1. Ringleader

    Has Dextroamphetamine ADHD treatment for 10 months caused higher inflammation, Costochondritis?

    I (late 20s Male) was diagnosed with adult ADHD last year and prescribed Adderall. I have currently been taking 10mg-30mg near daily for almost a year. I am prescribed 20mg 2x/day which I usually only do 10mg 2x/day or 20mg AM-10mg PM or even just 20mg AM, depending on what I have going on. I...
  2. J

    Aspirin inhibits Melanin production.

    I came across the following diagram. Should we be concerned with our higher uses of aspirin. Perhaps the benefits outweigh the negatives. My apologies for the poor formatting and if this has been discussed already. Should this be of concern considering : - melanin absorbs heavy metals ( New...
  3. S

    Adhd Drugs That Don't Harm Your Health

    Are there any ADHD medications that aren't so bad for your health? I was diagnosed with adhd and my doctor put me on ritalin. But in the forum I read that Ritalin would be estrogenic and would lower body temperature. I already take caffeine, taurine and thiamine to help me. Any help is appreciated.
  4. Hans

    Testosterone and impulsivity; what's really the culprit Surprise surprise, it's estrogen and serotonin.
  5. C

    Memantine immunosuppression

    Hi everyone, I have been prescribed memantine for ADHD and, for the most part, I really like it. However, there's one extremely disruptive side effect, namely that I get sick every couple weeks whenever I take it. Apparently, it "causes a profound depletion of CD45RO+ T-cells" in vitro...
  6. InChristAlone

    Kid with ADHD got MORE hyper on cypro

    My 9 yr old son has the hyperactive type of ADHD and we decided to try cypro because he also struggles with anxiety and poor appetite. We got up to 2 mg and I literally didn't see ANY signs of drowsiness other than when it was time to go to sleep. I can only take 0.5mg and the drowsiness never...
  7. C

    Info about/experience with Strattera/Atomoxetine?

    I haven't been able to find any articles Ray has about Strattera/Atomoxetine/Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors. I'd like to know what people may know about this, and potential substitutes/alternatives. I was diagnosed with ADHD in my early 20s and have been on and off ADHD meds for over 15...
  8. D

    Is it safe to take agmatine with herpes?

    I have been found to have an active herpes virus and I have neurological symptoms and ADHD. But I also have migraines sometimes, and I would like to take agmatine to reduce nitric oxide. Is it safe?
  9. D

    Theory, which may explain copper toxicity/deficiency/low cerruloplasmin

    I have been studying the topic of copper for a long time. I previously linked copper toxicity to my, ADHD(ADHD and copper toxicity). But I also have low cerruloplasmin and copper deficiency symptoms such as fatigue and balance problems. I intuitively understood that a person can be toxic and...
  10. T

    Asking help for girlfriend, she's on 30 mg of methylphenidate for ADHD and hears voices in her head

    Hey all, my girlfriend suffers from ADHD and she takes 30 mg of methylphenidate for it everyday, and she has been taking it since childhood. She's 18 now. She hears voices telling her to harm herself, harm me and me housemate. Actual commands. When she is alone, she hears these voices the most...
  11. LoryEl

    Is this adult ADHD?

    Hello amazing community. I need help figuring out first what do i have. I started noticing in November last year I could not remember once a day a name of a person or a plant/object that was very familiar to me. I know I had to remember, it was a frustrating feeling of not being able to even...
  12. haidut

    Even mainstream medicine admits many claims about sugar are myths

    It is always nice to see when a outpost of mainstream medicine tries to set the record straight on something as controversial as refined sugar. My personal favorites are the myths on sugar and causal links to diabetes / cancer. Apparently, there is solid evidence those links are myths. Yet...
  13. D

    ADHD and copper toxicity

    The puzzle begins to take shape. As I wrote in the thread,High salt intake caused metabolic acidosis, I assume that ADHD may be a simple dopamine deficiency. As you can see from the diagram below, vitamin B6 is essential for the synthesis of dopamine. Haidut previously published a study in...
  14. 3

    More Saturated fat seems to have lessened my adhd symptoms + reduced my facial bloating.

    hey, relating to edema and food consumption i was checking out edwardjedmonds blog - he emphasises the value of saturated fat in the diet - claiming glucose is a primitive and inefficient energy source) ( i think i read he was a powerlifter) ray also said that the muscles at rest consume...
  15. haidut

    Low Vitamin D Levels In Patients With ADHD

    The study is not interventional, so too early to say if vitamin D supplementation will help ADHD. However, the link seems promising given the role of vitamin D in dopamine synthesis, which is though to be low in ADHD. [Full text] Vitamin D and vitamin D receptor levels in children with...
  16. haidut

    Hepatitis B Vaccine In Infants Linked To Subsequent ADHD

    The study only looked at the older version of the HepB vaccine, which contained thimerosal. So, it would be interesting to see a study on the newer vaccine, which uses "only" aluminium as adjuvant. I bet the effects won't be much different as aluminium is just as toxic to the nervous system. A...
  17. haidut

    Paternal Use Of SSRI Increase Risk For ADHD In His Children

    By now even the general public has gotten a wind of just how bad the SSRI drugs are. But most of the studies demonstrating negative effects from SSRI use are focused on the health of the patient taking them or the health of the baby whose mother is taking SSRI while pregnant or during...
  18. DaveFoster

    Caffeine Administration Disrupts Long-Term ADHD Development

    Chronic caffeine treatment during prepubertal period confers long-term cognitive benefits in adult spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR), an animal model of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Pires VA1, Pamplona FA, Pandolfo P, Prediger RD, Takahashi RN. Author information...
  19. haidut

    ADHD may be simply a vitamin B6 deficiency symptom

    The study claims that multi-year adminstration of vitamin B6 completely "normalized" ADHD symptoms. It was a human study, so it should have even more weight / relevance. "...The disturbed activity of PLP dependent enzymes apparently forms those...
  20. K

    Histamine And His Role In Sleep/wake And AD(H)D

    Wow, I've been studying histamine for some time, and it's quite interesting, but so hard ! Please correct me if I'm wrong, I'm kind of noob with biology and pubmed, and I'm sure I make mistakes all the time. Histamine in the hypothalamus seems to have some role in regulating sleep wake cycles...
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