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Athletes with ADHD more likely to choose team sports, could increase injury risk, study finds

Athletes with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to compete in team contact sports than individual sports, which could increase their risk of injury, suggests a new study.

ADHD medication associated with reduced risk for motor vehicle crashes

In a study of more than 2.3 million patients in the United States with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), rates of motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) were lower when they had received their medication, according to a new article.

Exposure to racism harms children's health

New research illustrates the unhealthy effects racism can have on children, with reported exposure to discrimination tied to higher rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety and depression, as well as decreased general health.

Your Power

ADHD & Marriage News - MAY 24, 2017 Quote of the Week “Power is not taken at all.  It’s given to individuals by others, including their partners, children, coworkers, social groups, and communicates, because they’ve served the interests...Show More Summary

Getting Out of the (ADHD) Organizational Muddle

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 05/23/2017. In January, I wrote about bullet journals as a way to capture many details, and stay on top of projects.  That system is particularly good at capturing a ton of little details, so you don't lose them, and so you don't have to respond immediately. Show More Summary

Thank you - let's celebrate!

ADHD & Marriage News - May 17, 2017 Quote of the Week “Thank you - let's celebrate!” - Melissa Orlov It’s Mandatory I'm Celebrating You Mid 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of my website, www.ADHDmarriage.com.  As I was thinking about...Show More Summary

Starved Stuffed and Restless: The relation between ADHD and the disregulation of eating.

By Dr. John Fleming, C.Psych. Introduction by Rick Green: “Dr. Fleming is a psychologist in private practice with more than 30 years of experience in the treatment of eating issues, including obesity.   John has been providing assessment and treatment for individuals with ADHD for 19 years, and one of those adults was me.  He’s […]

Going on the Defensive, Making Excuses and Denying Fault During a Fight

Submitted by Katie in ADHDland on 05/16/2017. Communication Tips with ADHD Let me start by saying that I have ADHD, and my husband does not. This fact in itself has been the underlying cause of nearly every one of our arguments and is...Show More Summary

Free Time Management Webinar

ADHD & Punctuality: Even You can Learn to be On-Time Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Time: 9:00 to 10:00 pm EDT (New York Time) Instructor: Lynne Edris Your struggle with punctuality impacts every area of your life, and you’ve probably figured out by now that simple approaches like setting your clocks ahead and vowing to […]

Setting Goals Like a Top Athlete

ADHD & Marriage News - May 11, 2017 Quote of the Week “The idea of short-term goal-setting is to motivate me but not overextend me.  Rather than thinking, ‘What do I need to do six months from now,’ I’m thinking, ‘What do I want to do...Show More Summary

ADHD Fidget Toy Controversy

Last week I made a Youtube video about Fidget Toys and ADHD. From years of research, including reading books like Fidget to Focus by Sarah Wright and Roland Rotz, I know that Fidgeting can really benefit Children and Adults with ADD / ADHD. I do believe that most of the fidget toys out there DO help […]

What Happens When You Take ADHD Meds?

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 05/10/2017. People regularly ask me "will I have side effects from taking my ADHD meds?"  My response?  "I hope so!"  No, I'm not hoping they will experience loss of appetite or irritability (two possible...Show More Summary

EMOTIONAL SENSITIVITY – OMG!!! MEEEEE!?!?!

By Rick Green After convincing a television network to commission an upbeat and humorous documentary about writer/actor Patrick McKenna getting diagnosed with ADHD in adulthood I was thrilled. When my co-producer/editor/wife Ava managed to line up interviews with a slew of the top ADHD specialists in North America I was beside myself. Oh No. Oh, […]

6 Staycation Tips for ADHD Couples

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 05/08/2017. Joy in Marriages with ADHD A recent article in the New York Times about how to make the most out of a staycation reminded me that taking a quick break from the everyday routine can remind couples why they fell in love in the first place. Show More Summary

In My Dreams

ADHD & Marriage News - April 16, 2017 Quote of the Week “The sun’s coming up She’s pulled all the blankets over her Curled in a ball like she’s hiding from me And that’s when I know She’s gonna be pissed when she wakes up For terrible...Show More Summary

Holistic Solutions to ADHD? What Does That Even Mean?

By Rick Green Right from the beginning the experts I’ve had the privilege to interview for our videos have been clear about one thing. The only ‘solution’ to ADHD has to be a ‘holistic approach.’ In other words… To succeed in life when you have ADHD demands a multi-modal approach. Or still other words… You […]

Why it's Important to Explain Your Anxiety

Submitted by Katie in ADHDland on 05/01/2017. Communication Tips with ADHD Conflicts Around Household Tasks Women with ADHD ADHD Voices Organization I do this thing when we move that involves leaving overflowing boxes of my unpacked things all over our newest residence. Show More Summary

Best ADHD Blog of 2017

I was just notified by Heathline that my blog has been chosen as One of the Best ADHD Blogs of  2017. This is the fourth consecutive year that Heathline has chosen my blog. They selected my blog because I am actively working to educate, inspire, and empower my readers with high-quality information. I am grateful for […]

ADHD & Anger – I’m frustrated & overwhelmed

By Rick Green, When I was first diagnosed with ADHD, I wanted help with time management, organizing, clutter, scheduling, and so on. The ‘logistics of life.’ Mastering these ADHD challenges is an ongoing project. Always improving. Never perfect.   My success requires an arsenal of mutually supporting tools.   However when one strategy stopped working well for […]

Upcoming Events

Adult ADD Productivity Circle The next Adult ADD Productivity Circle begins on May 8th.  There are now 3 different membership levels for the Productivity Circle too.  Registration opens this Friday at 12:00 pm EDT. If you are interested in the Super level make sure set up a reminder to register on Friday. The Super section […]

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