Cassy’s Story

I’m 36, the mother of five, and was diagnosed with ADD about two years ago. My doctor wanted to put me on an ADD medication, but it raises your blood pressure and I’m already taking an antidepressant that does that, so I refused. I’ve been in and out of therapy since I was ten and…

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Ryan’s Story

Im a 30 year old male, who has lived with ADD through all my life, and really am sick of it. Throughout my grade school years, I had trouble with focusing in on my teachers and couldnt help day dreaming. In the first grade I was a little ahead in math, but had trouble with…

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Scott’s Story

I was diagnosed with ADD at age 45. It occured to me one night while chatting with my wife, that i felt like something is wrong with my thinking. After talking about it i made an appointment for counceling. Yes, they said–you are classic case of adult attention deficit. I met just about all the…

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Paul’s Story

Im a 43 year old male. I was diagnosed with ADD about six months ago. Ive always been challenged to stay focused and organized, but never considered ADD because I wasnt hyper or disruptive as a child. It seems a common misconception with ADD, is that it necessarily includes excessive, and usually, distracting levels of…

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Terrie’s Story

I just want to share my story and maybe it could encourage someone else. I had a horrible childhood. My father is an alcoholic and my mother had a stroke which left her left side of her body paralized. I am the oldest of four children. I had many health problems throughout my childhood. I…

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Jordan’s Story

My name is Jordan and I am a 37-year-old male residing in Atlanta. I was diagnosed with ADHD in December 2006 and I have started taking Adderall. If you are so inclined, here is a little about me and my story. I have always thought that I have a wondering mind and have always considered…

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Cheryl’s Story

Im 26 and I was diagnosed with add about a year ago. I was so happy to read the other stories to know that Im not alone. Some of the things that are similar with me are, im a mess, my room, my car, but i too know where everything is, i mean to clean…

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Marianne’s Story

I did not learn I had ADD until 3 years ago when I was 68 years old. A man in a group I attended talked about taking his grandson for an evaluation of the child’s ADHD where the Dr. said: “I think you’ve got ADD, yourself. Hearing the man’s symptoms made the proverbial “light bulb”…

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Pattie’s Story

I was 30 years old, my mom had just passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack. She was only 62. I found out two weeks later that I had breast cancer. I was devestated. I really needed my mom and she wasn’t there. My dad said it was my own fault for not taking care…

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Dan’s Story

I was diagnosed with ADD earlier this year. Currently I’m a rising junior at a really good college, but I can say that I’ve never really worked consistently at anything. I save all my work for the last minute, and struggle to finish papers on time (I usually hand things in literally a minute or…

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