Women with ADHD

ADHD in women presents unique symptom manifestations, often characterized by internal restlessness, difficulty sustaining attention, emotional dysregulation, anxiety, and a higher likelihood of inattentiveness rather than hyperactivity, highlighting the importance of recognizing and addressing these gender-specific nuances in diagnosis and treatment.

ADD/ADHD in Women and Sex

ADHD is not gender-exclusive, yet its symptom presentations and consequences can differ between men and women. Women with ADHD often find themselves dealing with a myriad of symptoms extending beyond what most people think ADHD is. From managing emotional dysregulation to coping with executive function deficits, ADHD symptoms can have effects on sexuality. While attention-deficit/hyperactivity

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ADD in Adult Women and in Girls

In recent years, there has been more attention paid to the gender gap that exists in medical research. Traditionally, the majority of medical testing has focused on men’s health.  For example, as the BU Today website reported, “Medical research in many areas, including cardiovascular disease (which kills more women than men), often includes few women subjects.” Unfortunately, a gender gap definitely exists

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ADHD Medicine to Treat Menopause

Menopause is hardly a walk in the park for most women. Hot flashes, emotional outbursts, and loss of memory are only some of the varying symptoms women experience at that point in their life. Some of the most detrimental losses to cognitive ability from menopause affect executive functioning (i.e., Attention, memory, problem solving, and organization). However, a new

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