People who got tested for ADHD, what did you think were symptoms? Were they symptoms? What were the test results?
By - TheIconicNZ
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I got tested for ADH….oh cool there is a squirrel outside….i need something to drink…huh
I tried to be tested, but the doctors I went to all said "Have you finished a degree at university without medication? You probably don't have adhd"
I have severe attention issues periods of hyperfocus and I can't do one thing without simultaneously doing like 6 other things or my mind just goes to all kinds of places.
But for some reason I couldn't get a referral to sus it out with a psychologist because doctors decided finishing university was proof of no mental condition..
I got tested for adhd because I kept forgetting things. I would do my homework and forget to turn it it, I would be talking to someone and completely space out. I would forget what I was talking about while I was talking about it. I would hyper focus on stupid little things but forget big events. And after I got diagnosed and put on medication, my stutter stopped. So apparently my brain moved faster then my mouth could
The only reason I got tested for ADHD was because my teachers noticed Me not focusing, turning in my work late and noticed I doodled during class EVEN THOUGH IT HELPED ME FOCUS. I had no idea I had it.
I always lost my attention very easy on everything that I'm doing, driving is not the case because having the hands free is the worst, I need to occupy my hand with something and normally I divide my attention to what is front of me and what is in my hand 🤣.
Saying that I discovered after I had 2 college diplomas but was struggling hard on my 3rd course, while not being able to recover from a break up help me to lose complete focus on studies, specially because I hate to study and concentrate in something that I don't like is harder.
Today I have a medication and before quarantine the medication for this, accomplish with medication to sleep, which I struggle in my life since I had 2 years, not having this problem when I had a relationship, helped me to organize my life and to produce