Females: Anybody feel like their ADHD gets worse on their periods?

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More commonly diagnosed in men because it’s usually the hyperactive type, e.g. boys who cause disruption in school. Women tend to fall under the inattentive type so are overlooked when they are young bc they are not causing any trouble. Also for many years, was thought to only be in men, not women.


Hmmm no but now i will pay attention




Extremely agitated and distracted. Medication don’t really help. I guess my hormone is just too strong


Definitely. Get really spacey the week before and during. BC definitely helps though


Side question, why is ADD more common in man?

Yeah, it’s unfortunate that girls have fallen through the cracks for so long. I would say I’m hyperactive but childhood hyperactivity in girls probably flies under the radar. I would have seriously benefited from meds as a kid. Lol

But yeah, my meds aren’t helping that much and I feel like crap this week and the week before my period. Glad to know it’s not just me. Hormones on top of adhd 😩 wish I was a guy!

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