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Joined: Jan 28, 2007
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Posted Jan 28, 2007 at 6:44:35 PM
Subject: concerta

Hey everyone,
I'm a highschooler (sorry I know this says adult board but there aren't any others)
Anyway I have NVLD and a little ADD. I'm supposed to take concerta but I haven't ever noticed a difference although other people say they have.
My main problems are organization and time managment, not focusing. I can't remember my schedule (I'm a senior and I still show up at the wrong class) I can never find my books, homework, notebooks or other items necessary for class. I also have trouble managing my time for homework and am always the last one done on a test or graded assignment.
My question is does concerta really help with this kind of thing... I'm all for it if it would help but I just don't know.
If anyone has any experiance or advice that would be much appriciated.

Thanks,
Sara

citius altius fortius faster higher stronger

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wetmores
Joined Mar 11, 2004
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Posted:Jan 28, 2007 8:30:51 PM
Subject:concerta

yup...meds help.

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BluSky
Joined Feb 04, 2007
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Posted:Feb 04, 2007 11:37:42 PM

Quote citiusaltiusfortius:

Hey everyone,
I'm a highschooler (sorry I know this says adult board but there aren't any others)
Anyway I have NVLD and a little ADD. I'm supposed to take concerta but I haven't ever noticed a difference although other people say they have.
My main problems are organization and time managment, not focusing. I can't remember my schedule (I'm a senior and I still show up at the wrong class) I can never find my books, homework, notebooks or other items necessary for class. I also have trouble managing my time for homework and am always the last one done on a test or graded assignment.
My question is does concerta really help with this kind of thing... I'm all for it if it would help but I just don't know.
If anyone has any experiance or advice that would be much appriciated.

Quote citiusaltiusfortius:

Thanks,
Sara

*BluSky sending You 'hugs' your way...*

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naturaldocmom
Joined Nov 23, 2008
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Posted:Nov 23, 2008 10:24:50 AM

My son struggled in school since the 2nd grade. He has been diagnosed with Auditory Processing Disorder. He has had many of the organizational issues and concentration issues you described. We found a combination of therapies to help him. He is 13 now and is doing really well. He has had speech therapy, some emotional therapy to learn to control frustrations. We try to limit empty carbohydrates and keep him well hydrated. Drinking lots of water helps to keep him focused. Believe it or not, XBox360 Rock Band has helped him too. Something about the coordination of the sound/beat, visual beat and hitting the drum at the same time seems to be rewiring his brain or making ear/brain connections. For several years, he had morning flax seed oil in oatmeal or yogurt for Omega 3s. He also takes a supplement, Elevate Brain & Eye Learning Memory Supplement by BioSource Naturals which is on Amazon.com.

http://www.amazon.com/Supplement-Learning-Contains-Vitamins-Guaranteed/dp/B001BGJGQG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=hpc&qid=1227449623&sr=1-1

It contains Amino Acids, Minerals, Vitamins & Herbs for brain and eye support. They are capsules, but they open and are tasteless in yogurt, applesauce and pudding. I am a Doctor of Naturopathy and formulated this product after 6 years of research and trying to help my son. After a month of taking it, I was getting raving emails from his teachers.

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