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ADHD Medication Guide

Finding the right ADHD medication to treat your symptoms can be overwhelming, especially with so many options out there. We’ve compiled an ADHD medication guide to help you have informed discussions with your mental healthcare provider. This way, you can

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Adult ADHD Statistics

In this article, we’ll discuss how ADHD impacts adults and the available resources you can use to navigate ADHD symptoms and get an accurate diagnosis.

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How Does a Psychiatrist Diagnose ADHD in Adults?
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How Does a Psychiatrist Diagnose ADHD in Adults?

If you experience symptoms consistently associated with ADHD, you could be a diagnosis away from improved focus and attention span. Klarity can connect you with a mental health provider within just 48 hours of booking your appointment – no insurance

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How To Manage Intrusive Thoughts and ADHD

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex mental health condition marked by persistent inattention, impulsive behavior, and other fluctuating symptoms. These symptoms can make it difficult to maintain stable relationships, perform well at work or school, and lead to other

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Where to Find Adderall After the 2022 Shortage

Due to supply chain and labor issues, the FDA announced an Adderall shortage in October 2022. Abrupt changes in your medication schedule can be stressful when you’re trying to manage work, school, and other responsibilities.  If you’re forced to stop

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Ritalin vs. Focalin

If you are searching for an ADHD medication that helps you better manage your ADHD symptoms, chances are you’ve come across two common stimulants—Ritalin and Focalin. These medications are prescribed to treat ADHD symptoms in both adults and children. Though

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Reasons Why There is an Adderall Shortage in 2022

You might have recently tried to renew your Adderall prescription but to no avail. The go-to amphetamine-based stimulant is in short supply all over the country. Manufacturers, suppliers, and pharmacies knew supplies were low as of April this year.  Still,

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Vyvanse and Wellbutrin: Can You Take Them Together?

People with ADHD are almost three times more likely to develop depression than the general population. Treating both disorders is important, but are there effective treatment options that can simultaneously help treat ADHD and depression? Vyvanse and Wellbutrin are two

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How ADHD causes Emotional Dysregulation

If you have ADHD, you likely struggle with emotional and psychological challenges, such as emotional dysregulation. This makes it difficult to react appropriately, which could impact relationships, job performance, and more. On Klarity, you can access convenient and affordable online

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Adderall XR vs Adderall
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Adderall XR vs Adderall

Navigating the wide variety of ADHD medications can be frustrating and confusing, especially when the medications are extremely similar. Adderall is one of the most commonly prescribed medications for reducing these symptoms and regulating brain function. Adderall XR is the

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Why Do Stimulants Calm ADHD
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Why Do Stimulants Calm ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by difficulty paying attention, hyperactivity, impulsiveness, and restlessness. Stimulants are a class of medications that are used as the first-line treatment for ADHD.  Interested in learning more about

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Psychological Testing for ADHD in Adults
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Psychological Testing for ADHD in Adults

Do you feel like you are having trouble concentrating? Does it take you a long time to finish up tasks? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects many adults daily. At times it can alter how you work and your relationship

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Vyvanse vs Strattera Whats the Difference
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 Vyvanse vs Strattera: What’s the Difference?

When choosing between stimulant and non-stimulant ADHD medication, it can be hard to determine which kind will have the most effect with the fewest side effects. For instance, Vyvanse and Strattera are prescription medications used to manage the symptoms of

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Adhansia XR vs Adderall Whats the Difference
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Adhansia XR vs Adderall: What’s the Difference?

Finding the right ADHD medication can be overwhelming, especially if you’re exploring stimulant medications. All stimulant-based ADHD medications work by boosting norepinephrine and dopamine levels to alleviate symptoms. However, many such medications are available via prescription, and each one is

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How to Spot and Treat ADHD Anger in Adults
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How to Spot and Treat ADHD Anger in Adults

If you find yourself struggling to manage your anger, ADHD may be the underlying cause. Those with undiagnosed ADHD may be especially short-tempered or prone to angry outbursts because their symptoms are undermanaged. A hyperactive body and mind make it

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Coping with ADHD Overstimulation

If you have ADHD, you likely struggle with overstimulation. Things others can ignore—like a car revving outside, a cell phone ringing in a restaurant, or the smell of lunch mingling with their perfume—may completely envelop a person with ADHD, causing

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 Is Overthinking a Sign of ADHD?

For those with ADHD, you may be more prone to racing thoughts, rumination, and hyper-fixation of small details. While these characteristics promote curiosity and are beneficial for problem-solving, they can also lead to unhealthy patterns, like overthinking.  In this article,

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Concerta vs Ritalin: What’s the Difference?

Knowing which ADHD medication to choose can be a struggle, especially when it comes to medications as similar as Concerta and Ritalin. Since these drugs share an active ingredient, they work the same way in the body to reduce the

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Concerta vs Vyvanse: What’s the Difference?

When choosing a medication to help manage your ADHD symptoms, it can be difficult to discern which medication is better suited to your specific needs and goals. Though most ADHD medications are stimulant-based and have similar effects on the central

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Adderall vs Quillivant: What is the Difference?

Some ADHD medications are so similar that deciding which one to try begins to feel like a guessing game. Since acclimating to a new medication takes several weeks, it could take time before you realize you’ve chosen incorrectly—and then you

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Which Non-Stimulant ADHD Medication Should I Take?

Navigating the world of ADHD medications can be very confusing, especially when it comes to side effects. Stimulant medications are popular for treating ADHD because they help regulate dopamine levels in the brain, which can improve focus and reduce impulsivity.

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ADHD Misdiagnosis: Can ADHD Be Mistaken for Depression?

Mental health misdiagnosis is unfortunately quite common, especially when it comes to depression symptoms. For major depressive disorder, one study put the prevalence of misdiagnosis at 65.9%. If you’ve been diagnosed with depression and the suggested treatments haven’t reduced your

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How to Find an ADHD Doctor Online

It can be challenging to find the right healthcare provider who specializes in ADHD, especially if you’re looking for telehealth services. However, finding the right ADHD health care provider is essential to get access to the right medication, counseling resources,

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How to Find an Online ADHD Therapist

Finding an ADHD therapist can seem like a daunting task, especially if you opt for telehealth. It can be difficult to find a therapist who understands your needs and goals. However, therapy is often essential when it comes to managing

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What Are the Best Jobs for People with ADHD?

People with ADHD undergoing treatment for their symptoms can be excellent and inspired employees when performing the right job with the correct structures in place. While there isn’t a one size fits all career that is a “best” job for

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My ADHD Boyfriend Ignores Me

Relationships are difficult enough as it is; ADHD takes that difficulty to a whole new level. When your ADHD boyfriend ignores you and exhibits other behavior, such as neglecting to do his fair share of the housework, it’s natural to

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ADHD at Work: Tips for Employees with ADHD

While ADHD is typically associated with children, the American Psychiatric Association reports that an estimated 2.5% of adults have ADHD. Other sources put that figure at upwards of 4%, and the number may be growing upwards of 5% as diagnostics

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7 Tips for Overcoming ADHD Spouse Burnout

We’ve collected seven tips for overcoming non-ADHD spouse burnout.

If you suspect your spouse has ADHD, it’s never been easier to get the proper treatment. Encourage them to contact Klarity for an evaluation by a

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7 Tips for Cleaning with ADHD

Accountability for those with ADHD is an effective way to ensure your chores get done. Chores and clutter can feel overwhelming, but when cleaning is part of your daily routine, it forces you to complete the task. There are methods

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Does Genetic Testing for ADHD Medications Work?

Finding the right medication is not always easy. Different medications have different side effects that you may not tolerate; other medications may simply not work or be fully effective in treating your ADHD. If you suffer from adult ADHD and

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ADHD & Fatigue: The Possible Connection

In the simplest terms, ADHD can push your mind and body towards an inevitable wall of burnout, and the consequence is fatigue. If you feel you are suffering from both ADHD and possibly chronic fatigue, it’s important to know

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How to Help Someone with ADHD

ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, often begins in childhood and can afflict a person throughout their lifetime. It is characterized by an inability to concentrate, along with several other related symptoms. ADHD is said to occur in 4% to

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Is Forgetfulness a Sign of ADHD?

When forgetfulness is chronic, it could be a sign of an underlying health condition. 80% – 85% of children with ADHD have problems with their working memories when given various memory tests and cognitive tasks. When you also

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What Is ADHD Paralysis – Do I Have It?

Though anyone can experience analysis paralysis at times, for people with an ADHD diagnosis ADHD paralysis is an everyday occurrence. A person experiencing ADHD paralysis will find starting a large, complex project extremely daunting. If they manage to start their

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Succeeding in College with ADHD

College can be even more challenging for students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), as it can make completing things like homework and other daily responsibilities difficult to focus on. The way ADHD affects daily life might make

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Are You Born with ADHD?
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Are You Born with ADHD?

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a common mental disorder, affecting approximately 8.4% of children and 2.5% of adults. The three main symptoms of ADHD include inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. This mental disorder is often discovered in school-aged children when

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How to Cope with Anger from ADHD

The medical community previously classified anger as a symptom of ADHD. That isn’t the case anymore, but many researchers recognize anger as a common trait in ADHD sufferers. This condition, where sufferers have a difficult time managing strong emotions, affects

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Ritalin vs. Adderall: What Is the Difference?

Ritalin and Adderall have varying degrees of effectiveness, as Ritalin works faster but Adderall stays active in the body longer. Adderall’s increased duration of effectiveness is one of the main reasons why it is often considered a first-choice

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Modafinil vs. Adderall: What Is the Difference?

odafinil and Adderall both work as central nervous system (CNS) stimulants that affect neurotransmitters in the brain. They can increase a person’s level of alertness or focus, and help them maintain a general feeling of wakefulness. Being unable to maintain

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What to Eat When You Have ADHD

While there is no clear scientific evidence that the foods you eat cause ADHD, studies have shown that maintaining a proper diet may have an effect on your ADHD symptoms. While medication and therapy are the most important

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How to Focus at Work with ADHD

There are various strategies that can help you succeed at work despite your ADHD. These tips capitalize on strengths while minimizing the symptoms of ADHD. Try to establish them as part of your daily routine and you’ll likely have an

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Do I Have ADHD or Do I Just Procrastinate?

ADHD procrastination is a far more serious matter and may completely stall any progress toward completing a task. Procrastination is an avoidance behavior. Imbalances in motivation can occur in people with ADHD, as they tend to hyperfocus on tasks they

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Time Management Advice for Adults with ADHD

ADHD brings with it an overwhelming set of challenges. Simple everyday tasks can easily become complicated. Hyperactivity, trouble keeping focussed, interrupting others – these are just a few of the ADHD symptoms that can interfere with daily life. Time management

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Coping with ADHD Burnout

Burnout is a feeling of physical, emotional, or mental exhaustion. Burnout additionally involves negative feelings or anxious thoughts about the quality of our performance in areas such as work or school. It can be caused by dealing with untreated ADHD

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Common & Lesser-Known Adult ADHD Symptoms

Just as no two people with adult ADHD express the disorder precisely alike, there is also no “one size fits all” type of treatment. In general, patients benefit from a multi-phasic treatment plan consisting of diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, counseling, behavior modification

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11 Myths & Misconceptions About Adult ADHD

One of the most pervasive and potentially harmful myths about ADHD is that ADHD is a psychiatric label for a natural collection of behaviors. Proponents point to the idea that ADHD is simply a developmental stage in some children and

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ADHD Symptoms in Adults

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that’s typified by an inability to focus or distractability, impulsivity and hyperactivity, or a combination of the two. Although it’s usually first diagnosed in childhood, ADHD symptoms can last through adulthood.

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The Dangers of Untreated ADHD in Adults

Adult ADHD, when left untreated, can have a significant impact on the ADHD sufferer’s life. The symptoms of adult ADHD can lead to problems maintaining steady employment or a lasting relationship and may have repercussions throughout other areas of life

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Dexedrine vs. Adderall: What is the Difference?

Dexedrine and Adderall are both medications used to treat ADHD. Because they both contain forms of amphetamine, there are many similarities between the two medications. Dexedrine contains dextroamphetamine, while Adderall consists of amphetamine salts, which contain both dextroamphetamine and amphetamine.

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