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Adult ADHD Treatment

ADHD & How Anyone Can Improve Their Focus - Huberman Lab

You can't overcome ADHD and you don't have to

Treating low dopamine


  • Ritalin
  • Adderall

Dr K: Treatment for adults with ADHD

Non stimulants

  • Welbutrin
  • Trntillix


  • healing the damaged caused by growing up with ADHD
  • missing out on childhood


any meditation helps

  • visually focusing on a specific target


avoiding simple sugars and anything that worsens symptoms

Oligoantigentic diet - not eating anything that you have a mild allergy to - studies only done on children?

Phosphodyrsterene: over the counter 200mg a day

ginko balboa


  • fidget spinner
  • shuttle activity from premotor circuits to elsewhere in the body
  • pacing while public speaking
    • bouncing knee behind podium
  • doesn't move energy out of body

Behavioural changes

Wall of awful

  • barrier made of emotions between you and what you want to do
    • built from past failures, [[ADHD Samskaras]]
  • use motivational emotions
    • play some music if you wanna workout
    • only have 20 mins to cook dinner
  • Atomic Habits
    • remove friction from habits you want to do more of
      • gym membership at gym that's closer
  • tracking how long things actually take
    • define done
      • we typically have an all or nothing thinking
      • I'm gonna answer 5 emails
  • allow time for transitions
  • reflect on things how things went
    • celebrate wins
  • non-judgement so that you don't add more bricks to the wall of awful

TMS: transcranial magnetic stimulation + behavioural exercises

Last update: 2023-04-24