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Cannabidiol (CBD) is one ingredient in hemp and marijuana.  Should it be used as a treatment for ADHD?

You think you probably have ADHD.  What do you do next?

Treatment for adult ADHD often includes medication, but research clearly indicates that medication alone is not the best treatment for ADHD.  Further, about 20-30% of adults can’t find a medication that works for them, or works without side effects.  Use this method for getting the most out of treatment for adult ADHD.

Sometimes it feels like you're in a bind – you want to communicate that something is bothering you, but you're trying hard not to nag or parent your ADHD partner.  If you don’t say anything, chances are good that not much will change.  But if you suggest something got forgotten again, it sounds like a critique.  What do you do?

Over 15 years ago, when I was feeling unhappy in my relationship, my husband asked me what the chore he should take over.  To his surprise, I said ‘do the dishes!!!’  Turns out, I’m not the only one who feels this way. Sharing dish duties turns out to be really important to a whole lot of women.

Newly diagnosed with ADHD?  You may be wondering what sort of professional guidance would be most useful.  This article helps you figure out where to start.

When both kids and parent(s) in the family have ADHD it can feel chaotic and often full of conflict.  Here are specific strategies to help everyone in the family thrive, and calm things down a bit.

An interesting research study reiterates what past studies have largely shown – that neurofeedback is not a great treatment for ADHD

Parent/Child Dynamics will ruin your relationship.  In order to change them, you must first recognize what they look like.  This post deals with the 'child' side of the dynamic.

Knowing about the neurological underpinnings of ADHD can help keep therapists from falling into the same traps as non-ADHD partners.

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