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Mental health update: one week on Strattera

Today I have been exactly one week on Strattera, 40 mg once a day. As Strattera usually takes a couple of weeks to become fully effective, I didn’t expect to see any difference so fast. 490 more words

Is ADHD becoming an epidemic?

By Laurie Scarborough

Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) symptoms began to be documented about a century ago (Kos & Richdale, 2004). Epidemiological studies show that prevalence rates have soared since then with rates increasing from 3% in 1980 (American Psychiatric Association, 1980), to modern prevalence rates reaching as high as 18% (Rowland et al., 2002). 3,540 more words


Short mental health update: soon to go on Strattera

I wrote a while back that I was going to ask my doctor to put me back on ADHD medication after four years off because I’ve come to a point where I cannot longer manage my symptoms. 185 more words

Do I Need To Up My Dose?

When I first started Concerta XL i was amazed. But I’m starting to worry that this was partly down to the placebo effect.

Concerta XL – Adult ADHD Dose… 115 more words


Managing My ADHD With Adventure

This is a topic I have been bouncing around writing about for a while. I’m partially motivated to write about my experience with ADHD because of my friend René’s blog “ 1,281 more words


The little things: PII

Purpose: I have an issue with control. Not over anyone but myself/my body. I try to solve this issue by working through my eating disorder, which is where my personal need of control stems from. 191 more words

My Issues

SU students go wild for natural medicine

30 March 2016

Saarah Survé, Stellenbosch Department of Journalism

Stellenbosch – KeenMind, a natural alternative to medications like Concerta and Ritalin, is flying off the shelves at the Eikestad Mall pharmacy in Stellenbosch, according to Michael du Preez, who supervises the pharmacy’s vitamin laboratory. 387 more words