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    RobertNov 18, 2023 at 4:18 pm

    ADHD is a neurological disorder that affects one’s ability to regulate themselves – this includes emotions, executive functioning, mood regulation, hyperactivity, hypersensitivity, overstimulation, and also attention. This article reduces the core symptoms of ADHD to a little trouble focusing. Adderall helps treat the core symptoms of ADHD by enabling greater control over our regulatory abilities. A peer tutor cannot help me regulate my emotions, nor can it help me remember to take out the trash or buy my wife flowers. If not for Adderall, I wouldn’t be able to maintain healthy relationships, and I’m 6 years out of college and a working professional in corporate America. Articles like this do a disservice to the neurodivergent community and add to the mental health stigma. To many, Adderall is a life saver. Many longitudinal studies have proven the safety and effectiveness of psychostimulants for ADHD and the consequences of non-medication for ADHD patients include an average lifespan of 13 years less, increased car accidents, incarceration, and poor relationship quality. In addition, addiction is not likely in therapeutic doses prescribed for ADHD. Promote mental health and modern science, don’t reduce a serious condition to a figment of our imagination. ADHD is real, Adderall is an amazing treatment, and I’m thankful for the life it will allow me to live.