Dr. Tuckman Answers Questions About Adult ADHD – Ari Tuckman Interview

Dr. Ari Tuckman

Dr. Ari Tuckman is the author of “More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD” and “Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD: A Practical, Easy-to-Use Guide for Clinicians”. He has treated hundreds, if not thousands, of adults with ADHD. He generously took the time to answer questions that readers of mine have submitted over … Read more

Top 26 Tips for Dealing with Anxiety – Manage Stress

Anxiety tips! As one person puts it, the feeling of anxiety can be like having worms crawling through your brain. Helpful Tips for People with Anxiety Overcoming anxiety is not easy, but here are 26 of the top tips to do so that we’ve seen. 1) The first question is, what is causing the anxiety? … Read more

Wellbutrin – Anxiety Treatment Concerns

Wellbutrin

You are either taking or considering taking Wellbutrin – or just curious – and want to know if it is an effective treatment for anxiety. Or you might be concerned about its potential to cause anxiety as a side effect. Let’s go through the details. If you’re interested in ideas on how to deal with … Read more

Strattera: Side Effects, Use for ADHD

Strattera for ADHD

Strattera or Atomoxetine is a new treatment for ADHD that was approved in 2002 and the first medication approved for treating ADHD in adults. It is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, which means that, like Ritalin and the stimulants, Strattera increases the level of norepinephrine that cells are exposed to. This hopefully results in increased attention, … Read more

Intuniv for ADHD: Guanfacine Efficacy, Side Effects, Dosing

adhd

Shire’s Intuniv medication is quite new.  It was approved recently, on September 3rd, 2009, but is gaining increasing recognition as a treatment for ADHD. Intuniv for treating ADHD – What You Should You Know? Chemically, Intuniv is an extended-release form of guanfacine, a blood pressure med that has been on the market for quite some … Read more

Vyvanse vs Adderall XR – Benefits, Problems – Simple vs Complex

Vyvanse is a treatment for ADHD and this article compares it to Adderall. If you want to learn the 10 most important things you should know about Vyvanse, see here. Are you confused by all your medication options? (Ritalin, Adderall, Focalin, Vyvanse, Intuniv, Metadate, Pemoline – and that’s just getting started!) Figure things out – … Read more

Long Term Effects of Adderall on Brain, Personality & Body

Effects of Adderall on Body and Brain

Adderall is a popular stimulant treatment for ADHD and is used illicitly as a drug for its energy inducing effects. What are the long term effects of Adderall? Does it keep working, or do you develop tolerance if you have ADHD? Please note that this piece is written assuming use is within therapeutic range for … Read more

Adderall vs Ritalin – Benefits, Problems, Differences & Dosage

Adderall vs Ritalin

By the time you’re done reading this article, you will know how Adderall and Ritalin compare. Is one better than the other? If you want to know what Ritalin actually is and how it works, see here. And are you confused by all your medication options? (Ritalin, Adderall, Focalin, Vyvanse, Intuniv, Metadate, Pemoline – and … Read more

A Full List of ADHD Medications – 10 Most Important Meds

ADHD Medications

This is a full list of medications that are currently used for treating ADHD. There isn’t much like this online, so hope it helps. It’s written in plain English with (we hope!) a sense of humor. At the end, we go over some common questions. If it helps you, we’d really appreciate your helping getting … Read more