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Need to brag- for the first time in my life, my performance review says "very organized".

First year medicated, I knew it was making a difference for me but seeing the evidence o… more

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Does anybody else always listen to music? Almost like it’s background music to your life, or to keep you in check?

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*Methylphenadite makes you more dyslexic.* I've been analysing this hypothesis for over a year now. As a late diagnosis, I'm quite certain when I started taking meds, despite never having this… more

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Having massive issues getting anything done at work the past couple of weeks. I start so many tasks and end with a bunch of half written emails that I got distracted while writing and never came back … more

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Just got diagnosed with ADHD at 30yo and I feel relieved to finally know.

Although when the doctor said that once the paperwork is finalized I need to take it to the department focused on d… more

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Hi all! I am wondering if anyone knows of an internal firm initiative at Deloitte that focus on ADHD awareness and bringing other like minded folks together? I would love to get involved with other co… more

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Anyone combine Modafinil with stimulant/concerta? Thoughts on ideal dosage combo which is long-term and sustainable 5 days per week?

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Have had trouble getting a ADHD diagnosis. I tried a few place but they charge an absurd amount, like 1k+. Any tips? Maybe an online thing? Is 1k normal? Also, I think the lack of treatment has messed… more

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Lol anybody else terrible with money?

Went out for a Kit Kat and ended up spending $90 at Target

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Any over the counter drugs that help with focus /fatigue/mood swings ?
I have been taking b12 and vitamin D. Not sure if it’s helping lol

Looking for something less strong /less side e… more

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Adhd + crippling RSD + low self esteem + BPD here, struggling to deal with nitpicking, negative annual review that was based on one project after a previous ptsd-inducing project that erased my confid… more

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What are some non stimulant adhd meds? Anyone ever heard of Strattera?

How effective have they been for your adhd?

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How do you deal with the crash that comes with adderral ? I am just taking 10 mg ir - I get a headache and feel tired. Not sure if this is normal. I just started medication.

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Diagnosed with ADHD at 40. Tried Vyvanse for a couple of months. It works in terms of depriving grogginess, afternoon post meal crash, and suppressing appetite (at times).

However, I still … more

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How are we coping with this adderall shortage??? My pharmacy can’t even order it 😳. Ahhhhh.

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How do you know when to up the dose on your meds? Currently on 40 mg Vyvanse. I usually get the peak euphoria feeling (super alert) about 1 hour after i take my meds and it lasts for a couple of hours… more

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Can we get a thread of YOE, age, and comp? ADHD people can be successful too!

I’ll start: 29, 4.5 YOE, $115k



(Money isn’t the only mark of success of course)

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Anyone else concerned about long term effects of your meds? Thankfully I don’t need that high of a dose (15 mg adderall XR), but I tried doing a week of work without meds and thought it was wayyyy too… more

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As someone with ADHD, have you ever asked for adjustments to the interview process (PST, case interview, etc.)?

If so, what did you ask for (extra time, or anything else else)? and did you… more

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Has anyone tried Brainzyme? If so, what do you think?

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Anyone else use ADHD Online for meds and been ghosted? I ordered refill almost two weeks ago and nothing. Their messaging says they are overwhelmed, but this seems extreme for a refill that doesn’t re… more

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Has anyone read the book ADHD 2.0? Great read!

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Anyone combine ADHD meds with Nootropics? I do a lot of work in the startup/VC community and it seems everyone in that world is obsessed with nootropics. They have private message boards, meetups, etc… more

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Trouble waking up? Set an alarm, take your meds, go back to sleep, and wake up feeling ready for the day!

I read this tip in another ADHD forum yesterday. Someone recommending setting a “f… more

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I’m talking to my dr about starting some kind of medication for ADHD next week and am just wondering if people close to you noticed when you started taking medication. I read some reviews online of pe… more

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Starting a new role as a Senior Consultant; looking for tips & tricks to maintain focus, general project tracking, and how to stay properly organized for the consultants/analyst I'll be overse… more

Long one - one of my best friends (10+ years) and I had a drink last week, I told her of my recent ADHD diagnosis and how we had noticed the generational trend (my mum & grandad as very similar sy… more

I’m prescribed 15 mg of Adderall and my doctor wants me to start on 150 mg of Wellbutrin as well. Is there anything I should be aware of with regard to reactions or anything I’m not thinking of?

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Thoughts on the book Scattered Minds?

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When do you disclose your ADHD to potential romantic partners? Been on a few dates with someone, they seem pretty neurotypical and I'm unsure of how to bring this topic up.

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Took ADHD meds for the first time yesterday and today, but didn’t really feel any effect? Is that normal? Does it usually take sustained use to “kick in”?

How to keep up with colleagues that work so many hours? Hyperfocus lets me get a lot done in a short time, but it usually ends like the story of the turtle beating the hare.

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Join the ROLLEND ALVERTO AMA for any questions on ADHD

Seeing many posts lately misrepresenting ADHD symptoms- lack of motivation, hydration, weight, selective tasks, nootropics, 30 yos recently diagnosed, discourage stimulants etc. Pls dont spread misinf… more

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What’s your med and dose, if any? How does it work for you?

Do you take stimulant medication if you have slept less and wake up with a headache? Even if Ican take a short nap because of wfh, stimulants prevent me from taking a nap and I feel foggy without stim… more

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Modafinil and efficiency: Please share experiences with time-blindness, being inefficient and not 80/20 with tasks because of over focus. I feel on stimulants it's very difficult to be "quick… more

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How did you get your SO to better understand ADHD? We’re getting married and he’s very patient and understands with me. Just wondering if there is a resource to help him understand that this is an exe… more

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Any Deloitte fishes out there that have analyzed the health benefit options for Vyvanse coverage? Both me and my daughter take Vyvanse and I have been burned by plan coverage/prescription benefits in … more

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