[LMB] We've been discussing gene engineering on people...
marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Oct 21 19:22:52 BST 2019
On Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:12:30 -0500, Louann Miller <domelouann at gmail.com>
>A good friend of mine was diagnosed as an adult and is now on ADHD meds as
>an adult. He is finding them very helpful.
I was diagnosed in my 40s, at my own request: my nephew had been
diagnosed, and I recognised certain behaviours. I was diagnosed with
mild ADD, and given Ritalin.
My productivity doubled. I could focus, all the time, not just when
really interested (tipping over into hyperfocus is another ADD trait).
I realised why I'd spent so much of my youth abusing caffeine: I was
self-medicating for ADD.
To this day, I can drink a triple espresso at midnight and go right to
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