Celebrating one’s not normalcy: ADHD in women

Season 3, Episode 34,   May 31, 2023, 03:43 AM

Thanks to her research into into Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for this two part dive into ADHD in girls and women, Esperanza is learning to celebrate her not normalness. In this episode she shares the freedom that comes from accepting that your brain is wired to be weird, the possible evolutionary advantages to having ADHD and some of the celebrities who also struggle with this disorder. If you happen to be a woman with ADHD. . . CONGRATULATION you're not normal.

In part 2 of her exploration into how ADHD affects women, Esperanza explains what the diagnosis process is like, how brains with this condition react in a counterintuitive way to stimulants, the surprising benefits she's experiencing on the medication, and some tools to help integrate into the normie lifestyle. Still so much left to unpack in this episode.