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Reading is a difficult task with ADHD. I tell people that I don't like to read. Maybe you have said this or heard the same phrase. The reason I don't like to read is because my brain can't concentrate on the words. It also is a little difficult to sit down and read when my body wants to move around.
When I try to read, I will spend 20 minutes reading a page a couple times before I realize that I have read the page many times. It is very frustrating and I feel a waste of time. Why should I sit there and read something that isn't processing.
This may be the same reason others say they don't like reading. The reading help tips listed above mention converting to audio.
I like audio much better. I still have to listen to it several times to get what is being said. The same problem with reading exists with audio. The information goes in while my brain is thinking about 20 other things.
Recently I have been doing a lot more reading. I also have been doing better with focusing and concentrating on what I am reading. A vitamin and mineral supplement combined with diet dramatically changed how my body and brain act.
I read and comprehend without reading paragraphs over and over again on every page.
These are the suggested liquid supplements and non liquid for ADHD
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