Geri Henderikse talking about ADHD

In this Episode of Love your Diagnosis, I talk with Geri Henderikse about her diagnosis of ADHD or as it will soon come to be known – Dopamine dysfunction which affects executive decision.

I loved everything about this interview as Geri has researched this condition so much to really understand it now and is excited to find ways to make her life feel more dopamine enhanced even if that means using both eastern and western medicine.

Some of her symptoms before diagnosis were:

  • Emotional (dys)regulation, flash emotions
  • Impulsivity (actions, money, emotional)
  • Depressive periods (days to weeks)
  • Rejection sensitive dysphoria 
  • Hyperfocus on negative emotions
  • Hyperfocus on social interaction
  • Hyperfocus on new interest
  • occasional Insomnia due to hyperfocus
  • Lazy dyslexia (impatience version)

Some parting words from Geri at the end are
"Don't be afraid to find a reason for your suffering; Your diagnosis can be the perfect colour of glasses you need and help you see yourself better and be the absolute turning point in your life!"

An episode not to be missed if you are wanting to listen to someone with ADHD that is finding ways to get on top of it all and love her new self.

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A little side note:
These shows are meant to create food for thought for people going through similar situations. Planting seeds of information about things that perhaps you never knew could and might assist in treating and managing the symptoms associated with your diagnosis.

Alternative treatments are out there to be used, alongside allopathic medicine, or instead of.
That part is completely up to you, but gaining knowledge is the first part in empowering yourself back to health.

I really hope you get some good ol' nuggets of info from these interviews so you can go and start researching yourself and perhaps even start experimenting on the treatment that feels right for you instead of just letting someone else direct your health decisions.

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