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ADHD

The Red Dye Diet: The Concept

I have been wanting to write this book for some time, and since I don't want to make time I thought what better thing than to explore it in this blog.

Diet books are all the craze, and while I don't know much about red dye, research has suggested it can magnify ADHD symptoms and is hard to avoid.  So I thought I would do a mini-series on red dye, looking at what it is,...
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Tips for Being Fully Engaged in Your Sexual Experiences

People with ADHD often have a hard time fully engaging in experiences, as their mind is constantly jumping around from one thing to another.  As our lives get busier, sex seems to fall off the radar screen so we can do things like feed the kids, make money, and meet our ever-increasing obligations.

This can hurt both the mind and relationships, as a healthy sex life is important to both mental...
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Suicide, ADHD and Grief; There is No Escaping Pain

In many ways, it is a blessing to have ADHD because if something hurts you can quickly retract and move on to something else.  For those of you that do not have ADHD, imagine putting your finger in a fire.  Those with ADHD can quickly withdraw and move to something else, but don't learn much.  Those without ADHD, however, take longer to withdraw their finger but the burn is imprinted in their mind so they do not do...
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Sex and ADHD; A Blessing or a Curse?

Does ADHD effect your sex life?  Have you ever even thought about it?  I didn't, until recently reading that it can have both positive and negative influences on your overall sexual experience.

So the question it than raised for me is "Is ADHD a blessing or a curse for your sex life?"  It is such a complicated issue, perhaps it is both a blessing AND a curse?  I'm interested in hearing all of...
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The Heavy Burden of Attempting Perfection; I Give Up!

I want to be a good person.  As a matter of fact, I strive to be a great person, and have big dreams for making a significant contribution to this world.  Unfortunately, my attempt at perfection continues to catapult me from a world of despair to joy to despair again.

The list of 'to do's' that us ADHDers have, and really anybody for that matter, is tremendous.  I mean, every day, I expect more than...
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