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Do a lot of people have no ADHD or only slight adhd, and they take meds for the effect and like it?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: People are people

Abuse of medications occurs across the pharmacological spectrum. So, yes, adhd meds are misused or abused.
If the prescribing doctor knows what she's doing, then this should be at a minimum.

In brief: People are people

Abuse of medications occurs across the pharmacological spectrum. So, yes, adhd meds are misused or abused.
If the prescribing doctor knows what she's doing, then this should be at a minimum.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology

In brief: Varies

Adhd is a spectrum disease in which symptoms can vary from slight, hardly noticeable, to severe, life-impairing.
Regardless of severity, medications (and sometimes counseling / dietary / sleep changes) can be very beneficial. As a rule, if a treatment is successful, the patient almost surely likes it, especially when side-effects are minimal.

In brief: Varies

Adhd is a spectrum disease in which symptoms can vary from slight, hardly noticeable, to severe, life-impairing.
Regardless of severity, medications (and sometimes counseling / dietary / sleep changes) can be very beneficial. As a rule, if a treatment is successful, the patient almost surely likes it, especially when side-effects are minimal.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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