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Name: helpfornikki
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my daughter is 15 and has a severe case of adhd.The meds don't seem to be helping.She is always angry and mean and is tearing our family apart.I need helpful advise
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Name: Ruth | Date: Sep 8th, 2005 2:24 AM
My son is 15 and I know how you feel. What meds is she on and cousleing helps alot. i have lived with this for 10 years and would be glad to have someone to talk too. you can email me at [email protected] any time and we can compare notes and hopefuly get her some more help. My son is getting some better now.
Ruth O'Shea 

Name: decoriina | Date: Oct 15th, 2005 1:01 AM
Change the meds if they don't work. Another med might work better. Did you ever think that your daughter might have been misdiagnosed! It happens. Children that suffer from anxiety ( similar symptons to ADHD) and are put on ADHD medicine have a reverse reaction! Look on the internet for similarities of the two! 

Name: Gypsy | Date: Oct 17th, 2005 2:29 PM
My son is 11 and he is the terror of our house also. Changing meds can help but therapy is also needed to make real positive strides. Play therapy can help with agression. OT can channle energy into creating craft items. Physical Therapy can help kids with ADHD to devlope the bodies in to a condition where they can learn to channle out burst in to physical activity if they need to. If your kids can read and write books about kids who do positive things and journals to write out what is happening to them are great too.
Be totaly sure that your child has great hearing, vision, balance and that you know about food allergies.
Keep us updated on how Nikki is doing ((((((HUGS))))))) 

Name: Angel | Date: Nov 1st, 2005 7:30 PM
It may be the meds that make her angery. It is just finding a happy medium. it took us 4 yrs. and switching meds and dosages. 

Name: karie | Date: Nov 4th, 2005 2:31 AM
don't think that I can help you. My daughter is 5 and I'm just now accepting that she has got to take meds 

Name: Karie | Date: Nov 4th, 2005 2:33 AM
I know how you feel though. I said the same thing earlier this week and last week, and...Does it help you to know that you're not the only one? 


Name: cathy | Date: Nov 6th, 2005 11:32 PM
I certainly understand your pain. I have a boy who is 13 and has severe adhd we are having a real hard time right now. He do not listen, take discipline. All the meds we have tried him on do not seem to work and the only true answer I have is to give your troubles to God and ask him to help you. This helps our family but we still require many timeouts to refocus on daily life. 

Name: kelley | Date: Nov 15th, 2005 10:04 PM
my stepson is 8 he was diagnosed with adhd last year the doctor wanted to give him aderall we were terrified of giving him meds I have done a little bit of research, and we just started him on ritalin which did not help so we switched it to concerta the doctor we just went to diagnosed him with bipolar to but he did no testing or research on our son we do not know what to do this is all new, and we just want to help him if any one can advise us how to go about this please let me know 

Name: Roe | Date: Nov 17th, 2005 2:42 AM
would anybody be willing to fill out a survey that i am doing for a college class. It is about the add/adhd child and parental stress. 

Name: tracy | Date: Nov 17th, 2005 4:36 AM
roe sure i fill out a survey my email is [email protected] 

Name: Louise | Date: Nov 26th, 2005 4:58 PM
Hello Im wondering if any parent would be interested in helping me with my study of ADHD for college? Im looking for a typical day in a familys life dealing with a child with ADHD. Basically from the time you get up in the morning until bedtime. Your help would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks 

Name: Brandy | Date: Nov 28th, 2005 12:27 PM
My 5 year old daughter just started adhd medication. it worrys me that she is having truble sallowing the pill. She is on adderall XR. It said on the paper that we could open the capsule up and put it on allpe sause but not to chew it. my daughter has a hard time sallowing and not chewing. Yesterday day she did it fine but today she open the capsule in her mouth with the allpe sause and kinda chewed it. I am like lost in the woods becsue i hae no one to talk to about this. it scares me but i know that it is helping her. Can some one talk to me about this plesae. my email address is [email protected]

Thank You. 

Name: Mona Tisdale | Date: Feb 16th, 2006 3:01 PM
My child has ADHD he is likeing a girl that is tearing our family apart ,we fight over her all the time .she has no parents that care what she does i am afraid that he will make the wrong turn with her please help he fights me over this he is only 14 what should i do? 

Name: Jimalee Murphy | Date: Feb 17th, 2006 5:04 AM
My husband and son both have severe ADHD. Straterra has been a God send... My husband has been on his job for 7 months. I will pray for your family and daughter. My email address is [email protected] 

Name: [email protected] | Date: Feb 18th, 2006 4:38 AM
check out website www.adhdsolution.com ! 

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