ADHD and Sugar: Does Sugar make hyperactivity worse?

sugar and ADHDThe idea that sugar can make ADHD symptoms worse is prevalent, but how true is it? Right now, it seems like the majority of the research out there has not supported this theory. Yes, you can find a study here and there about a connection between a high sugar diet and hyperactivity. But, most of the medical industry maintains that there isn't a clear link between the two.

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Myths about ADHD: "You just need to try harder"

"You just need to try harder": This can be a damaging phrase for an ADHD child or adult. It can imply that we're lazy - and for many, the opposite is more often than not the case. We're often working harder than everybody else on the inside! With ADHD the intentions are often there, but the follow through is what we struggle with. This isn't because we aren't trying hard- it really is a brain difference!

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17 Illustrations that give insight into an ADHD mind

What is it like to have ADHD?For anyone out there with an ADHD diagnosis, check out 17 Illustrations that are Incredibly Real for Anyone with ADD. The illustrations are surprisingly insightful into what happens behind the scenes with an ADHD mind! We've mentioned this in the past, but it can be incredibly powerful knowing that others out there truly relate with similar experiences, including the feelings of frustration that can come with myths and misunderstandings of ADHD. This can also be a quick and easy link to share with a loved one that would benefit from a bit more insight into your internal world!