Novel and off-label ADHD medications you’ve never heard of.

If you talk to a psychiatrist, like I have, they will mention stimulants as a treatment for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Commonly “Adderall” or “Ritalin” for example. While researching various other topics and bouncing ideas around with people online, I’ve run into a fair number of other novel, off-label, or less considered medications that […]

ADHD is a dopamine disorder, not a learning disability.

There are a lot of misconceptions about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) presentation and neurological differences as compared to neurotypical brains. ADHD is fundamentally a dopamine disorder – namely ADHD brains are starved of dopamine. People tend to think of ADHD as a lack of motivation or poor intelligence; rather than a scientific classification of […]

Surprise! Treating ADHD using Finasteride, why isn’t this better studied?

Anecdotal I asked my Doctor about taking Finasteride and was surprised when I was immediately prescribed a 5mg dose rather than 1mg. I decided to try it at that dosage anyway to better note any side effects. I was expecting to feel tired and weak, lose erections and libido, etc. but instead I noted that […]