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    ADHD My child and me
    An_246892 posted:
    I am mother of 5 children. My oldest daughter(who is 11) was diagnosed at age 7 of have ADHD. She has been on a few medications. Currently she is on ateral. I have been reading more on the disorder,and have recently been reading on the disorder in adults.As a child I myself had a hard time focusing on alot of things in school as a child. Not only school work(having poor grade alot of the time),but with sports and my band class as well. I would always get frustrated and depressed about the whole thing,because it seemed I was always behind everyone else in most everything I did. Now as an adult and a mother of five it seems I still have those same feelings as well. Tardiness has become a bigger issue with me more as an adult and paying attention to boring things as well as having issues with my driving as well. After my fourth child I was diagnosed with postpartum depression and was put on medication. I stopped taking them after about 6 months,because I was unable to perform sexually with my husband. I have had problems in my marriage and only been married for 4 years. I feel there is more to whats going on with me then depression. Could I have ADHD along with my 11 year old?

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