder sometimes if you really have ADHD? Or maybe you’re one of those people who went to the doctor and got a diagnosis, so you’re sure. (I did.) Sometimes it’s important to get that diagnosis. If you decide on medication for your ADHD, you have to be diagnosed first. And sometimes it just […]

Hormones and ADHD

I have always believed in a holistic approach to Attention Deficit Disorder because ADHD doesn’t just live in one part of your brain; things that go on in your body can affect your ADHD too. As ADD Moms, we already know how hormones can affect our lives. Our weight, our shape, our emotions and even […]