Hidden dangers of failure to diagnose ADHD correctly-
01 April 2006
NewScientist.com news service
IT SOUNDS like a mad idea, but it works. Take children who are unruly and unable to focus on their schoolwork, and give them amphetamine-like stimulants. Far from making them bounce off the walls, the drugs can turn little terrors into attentive students.
I've always had a sneaking suspicion that I have some form of ADD. I have trouble focusing on one thing for too long at work and my forgetfulness is legendary. But, when I take some ephedrine, I feel focused.
Does anyone else suffer from similar problems? If so, do you take anything for it?