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My understanding is that SSRIs as a whole are contraindicated if there’s ever been any kind of manic rea…
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SSRIs and me were not a good fit - this tweet was re Celexa
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RT : History calls those people "cowards".
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It’s a legitimately frustrating thing that anyone has opinions this bad in this century. I t…
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Yeah I’ve moved in that direction of late, also forcing myself to make artificial deadlines. You were ther…
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Deep Sleep MP3 | Andrew Johnson
I also listen to sleep hypnotherapy stuff sometimes like (I think he has an app for kids too!)
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It can also cause vivid dreams but I take a supplement called ZMA and it seems to help with sleeping de…
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V low dose melatonin if you’ve not already tried it. Also some folks take a dose of their daytime meds…
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My psychiatrist referred me to an ADHD specialist therapist, who did the actual diagnosis. Inv…
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Just Advil PM. Anything with PM in it probably has diphenhydramine as the sleepy ingredient (ibup…
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That’s often from taking too high a dose! I take the kiddie 1mg gummies and it’s plenty…
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One more small thing on this ADHD thread – as I was writing it, I thought of this Joanna Russ quote: "Without model…
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I'm curious how you found the Wellbutrin! So far meds have been good and not made me manic, but I'm on…
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I was more concerned about them wrt. the narcolepsy medication modafinil (one of my stops along the road…
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I use on my computer, nightshift on my phone, and temp-controllable Hue lights t…
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the pitfalls of the stimulant-class ADHD drugs are fortunately pretty well-understood and documented; I'm…
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The Anticholinergic Cognitive Burden
looks like the other ingredient, chlorpheniramine, is an anticholinergic: but phenylephrine alone is fine
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RT : I love this.

When the Far Side came out in 1982, paleontologists realised they'd never actually named that part of…
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I take a supplement called ZMA that's maybe a bit bro science but honestly has been kinda magically good…
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has search terms, I think it's definitely worth being wary of
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I have similar feelings about acetamenophen tbh! I still keep a small amount of benadryl around for seve…
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Important caveat to the very first link in the thread: Benadryl/diphenhydramine is no longer a good OTC sleep aid t…
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good caveat - looks like that article is from 2004, I think the anticholinergic data is new (I'd heard a…
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I was on the Outaouais team from 97-2000, then post-mono coached at Mont Ste Marie in 2000-2001 and Vorlage…
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San Francisco - HALLOWELL
These folks are considered the gold standard, Dr. Hallowell wrote one of the best-known books on ADHD. $900 for a psychologist eval; when I spoke to them this spring they didn't have an MD on staff so you'll need to BYO psychiatrist if meds are indicated (or I'm sure they can provide referrals).
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Getting my sleep on track helped me a ton with sugar cravings so definitely a worthwhile avenue to…
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I did! My psychiatrist didn’t feel confident doing the eval so she referred me to an ADHD specialist p…
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I have basically two modes for watching movies: "fully immersed and 100% emotionally invested" or "I should just ha…
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Stick-withingness on stuff that I don’t necessarily want to do but need to. And generally high-level planni…
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Thanks for listening ❤️ I started the ball rolling right after the ORDCamp I missed! Took a while to p…
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Re-writing your narratives is such a Thing here. One of the best-selling books on adult ADHD is called “You Mean I'…
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In addition to meds, I'm continuing working with my therapist & will probably do some ADHD-specific coaching too. E…
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I'm in the early days of learning how to manage, and identifying some maladaptive coping mechanisms I've picked up…
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So many of the tweets in this thread represent times I could have gotten the right dx but didn't. I have such sorro…
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Without a question I got a lot done - I'm proud of my work on the Ada Initiative, the hackerspaces I started & help…
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I've done a lot of work the past few years on surrounding myself with healthier folks, though that aforementioned r…
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There was no one "a-ha moment" - just a longstanding suspicion, and as I got my shit together over the past year I…
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As I peeled away the layers of work & personal trauma, I kept coming back to a feeling that things had just been re…
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I went through some rough job times in 2015 & left a traumatic emotionally abusive relationship in mid 2017. In Aug…
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In January 2014, I moved to San Francisco. The longer days seemed to really help my sleepiness; I haven't taken mod…
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the nodding is the worst. I teared up a bit just reading this tweet and thinking about it 😥 it's like a feeli…
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I had to repeat the failed class in the summer to graduate, which SUCKED. Microsoft moved my start date out to the…
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In 2010 I went back to school to finish undergrad. I had 7 classes to go. I passed 3/3 in Fall 2010, and 3/4 in Spr…
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I kept having the mystery hives despite stopping the modafinil, so I ended up going back to it because I thought Ad…
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…so I asked my sleep doc for alternatives, and he switched me to Ritalin (which made me v anxious) & later Adderall…
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From that dx, I spent the entirety of my twenties taking modafinil, with a short break in ~2008 when reports emerge…
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This was ~spring 2004; I was dx'ed with "idiopathic hypersomnia," latin for "you fall asleep too much and we don't…
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So anyway, it wasn't depression. "Well, you either have a sleep disorder or ADHD, and it's quicker to get in to see…
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Also I know this is a bit of a myth about what depression is but like… I'm a really fuckin' chipper person. Like I…
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First, I went to a general practitioner. "Maybe depression? Go see the campus psychiatrist." So I did. Went on anti…
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The summer before grade 12, I had quite a bad case of mono, and I spent grade 12 + 13 (which we had back then in On…
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My folks tried a bunch of different schools in hopes of finding somewhere I'd thrive (that would also let me miss l…
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By grade 3 I was reading adult novels (especially historical fiction + science fiction) but I'd have my chair taken…
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At 5, my senior kindergarden teacher thought I was developmentally delayed or something and wanted to give me a stu…
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I tested "gifted" as a kid, but was definitely the "not living up to her potential" kind of gifted kid all through…
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It's been 6 weeks since I was diagnosed with inattentive-type ADHD, moderate severity, and started taking meds to m…
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Alright apparently I need to get this thread out of my brain so I can get other stuff done, so buckle in for the st…
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How Symptoms of ADD Change The Way You Feel and Think
I was just reading this and it really resonates with what you said:
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Another great piece on women & ADHD: "Most women—because they weren't diagnosed as children, because they didn't ha…
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One of the things that lead to me getting diagnosed is this piece: "ADHD Is Different for Women"…
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It's rough to write about because it's basically 29 years worth of misdiagnoses that are so clear in context to be…
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but thankfully I have a super rad therapist and space to work through that stuff. I'm mostly happy and exc…
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been processing a bunch of grief for sure, about how much easier my twenties could have been if I'd not be…
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I'm eventually gonna tweet out a thread about getting diagnosed with ADHD this June but this article about ADHD and…
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RT : This is Nellie. She visits the sunflowers as often as she can. They make her smile. 13/10 would smile back
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RT : I just laughed so hard, I started wheezing.
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