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Is ADHD different for women compared to men? Or is it that we’re socialized to clamp down on our ADHD impulses more than men? Psychiatrist and ADHD expert, Dr. Sasha Hamdani discusses how ADHD presents in women and why women may be under or even misdiagnosed.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Signs and symptoms of ADHD in women
  • Reasons why women may be under or misdiagnosed
  • The role of societal expectations in the manifestations of ADHD in women
  • The challenges (and benefits) of being an ADHD  parent to a chid with ADHD
  • The road of your menstrual cycle on your attentiveness
  • How nutrition impacts your ADHD 

Dr. Hamdani is a board certified psychiatrist and ADHD clinical specialist. She has a special interest in all facets of women’s mental health and self- care as well as anything that promotes and encourages focus. She is currently working full time in private practice.  In addition, she also has a robust social media following on Instagram and Tiktok under the @thepsychdoctormd. She is also well versed public speaker who enjoys providing uplifting educational and motivational programs to academic, professional and charitable entities


I'm Rupa Wong.

Hi! I'm Dr. Rupa Wong. Physician. Private Practice Owner. Mama to 3 kids. Managing Partner. Educator. Textbook Author. Conference Co-Founder. Mentor. I am more than just one thing, even as a doctor and I bet you are too. I would love to help you envision the life you want, and then get after it. What are you waiting for?


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