Exercising the Distraction Devil

I'm just back from a lovely 25+ mile bike ride and it's clear how exercise helps with ADD. I feel energized and happy and ready to get to work. Experts say (and I know from experience) that ADDers required to sit in one place for long periods of time can get quite fidgety and distracted. Any … Continue reading Exercising the Distraction Devil

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Dinner for breakfast

My health care providers say increasing my protein intake could improve the functioning of my ADD-addled brain, especially eating it for breakfast. Several practitioners and researchers have touted protein for easing ADD symptoms including Massachusetts Institute of Technology neuroscientist Richard Wurtman as reported in ADDitude Magazine. According to ADDitude, "The brain makes a variety of chemical messengers, or neurotransmitters, to regulate … Continue reading Dinner for breakfast