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I have a question about dyslexia. Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cur it?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a treatment for attention deficit disorder.

In brief: No

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a treatment for attention deficit disorder.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Since dyslexia is not a disease, there is no "cure" for it.
It is a developmental disorder that requires specific, generally phonics-based training, which will help you improve.

In brief: No

Since dyslexia is not a disease, there is no "cure" for it.
It is a developmental disorder that requires specific, generally phonics-based training, which will help you improve.
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Consider dyslexia like you would a wiring problem in the brain.
Their connections don't sort out the symbols of reading as well & putting their brain on "stimulant" meds just makes the nerves fire faster.If the wiring is wrong, the outcome is just the same.There are some dyslexics that have ADHD involving a different brain modulation issue.It might help them function better, just not the dyslexia

In brief: No

Consider dyslexia like you would a wiring problem in the brain.
Their connections don't sort out the symbols of reading as well & putting their brain on "stimulant" meds just makes the nerves fire faster.If the wiring is wrong, the outcome is just the same.There are some dyslexics that have ADHD involving a different brain modulation issue.It might help them function better, just not the dyslexia
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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