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When a parent receives an ADHD diagnosis for their young child, they are filled with many emotions. The biggest one I hear from parents is relief. They feel an overwhelming sense of relief, because they finally have an explanation for their child’s behavior and actions. Now that they know their suspicions were correct and their child has ADHD, they can move forward and seek the proper care. That is absolutely fantastic for not just the child, but the entire family. However,...

Disclaimer: This article was not written to convince parents of children with ADHD to put them on medication. Some children are able to manage their ADHD without medication and I think that is fantastic. However, everyone is different and ADHD affects people differently. My husband and I decided to use medication for our daughter and I am simply sharing my family’s experience with finding the right medication for her.  When my husband with ADHD was a child, he was put...