Rarely Finishing Projects
Do you have a pile of projects that are sitting around, collecting dust, just because you’ve never finished them?
You might start a project with incomparable zest and eagerness, but you can never finish it. Focusing on completing something is difficult if you have ADHD.
Doing Way Too Much
Do you take on way too much?
You’ve already got a lot on your plate, then you go ahead and add much more. If that sounds like you, you might have ADHD.
You Can’t Remember Names
Do you forget names often?
Although scientific studies have found that difficulty remembering names can get worse before, during and after menopause, it’s also a sign of ADHD because it’s a sign of inattention.
Saying Things Without Thinking First
Do you often let things fly out of your mouth, without thinking about the implications of what you say first?
Social issues are a problem with women who have ADHD because of a lack of empathy.
Do you frequently interrupt others to talk about yourself? Do others think you’re selfish?
Selfishness and not caring about the feelings of others are sure signs of ADHD and ADD.
Struggling With Math or Writing
Do you find math to be really hard? Is writing difficult? Do you have really messy handwriting?
One symptom for women with ADD and ADHD, although not as common, is poor writing and math skills.
Not Listening to Others
Do you hear what others are saying, but don’t listen to them?
Women tend to want to socialize but might difficulty doing so if they have ADD and ADHD. That’s because inattention and impatience can make it difficult to make social connections.
Do you have unhealthy habits and behaviors?
Impulsivity is a symptom of ADD/ADHD, which is why excessive shopping, eating unhealthy foods, and other things can be a sign.
Inability to Remember Words
Do you often forget words while you talk and have “tip of the tongue” syndrome?
Difficulty remembering words can be caused by inattention and thinking too many thoughts at one time.
Inability to Do Repetitive Tasks
Do you have a messy house? Do you often fall behind at work?
It can be extremely difficult for women with ADD to complete repetitive tasks that are boring, like household chores and any mind numbing tasks at work.
Do you spend too much time ruminating and daydreaming?
Daydreaming and getting lost in your thoughts are common signs in women with ADD/ADHD. Distractibility is the cause.
Inability to Make Decisions
Do you find it difficult to make decisions, even regarding the simplest of matters?
If you take an unusually long time trying to figure out which milk to buy or what underwear to wear, you might have ADD/ADHD.
Do you fidget? Is it impossible to sit still? Do get burnt out easily?
Common signs of ADD/ADHD are tiredness and restlessness. That means you may not be able to relax, which leads to burn out.
Do you find it hard to fall asleep, and even harder to wake up?
Sleep disorders are common with ADD/ADHD, and they only get worse during menopause.
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