ADDitude readers told us how the menstrual cycle impacts their ADHD symptoms in ways that are both pleasant and painful during a typical 30-day cycle.
Do your ADHD symptoms worsen or improve at certain times of the month? We’d love to hear from you! Share your thoughts in the Comment section below.“My working memory is most severely affected three days before my period.
I can’t remember what I’m doing, and I’ll walk into the kitchen 100 times. I’m terrified that when my estrogen drops during perimenopause and menopause, I won’t be able to hide my symptoms at work anymore, and it will impact my ability to have a career.” — Kay, Scotland“I definitely notice a difference in my ability to regulate my attention as I move through my cycle. I find it easier to be mindful when I am in the middle of my cycle (before ovulation).Read more on additudemag.com