Your prescriber will probably start you at a low dose and move you up until you find the amount that’s best for you, based on balancing desired effects with side effects. (Third episode in a three part series on medication.)
Adults who take medication for their ADHD tend to find that it enables them to focus on one thing at a time, stick with uninteresting tasks, listen better, and think before acting impulsively. (Second episode in a three part series on medication.)
Some people eagerly choose to take medication, whereas others decide against it. It’s a personal decision based on many factors, including how well you can otherwise handle the demands in your life. (First episode in a three part series on medication.)
The web can be a giant source of temptation. I talk about two programs to help you reduce the amount of time on unproductive sites.