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Jeff H. Patient Expert

Vancouver, Canada
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Childhood ADHD Tied to Adult Anatomic Brain Changes by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD From The Doctors Lounge.com “Adults with combined-type childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder have a significantly thinner cortex and reduced gray matter, reg ... Read on »
Your Job Will Never Love You by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Time to dust off an old post I did and offer up a classic example of self plagiarism…..although technically that really doesn’t exist. Just having some word fun! Have you ... Read on »
Schedules & When ADD Is Not ADD by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I came across a thought provoking article by Dr. Art Hister that got me thinking about how some people manage and bring up their kids, and how it relates to ADD/ADHD. Spe ... Read on »
Planning: The Foundation For Success With ADD by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD For an ADD’er, planning is the foundation to building success with anything we set out to accomplish. Not having  a plan is the beginning of when things start to go wrong ... Read on »
Short & Sweet by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD It’s a short and sweet post today. I came across a great video on YouTube today called I have ADHD and I AM… check it out .   Read on »
Motivation, Exercise and ADD / ADHD on ADD Support Talk by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD If you have time on Tuesday October 25th, join Tara McGillicuddy as she welcomes back Robert Tudisco to ADHD Support Talk Radio to discuss Exercise, Motivation and ADD / A ... Read on »
First Canadian City To Proclaim ADHD Awareness Week is Vancouver by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD It’s about time! Here is some great news from Pete Quily’s blog about adults with Attention Surplus Condition (aka ADHD). Pete writes “8 years of ADHD Awareness Weeks/day ... Read on »
A Wild’n Crazy Guy & Morning Workouts by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I’ve posted more times than I can recall about the benefits of managing ADD when we exercise. So much can be accomplished, we just need to get our bodies in motion. Exerc ... Read on »
The Angry ADD Email by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD A few years ago, I posted here on my blog about Email Impulsiveness. I was reminded again this week about ADD, impulsiveness and emailing. Fortunately, I made a cool and ... Read on »
Conforming To The ADD Stereotype….Or Not by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I posted here on my blog a while ago and called it Cloudy With A Chance of ADD      and touched base around the thought that we simply can’t force people with ADD to lear ... Read on »
Coping with ADD in College by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD By Guest Blogger Marina Salsbury – Around two thirds of attention-deficit sufferers experience symptoms into adulthood and college life. College students struggle with tra ... Read on »
The ADD Awareness Big Challenge by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I recently had a conversation with a person who was curious and asked, “what is it like inside that ADD brain of yours?” I thought it was a great question. It spawned a p ... Read on »
Grilled Cheese, With a Side of ADD Please by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD If you happen to be downtown Vancouver on Tuesday October 11th, or any time after that too, stop by the corner of West Georgia & Howe Street to have lunch with my sister. ... Read on »
Its Bigger Than It Seems by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The overwhelming feeling of getting something done, or having so much to do. It’s a real burden. It is bigger than it seems, or at least that’s something Austin Powers mig ... Read on »
ADD Meds Can Mask Fatigue & Health Problems by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADD/ADHD medications can be very beneficial, and other times they simply are not right for certain people. There really isn’t a right or wrong, every situation is unique. ... Read on »
ADHD Awareness Week, October 16-22, 2011 by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Save the dates, October 16 through 22 is ADHD Awareness Week. Not too often can you get the entire ADD/ADHD world on the same page, working together to battle ADHD and cr ... Read on »
Shake It Up You ADD’ers! by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I have posted a number of times about mixing things up in life, thinking outside the box. I sometimes need to push myself outside the box. I need to try new things and exp ... Read on »
ADHD Politician Opens Up by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Now this is a great ADD story! All too often we see politicians caught up in scandal and in the media for the wrong reasons. Not this time. I think Sarah Blyth deserves a ... Read on »
Recognized With The Health Impact Award by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Jeff Hamilton and his ADD blog Pills Don’t Teach Skills has been Recognized with The Health Impact Award , presented by Wellsphere.com, a division of HealthCentral.com. Ch ... Read on »
Rediscovering Romance in Your ADD Relationship by Jeff H. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Very interesting read I came across by Edward (Ned) Hallowell, M.D., and thought I would offer it to my readers. “Distractability can poison eroticism in an ADHD marri ... Read on »