Melissa offers advise on how to manage ADHD, describing treatment as having three legs, like a stool. You need strength in all three legs in order to function well. (You can imagine that two-legged stool, right?!) Read her article in Psychology Today.
Melissa explains that there are some incredibly predictable patterns that show up because of ADHD. The most common couple is one who did not know that ADHD was there when they got together. Distractability, uncompleted tasks and the feeling of not being loved often point to ADHD undiagnosed or mismanaged. Listen to this St. Louis Public Radio podcast.
Refusal to have sex is a decision that most partners do not make lightly. It is usually an indication that things are grossly wrong in your relationship – a cry for help. Follow these steps in Psychology Today to improve your chances of holding your partner in love and pleasure again.
Though the research on diet and ADHD has not demonstrated a link between modifying your diet and improving symptoms, this new research study is intriguing insomuch as it seems to connect high intake of fructose with difficulty performing tasks. The authors claim that fructose actually changes expression of our genes...suggesting you should stop drinking that sugary soda. Overview here.
A recent study of children in intensive care units suggests that exposure to the chemicals used to soften plastics in medical devices may be directly connected to increased chances of developing ADHD symptoms. See the news release here.
The research on computer brain training games do not support the claims these manufacturers make as treatments for ADHD and improved school performance (see my free download about ADHD treatment for more info). FTC has settled with the makers of Lumosity about their false claims. See this NY Times article.
Melissa joins 30 experts to provide insight and answers exclusively for ADHD women in this FREE seven-day telesummit. Melissa's presentation on Relationships is on Thursday, January 14th at 9pm. Enter raffle for April/May ADHD Effect In-Depth Live Couples seminar. Register here.