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Your Diagnoses of ADD/ADHD
Chris_WebMD_Staff posted:

How did you handle the news of yours or your loved ones diagnoses of ADD or ADHD?
Had you suspected an ADD/ADHD diagnoses?

He who has hope has everything.
- Proverb
ADHDaspie responded:
Hi, I'm Anna, age 15, ADHD and Asperger's Sydrome. I was in about 6th or 7th grade when I was diagnose. My mother had already been giving me medication, because she, my father and my two brothers had ADHD. She took me to a psychiatrist and had me officially diagnosed. I didn't think much of it, except I had an increase of meds, which I hated. I had to take 5 freakin' pills! I'm now on two something-number milligrams pills of Concerta. I also have to take meds for insomnia(lack of sleep). My mom says I don't sleep because my brain is always working, I'm always wired. I used to stay up till one every night. But I never really thought much of being diagnose except the appointments for my testing fell on a school day. I got to skip school

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