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Up to 90 percent of kids with ADHD also have executive function challenges, many of which last into adulthood. additu.de/i5
Your Executive Functions Are Weak. Here's Why.
Up to 90 percent of kids with ADHD also have executive function challenges, many of which last into adulthood. additu.de/i5
25% of women with ADHD who give birth are diagnosed with postpartum anxiety disorders compared to 4.6% of women without ADHD.	a 2023 Swedish study of 773,047 live births	additu.de/ppmd Give Birth, Postpartum, Did You Know, Signs, Quick Saves
Postpartum Mood Disorders: Do You Know the Early Signs?
25% of women with ADHD who give birth are diagnosed with postpartum anxiety disorders compared to 4.6% of women without ADHD. a 2023 Swedish study of 773,047 live births additu.de/ppmd
"Dopamine needs estrogen to get it moving to the frontal lobe, where executive function takes place."	An ADDitude reader	http://additu.de/lifelong Pmdd Symptoms, Frontal Lobe, Executive Function, Bad Mom, Memory Problems, Hormone Levels, Testosterone Levels, Hormonal Changes, Sleep Problems
Hormonal Changes & ADHD: A Lifelong Tug-of-War
"Dopamine needs estrogen to get it moving to the frontal lobe, where executive function takes place." An ADDitude reader http://additu.de/lifelong
Hormonal fluctuations intensify ADHD symptoms, revealing a direct correlation between estrogen and dopamine levels.		additu.de/wda-3 Friendship Activities, Kids Health, Positive Parenting, Getting Things Done
We Demand Attention on How Hormonal Changes Impact ADHD Symptoms in Women
Hormonal fluctuations intensify ADHD symptoms, revealing a direct correlation between estrogen and dopamine levels. additu.de/wda-3
"I understand now that my struggles with time management, organization, procrastination, and motivation are not character flaws.”	http://additu.de/latediagnosis Management Organization, Racing Thoughts, Character Flaws, Desk Job, Getting Rid Of Clutter, Todo List, My Struggle, Coping Strategies, Self Acceptance
The Transformative Power of an ADHD Diagnosis for Older Women
"I understand now that my struggles with time management, organization, procrastination, and motivation are not character flaws.” http://additu.de/latediagnosis
“It is critical that research explore why ADHD exacts a far greater toll on women."	Ellen Littman, Ph.D.	additu.de/wda-2 Parenting Teens, 504 Plan, Mental And Physical Health, Organizing Time, Life Expectancy, Physical Health
We Demand Attention on the Mental and Physical Health Consequences of Late-Life Diagnoses on Women
“It is critical that research explore why ADHD exacts a far greater toll on women." Ellen Littman, Ph.D. additu.de/wda-2
Do not underestimate the extent to which women with ADHD measure their self-worth according to unrealistic but ingrained gender expectations.		http://additu.de/1cd Dsm 5, Behavior Disorder, Stomach Ache, Neurological Disorders, Self Worth, Personality Disorder, Health Awareness, Mental Health Awareness, Health And Wellbeing
Why ADHD in Women is Routinely Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Treated Inadequately
Do not underestimate the extent to which women with ADHD measure their self-worth according to unrealistic but ingrained gender expectations. http://additu.de/1cd
"ADHD symptoms in women and girls aren’t 'hidden' or 'easy to miss.' They are obvious, persistent, and often quite serious."	Lotta Borg Skoglund, M.D., Ph.D.	http://additu.de/not-hidden Attention Deficit, Free Webinar
ADHD Symptoms in Women Aren’t ‘Hidden.’ They Are Misinterpreted.
"ADHD symptoms in women and girls aren’t 'hidden' or 'easy to miss.' They are obvious, persistent, and often quite serious." Lotta Borg Skoglund, M.D., Ph.D. http://additu.de/not-hidden
“There is such a gap between DSM ‘symptoms’ and ‘daily life challenges’ for women with ADHD." 	Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D.	additu.de/wda-1 Life Challenges
We Demand Attention on Sex Differences in ADHD
“There is such a gap between DSM ‘symptoms’ and ‘daily life challenges’ for women with ADHD." Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D. additu.de/wda-1
"Sex differences exist everywhere in neuroscience, however scientists continue to study the male in animal studies."	Phyllis E. Greenberger, MSW	additu.de/sex-cells 504 Plan Accommodations, Gender Bias, Animal Studies, Health Research
Sex Cells: A Scientific Argument for Equitable Research on Women
"Sex differences exist everywhere in neuroscience, however scientists continue to study the male in animal studies." Phyllis E. Greenberger, MSW additu.de/sex-cells
“Research specifically devoted to girls and women with ADHD is not only an issue of equity but a life-or-death issue for some girls and women.”	Julia Schechter, Ph.D.	additu.de/wda-intro Late Diagnosis, Health Equity, Medical Research, Some Girls
We Demand Attention! A Call for Greater Research on Women with ADHD
“Research specifically devoted to girls and women with ADHD is not only an issue of equity but a life-or-death issue for some girls and women.” Julia Schechter, Ph.D. additu.de/wda-intro
"I feel crabby when I’m jarred out of sleep by the alarm, and I dislike racing around on weekday mornings, with no time to spare. To have more energy and more calm, I needed to go to sleep earlier (and to wake up earlier). I looked for ways to prod myself to turn off the light and go to sleep."​​​​​​​​ Gretchen Rubin 👉 https://www.additudemag.com/get-to-sleep-adhd-brain/ Sleep Deprivation Effects, Feingold Diet, Sleep Habits, Have More Energy, Dysgraphia, How To Sleep, Sleep Early, Sleep Deprived, More Sleep
Your ADHD Brain Needs More Sleep — How to Get It
"I feel crabby when I’m jarred out of sleep by the alarm, and I dislike racing around on weekday mornings, with no time to spare. To have more energy and more calm, I needed to go to sleep earlier (and to wake up earlier). I looked for ways to prod myself to turn off the light and go to sleep."​​​​​​​​ Gretchen Rubin 👉 https://www.additudemag.com/get-to-sleep-adhd-brain/
To improve any executive function, practice is critical. EFs need to be continually challenged — not just used — to see improvements. 👉 https://www.additudemag.com/how-to-improve-executive-function-adhd/ Executive Functions, Cerebral Cortex, Executive Functioning Skills, Working Memory, Meta Analysis, Executive Functioning, Visual Aids, Cognitive Development
How to Sharpen Executive Functions: Activities to Hone Brain Skills
To improve any executive function, practice is critical. EFs need to be continually challenged — not just used — to see improvements. 👉 https://www.additudemag.com/how-to-improve-executive-function-adhd/
Try this simple “rating game” to take away the blame and find happy solutions in your partnership. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👉 https://www.additudemag.com/partner-with-adhd/ Relationship Meaning, Communication Relationship, Clear Communication, Real Couples, In A Relationship, Interesting Stuff, Make It Work, Im Trying, Infj
"I Wish My Wife Understood How Hard I’m Trying"
Try this simple “rating game” to take away the blame and find happy solutions in your partnership. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👉 https://www.additudemag.com/partner-with-adhd/
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17 Things to Love About Your ADHD!
While not discounting the very real challenges that often accompany ADHD, it can be helpful to take note of the positive contributions we bring to the world. 👉 https://www.additudemag.com/slideshows/benefits-of-adhd-to-love/