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"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Methylphenidate

Alan_Robinson
  • By Alan_Robinson · Posted March 25, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 1 reply
  • The price of generic Methylin/Ritilin has just gone through the roof even with insurance. Are there any suggestions for less expensive alternatives for an adult? I am tube fed and am thinking of using ...

Help

rlathree
  • By rlathree · Posted March 22, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Has anyone here got EBV and never been the same again ? I got it 6 years ago and have just slowly deteriorated ever since. I suffer from chronic pain, chronic fatigue to the point I can't get out of bed ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
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  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 14, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Leg or Foot Massage Devices???

Duvie
  • By Duvie · Posted March 11, 2014
  • Journal · 57 replies
  • Wondering if anyone uses a massage device and how well it works. Jo and I sometimes suffer with our legs wanting to cramp up. Jo even has problems with her left arm occasionally. If anyone can give us ...

Effexor

2-much2-bear
  • By 2-much2-bear · Posted March 10, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I just read on WebMD that Pfizer issued recall of certain dosages of Effexor. Please check with your Pharmacist to see if yours is affected. Thank you ...

I don't know what to do or how to go about it

keshia89
  • By keshia89 · Posted February 28, 2014
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • If any thing really makes me mad is that I can't get any help from any were. Bc I live with my mom and dad (aka my gma and gpa) (that's a long story) and they some how are not below the Federal Poverty ...

Mom To Seven

Momma2Seven
  • By Momma2Seven · Posted February 28, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • The name says it all. All jokes aside, I have a son with Asperger's (HFA), ADHD, and OCD, and a daughter with Hashimoto's and both have Asthma. We are always looking for input ...

New member

Rm-t
  • By Rm-t · Posted February 16, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • New member on this site, the first time I've joined up to anything like this. Maybe a little about me : I am a 40 year old guy, still unsure of where my life is going and seem to have been at a cross ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted February 11, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

In person support group

RNTonya
  • By RNTonya · Posted February 1, 2014
  • Discussion in Raising a child with ADD/ADHD · 3 replies
  • I'm interested in a online or in person support group in the Cincinnati area. My son also has several other diagnosis, and he is quite a handful. Any suggestions for coping or referrals to a group would ...

In person support group?

RNTonya
  • By RNTonya · Posted January 31, 2014
  • Discussion in How ADD/ADHD affects my life · 0 replies
  • I have a 8 year old son with ADHD as well as a few other diagnosis that make my life as a parent less than enjoyable. I seem to stay irritated, and short on hope. It's worth saying that this is my second ...

hello there!

steve-NI
  • By steve-NI · Posted January 27, 2014
  • Discussion in Adult ADD · 0 replies
  • Saying hello Hi there, this is first post, have been on here a while reading what others have to say about ADHD and found it very interesting. My name is Steve, I am 41 and live in Northern Ireland. separated ...

Losing my personality

beachdog
  • By beachdog · Posted January 16, 2014
  • Journal · 56 replies
  • As I get weaker I don't have the energy to find interest in things so my world is shrinking. I'm doing so many things to keep healthy but the fatigue just won't let me go. When I have a bad few days I ...

ADHD Meds Linked to Priapism

EllyB
  • By EllyB · Posted December 30, 2013
  • Discussion in In the news · 4 replies
  • We are heading into the New Year, best Christmas ever (thank you playattention). Has anyone read this article? http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/8179 36 Scary stuff but good to know about Ritalin side ...

Adult ADHD

fred7777
  • By fred7777 · Posted December 28, 2013
  • Discussion in Adult ADD · 1 reply
  • Well it’s been a while since I have posted in this group and the older I get the more I realize I have the Adult ADHD. I still struggle with my mind racing quite a bit. I’m almost 50 years old, and I ...

NEW TO THIS

concretegirl
  • By concretegirl · Posted December 20, 2013
  • Discussion in Raising a child with ADD/ADHD · 9 replies
  • Hello all, I am a new stepparent to a 8 year old girl who was recently diagnosed with ADHD. Have met with school and they are trying to help in their own way. Home life is hard. Her ability to remain ...

Treatment for ADHD Alternative to Medication

EllyB
  • By EllyB · Posted December 9, 2013
  • Discussion in Treatment · 4 replies
  • Happy Holidays everyone! I've been keeping everyone up to date on my little tike and he is doing great! Since we started with the playattention program we have come a long long way, all of us have. I ...

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