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May 5, 2022

How do you feel about ADHD medication? 

Are you taking it? Does it help you focus and thrive?

Or are you medication-curious, and a little freaked out about it? That’s totally okay

Are you anti-medicine? That's alright, too.

Most ADHDers who are new to medication have a LOT of questions, like:

- How does ADHD medicine feel?

- How do you know if your ADHD medication is working?

- How do you decide if medication is the right choice?

On the Motherhood in ADHD podcast, we’re kicking off “Medication May” (and probably a bit of June too!), by giving you the complete low-down on ADHD medication, so you can make the choice that’s right for you. 

In this episode, you’ll hear about:

- Why I choose to take medicine, and my personal experience with different types of ADHD medication over the past 20 years

- Why I stopped taking medication in the past, and how I managed without it

- The unnecessary shame and embarrassment many ADHDers feel when seeking ADHD meds (Let’s break the stigma, shall we?!)

- How to tackle the fears and “what ifs” around taking medication by becoming as informed as possible

- How ADHD medication isn’t a “magic wand” that solves all your problems – and additional ways to support yourself

- The difference between stimulant and non-stimulant ADHD medication (and my experience with both)

- Why it’s okay to start and stop medication (and how to work with your doctor to do this safely)

- Answers to the most frequent questions asked by listeners

- And more! 

Let me be clear: This is not medical advice. I'm not here to tell you what you should or should not do.

My goal in sharing my treatment journey is to share with you as much knowledge and confidence as possible, so you can decide if ADHD medicine is an option you'd like to try.  Because you are the only one who can decide what is best for you.

This material is not intended as medical advice. Please consult your doctor or a trained medical professional to find the treatment plan that best fits your personal situation.

Read the transcript and view the show notes on the Motherhood in ADHD blog


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Read the transcript and view the show notes on the Motherhood in ADHD blog