Monthly Archives: May 2011

ADHD Medication and Summer Heat – Part 2

Be Proactive To Avoid Heat Exhaustion: Many ADHD medications, as well as medications for other conditions, increase the body’s sensitivity to the heat or sun. Heat/Sun sensitivity  often occurs when medication combines with proteins in the skin to form substances … Continue reading

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ADHD Medication & Summer Heat – Part I

Know ADHD Med Side Effects: Many ADHD medications increase one’s sensitivity to the sun and heat, increasing chances of heat exhaustion or heat stroke. If you, or your loved one, are taking medication for ADHD, check the listed side effects, for … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor – Part III: Getting Ready for the Appointment

Getting Ready for the Appointment: If you made the doctor’s appointment before seeing the office, read Part One,  Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor.  Make every effort to visit the doctor’s office before the appointment, if you … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor – Part IV: Getting Organized

Get Organized: Purchase: 3 ring showcase binder tabbed 3 ring binder dividers  lined loose leaf paper a 3-ring CLOTH pencil case      a portable 3 ring-3 hole punch 2 different color highlighters     2 NEW pens    2 different size, brightly … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor – Part II: Make Your Appointment

Make Your Appointment: Now that you have chosen your doctor, it is time to make the first appointment. Before making that phone call, be sure to check  your work and social calendars, your children’s school calendar, and their extracurricular activity … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes: Mothers of ADHD Children: Part Four

Moms: Re-evaluate Your Priorities: With so many demands on the mothers of ADHD children, it is easy to lose oneself in the midst of caring for your children. The most important thing a mother can do for her children is … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor – Part I: Choosing Your Doctor

Beforehand If you have not read my post, What to Consider When Choosing Your ADHD Doctor, please do so before proceeding. If you have read the post, and taken the first step to finding the right doctor for your situation, … Continue reading

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