What is increased postural sway and how does it relate to people with ADHD?
If you have ADHD or know someone who has it, you’re probably familiar with how difficult it is for us to manage some fairly basic executive functioning tasks. Our short term memory is poor, and we often don’t think before we do things. So when we’re diagnosed with or suspect a food allergy, it can be really tricky.
Body doubling has been something humans have been doing forever as a way to be more productive and to complete tasks efficiently. Psychology just made it sound pretty. It’s important to understand and utilize this method, particularly if you struggle with ADHD.
Psychiatric medication is a really controversial topic for some people. Where mental health seems to be ‘in your head,’ it’s easy for people to assume you can outthink psychiatric symptoms. While therapy, a good support system, and great coping mechanisms can be SO helpful, there are times when medication is necessary.