ADHD and Hypersensitivity

Excerpt from Additude magazine. TOO LOUD, TOO ITCHY, TOO MUCH! ADD seems to exacerbate and exaggerate everything, especially our senses. If you feel that your sense of taste, smell or hearing is always in overdrive, you're not alone.

How is it that other people brush off the little annoyances that drive us crazy — like bright lights, grating sounds, and scratchy clothing? Ever been told you’re "too sensitive" when you just can’t stand a dripping faucet for one more second? Don’t worry — it's totally normal. A lot of the time, hypersensitivity goes hand in hand with ADHD.

If your interested in learning more about the different types of senstivities and how to manage them, check out the following link:

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