Why I Wouldn’t Wish Lexapro Withdrawal on My Worst Enemy

Jul 1

Lexapro withdrawal (SSRI withdrawal in general) is pretty terrifying. Don't underestimate the zaps - dubbed the "SSRI discontinuation syndrome" by psychopharmacologists. The Brain is Always Seeking Homeostasis It's unsettling when your neurophysiology...

Top Tips for Coping With ADHD

May 12

Parenting a child who has been diagnosed with ADHD or struggling with it yourself is invariably challenging. ADHD is characterized by hyperactivity and difficulty with tasks requiring sustained attention. Of course, children without ADHD can be...

The ADHD Medication Manifesto

May 6

An ADHD treatment algorithm intended for prescibing psychiatrists. I'm going to keep this brief and to the point. Because you probably have ADHD if you're on this page in the first place. ADHD is essentially a reward deficiency syndrome 1. Most...

Adderall Alternatives: The Ultimate Guide

Feb 15

The Quest for the Adderall Killer Looking for a safe, effective Adderall alternative with more tolerable side effects? That would be the holy grail of smart drugs. But in all seriousness, it exists. It's called modafinil. My personal experience...

Vyvanse vs Adderall for Weight Loss

Jan 14

In this article, we'll compare the risks and benefits of Adderall verses Vyvanse for weight loss. Some may think using amphetamines to lose weight is a terrible idea, but we'll try to keep this discussion as non-judgmental as possible. The truth is...

How Vyvanse and Adderall Affect Blood Pressure

Jan 9

Concerned about the effects of stimulant medications like Vyvanse vs Adderall on blood pressure? Good for you for taking charge of your health. If you have a history of hypertension, chest pain, shortness of breath, or heart murmurs, your doctor may...