*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 issue before, I would misspell words and say the completely wrong words without realising. I saw the same thing with a colleague on stimulants doing exactly the same i.e. say dollars when they meant euros. Other late diagnosed people, what is your experience?

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I have noticed my aphasia (forgetting words or saying the wrong words) getting stronger generally when I’m more stressed so it would track if you’re new to stimulants

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For me, it is part of my ADHD or so I’ve been told, so unfortunately don’t know

Yup, right there with ya. also started whining/crying in my sleep 🙃. Now I’m too anxious to fall asleep in someone else home or on the airplane. So embarrassing

Can I ask age, when you got diagnosed and how long you’ve been using stimulants for?

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