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Emotional Eating and ADHD

On this episode The ADHD Mums Podcast, Jane delves into the intricate relationship between ADHD and binge eating alongside guest Denise Stojceski, who was diagnosed with ADHD at 42.

Denise openly shares her transformative journey, emphasising the significant impact of ADHD medication on her approach to food. From coping with emotional eating during COVID-19 lockdowns to reflecting on childhood sweet tooth habits, Denise sheds light on the emotional dimensions of ADHD and its connection to unhealthy cravings.

Denise gives us an insight into her diagnostic path, sharing the immediate effects she felt from ADHD medication as well as navigating the emotional layers of a late ADHD diagnosis. As Denise shares her journey post-diagnosis, the conversation expands to encompass executive function challenges, ADHD symptoms, and coping strategies. Denise emphasises the positive impact of meal kit services like HelloFresh, simplifying the cooking process and reducing stress, especially when combined with medication.

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About the Author Jane McFadden

Jane McFadden, former psychologist turned neurodiversity specialist, found her passion after a late ADHD and autism diagnosis. She's the founder of Australia's largest online psychology company, helping veterans with PTSD. Now, she hosts the popular podcast "ADHD Mums" and speaks on neurodiversity, focusing on women and girls. Jane resides on the Sunshine Coast with her family.

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