Cabin Fever and ADHD

Do you know what cabin fever is? It’s that feeling you get about this time of year when everything outside seems to be some shade of gray, you haven’t seen the sun in days, you’re sick of being cooped up in the house, and you just want to be warm. Those of us with ADHD […]

It’s That Time of Year

No, I don’t mean the holidays, although they are approaching quickly. I mean cold and flu season. Right now my son and my husband are both feeling under the weather. I’m doing what I can to stay well. Nobody ever wants to get sick, but when there are so many people around – and we’re […]

Another Look at Depression

Depression is one of those “gifts” that often accompanies ADHD. Attention Deficit Disorder never comes alone, it always brings a friend or two such as depression, anxiety, learning disabilities or even asthma. If you are being treated for depression and still find yourself struggling to get through the day, you might want to reconsider the […]

Winter Blues and ADHD

The winter solstice – the shortest day of the year – is about a week away. Shorter days mean darker days. Where I live – not too far from Chicago – it has been getting dark at about 4:30 each day. For a lot of us with Attention Deficit Disorder, the arrival of winter also […]

Vitamin D and ADHD

This afternoon I visited my doctor – just a check in on my depression. Since I’ve been having some troubles lately, mostly due to circumstances, she suggested adding Vitamin D to my diet. She said that research had shown remarkable results for depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder, and many other things. I was curious about Vitamin […]