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Living Well With ADHD


12 Reasons to Stop Multitasking

We all do it: Text while walking, email during meetings, and more. But too much juggling can actually make you less efficient. Here's why you'll get more done by multitasking less.   View slideshow


12 Ways to ADHD-Proof Your Work Day

If you have ADHD, the limited attention span, restlessness, and distractibility can hamper focus and productivity at work. Here are 12 tricks that can help maximize productivity and efficiency.   View slideshow


10 Things You Should Do If You Have Adult ADHD

Here are 10 behavioral interventions and lifestyle changes that won't necessarily eliminate ADHD but can help you feel more in control.   View slideshow

College Ritalin Abusers May Have Undiagnosed ADHD

As many as 25% of students at certain colleges say they have misused attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication at some point, earning Ritalin and Adderall nicknames like "study buddies" and "Stanford steroids." But new research suggests that many college students who misuse stimulants aren't doing so to turn that A-minus into an A. Rather, these students may be struggling to survive the semester due to attention problems or even undiagnosed ADHD.  Read More

Adult ADHD and Substance Use: Exploring the Link Between Drugs, Alcohol, and Risky Behavior

Can medication help prevent impulsive and dangerous decision making?
After a photo of Michael Phelps smoking marijuana surfaced, he apologized, citing his regrettable behavior and bad judgment. What he didn't mention was attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a condition he was diagnosed with at age nine.  Read More

Parenting With Adult ADHD: How to Improve Your Child's Attention Skills

You can't change genetics, but there are ways to cultivate learning
Parents who grew up with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder often wonder if they will pass the condition on to their kids. Here are a few suggestions for nurturing your child to help improve his or her learning and attention skills.  Read More


Adults With ADHD Lose 3 Weeks of Work Annually

Between 3% and 4% of adults worldwide have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). And these adults miss, on average, more than three weeks a year in workplace productivity, according to a recent study.  Read More


Adult ADHD: I Thought I'd Outgrown It, but the Symptoms Came Back

One man's lifelong struggle with attention problems
I’m a happily married guy, a loving father, and a dedicated worker who enjoys his job. I like to paint, write poetry, and work with my hands. As a kid I took medicine for hyperactivity, and the doctors said I'd grow out of it. But here's the thing: Even as an adult, I can't sit still.   Read More


10 Tricks for Paying Attention

Here’s how to pinpoint your weaknesses and 10 strategies for getting the job done.   View slideshow


Celebrities With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Up to 10 million American adults have ADHD, so it's no surprise that some of America's most acclaimed athletes, actors, and musicians make up part of that mix.   View slideshow