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Jesus, listen to yourselves, you're all a bunch of whiners! Poor kids, poor teachers! Don't you get it? First, there are many titles in which a doctor uses to describe over energetic children, but the term ADHD is just another title for the FDA to approve drugs for. Every decade, we see yet another term to describe children who's parents are to damn lazy to take an interest. SO what do we do?, drug the kids up and send them on there way!
Originally posted by Burgo
I feel for the millions of animals used by these doctors each year to test new medications on & then murdered.
I was diagnosed with ad-hd, put on dex-amphetamine and ended up hooked on speed.
thankfully 9 years clean now.
Originally posted by PsychoX42
"Imagine what the world must have been like for a schizophrenic." COME ON!!! Schizophrenia and ADHD aren't even in the same ball park. One of them is hyper and the other one is paranoid and poses a danger to themselves.
Originally posted by Anthony1138
When i was in grade 2 i was diagnosed with ADD, i never really knew why i just didnt want to sit around all day doing work i already knew the answers too, reviews after reviews and even more reviews...i memorized the answers the FIRST time, when other students (who did not have ADD or ADHD) needed these reviews because they couldn't remeber a simple lesson.
Originally posted by unityemissions
You see this same thing with "spiritually enlightened" guru's who are complete con-artists and often end up completely destroying the communities that support them. No empathy. Don't give into his lies. He feeds off our negative energy.
Originally posted by Noncompatible
"It's not my/his/her fault. They have [insert convenient 3 or 4 letter acronym here]".
That is not an illness, it is an abdication of personal responsibility.
Originally posted by NazcaP
An excellent book on this subject is The Hyperactivity Hoax (How to Stop Drugging Your Child and Find Real Medical Help), by Sydney Walker III MD, who is a prominent neurologist. It is Dr. Walker's contention that, in his experience, there is always a physical cause for the symptoms of ADHD, if the doctor takes the time to find it. Most doctors find it easier to use the ADHD diagnosis and put the child on Ritalin or a related drug. It's easier for the doctor, but ill-serves the child.
I have noticed the disturbing trend of articles about ADHD on major MSM sites, with adverts for the prescription drugs on the same page. I surmise that these articles, as well as the ads, come straight from Big Pharma. Now they are targeting adults, as well.
Originally posted by PsychoX42
It requires the usage of hard psychotropic drugs which influence the seratonin levels in the brain. By the way, shouldn't it be an exact science if we are going to prescribe drugs that permanently manipulate brain chemistry?
Originally posted by 4nsicphd
Skyfloating can now join Jenny McCarthy, Jim Carey, Tom Cruise, Casper Schmidt, Harvey Bialy, and Ernst Nolte as a vociferous denier of reality based living. Hopefully, the readers of this thread will reject his "hunch"-based rant as the unresearched, unsupportable dangerous diatribe against people with an objectively diagnosed condition it is.
Originally posted by Jay-morris
So, you are dismissing that my life is better with ritalin. You will never win with people like you because you think you are always right, and everyone else is wrong.