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Part I: How Hormonal Fluctuations Can Affect a Female’s ADHD Symptoms

Part I: How Hormonal Fluctuations Can Affect a Female’s ADHD Symptoms

Adapted from the CHAAD Weekly ADHD Weekly Newsletter August 2017 Part I: Is It PMS or ADHD? Most women I know experience the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome to varying degrees. One question I think is very important to ask is: Are women with ADHD especially vulnerable to PMS symptoms? Recent studies show that sex hormones play a role in regulating…

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Part 2: Hormonal Fluctuations Affect Women’s ADHD Symptoms

Part 2: Hormonal Fluctuations Affect Women’s ADHD Symptoms

Part II: How Hormonal Fluctuations Can Affect a Female’s ADHD Symptoms Adapted from the CHAAD Weekly ADHD Weekly Newsletter August 2017 Part II: How We Can Help Our Daughters with ADHD As girls approach and go through puberty, they experience significant physical changes and changes in their brains. These changes directly affect their ADHD symptoms. Because ADHD is a brain-based disorder,…

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