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ADHD: whats it like for you? Anything that can help? watch

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    I have ADHD and I find even the smallest of tasks hell. I cant sit still for very long, I cant sleep, I don't eat a lot, I cant concentrate for very long either. I hate it. I'm on medication but it doesn't work very well. has anyone got any ideas on thins that could help. what is your experience with ADHD?
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    Ask for a different medication or increase. Meds have really helped me with my symptoms.
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    Exercise
    Structuring things/planning
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    I dont have much time since im at busy. But yh i get medicine for my ADHD, but it doesn't really help much. I get 30 minutes extra in exams too and a room. Um yeah its hell
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    Exercise is extremely important, you need to exhaust that extra energy.

    I was on medication but I didnt like the side effects, I would rather live my life the way I am, learn and adapt

    Take up a sport or martial arts
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    I found loads of youtube channels that can offer advice and coping strategies.

    I find "How to ADHD" really helpful as she keeps videos short and interesting.
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    (Original post by WolfGangPro)
    Exercise is extremely important, you need to exhaust that extra energy.

    I was on medication but I didnt like the side effects, I would rather live my life the way I am, learn and adapt

    Take up a sport or martial arts
    I agree with WolfGangPro.

    I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was a child. I was medicated for a couple of years, but the side effects gave me terrible headaches and all my doctors did was increase the dose, which made my headaches worse. Eventually I decided to give up on medication... and I do not regret my decision. I took up Taekwondo as a sport which tired me out a lot and burnt lots of energy. Unfortunately I injured myself at a competition 7 years later and I had to put a stop to it, just to take up archery later on, a sport I thrive at. Keep yourself busy, tire yourself out, go to the gym. When I am in class, I have a small, soft ball that fits in the palm of my hand and I silently play with it. Otherwise I find it very hard to concentrate, but it works, at least for me.
 
 
 
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