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Ok so coffee doesn’t work on me (doesn’t make me feel more awake or energized). I remember as a kid being able to drink like 10 expresó shots and I still felt nothing, i’m still the same way. So does anyone else with add/adhd have this same issue?

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    • E11iefant

      735d

      YES! That’s very normal for adhd! My mom would give me stuff with caffeine when I was a kid to calm me down, usually it changes after puberty but it can sometimes stay the same!

    • ToastyToast

      734d

      Ummmmm... I just wanna point out that caffeine naps is a term.

    • MuffinCat

      734d

      for me it’s kind of on and off. I feel like recently, coffee hasn’t been working at all… so maybe I need something stronger? or who knows maybe it’s because I’m so sleep deprived haha. but yeah a lot of people with adhd apparently don’t get the coffee buzz.

    • wise

      735d

      My mom and I both struggle to finish a cup of coffee because I swear to God caffeine is just a sedative to my body. Benadryl, on the other hand, keeps us awake for days. This is apparently very common in ADHD, which definitely tracks with my family history

    • Dystonia

      735d

      It's the same for me too. Sometimes I'll drink a cup of coffee before bed 😂

    • E11iefant

      735d

      YES! That’s very normal for adhd! My mom would give me stuff with caffeine when I was a kid to calm me down, usually it changes after puberty but it can sometimes stay the same!

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