September 13, 2022
by Kara Cuzzone
Did your life just get easier? Yes, yes it did.
If you’re one of the millions of U.S. adults living with ADHD, you’re probably no stranger to feeling super disorganized and overwhelmed at times (or even all of the time). And there’s a reason for that: ADHD affects the brain’s executive functioning skills, which can make organization, planning, and following through with tasks more difficult, says clinical psychologist Karen Caraballo, PhD.
Whether you have a predominantly inattentive presentation (the type that makes it hard to pay attention to details or follow through on a task), predominantly hyperactive-impulsive presentation (the kind that makes it tough to sit still or wait your turn), or combined presentation (when both types of symptoms show up equally), living with ADHD sometimes means hopping from one thing to another without accomplishing as much as you’d like, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
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