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Postby roxy176 » Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:19 pm


I am currently doing a masters degree after scraping through an undergraduate degree (Attempted three different times before I eventually managed to finish something) I am studying counselling which is more experiential so it suits my abilities. However there is still a lot of reading and essay wrtiting to do and I am becoming very overwhelmed with it all and trying to keep track of that and a job. I am waiting to get an official diagnosis but I am wondering if anyone uses stimulants to help them concentrate with their dyspraxia? I read up on modafinil which seems to help with concentration but I dont want to waste money if it doesnt work and as you cant get it easily in the uk not sure where the best place to get it is.

Any advice would be appreciated.

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Re: Stimulants

Postby Tom fod » Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:00 pm

If your GP is prepared to prescribe it for you then great. Otherwise please be aware than non-prescription sale in the UK is an offence and any offshore supplier may not provide you with a safe or even the actual product you think you're getting.

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Re: Stimulants

Postby morgank82 » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:50 am

There is a supplement called gaba that is all natural and we have it in are body as well already. It's to help the nurons spark with the Niro transmitters to connect better. It's over the counter also, so I don't need a perscribtion. It makes u feel relaxed on ease as well. It seems to work for me.

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Re: Stimulants

Postby allesandro » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:01 am

well, I can tell you that it does improve my concentration, focus and working memory and processing speed but it is not a cure and not without its caveats. One quite quickly build up a tolerance, it interferes with sleep, and can destroy appetite. It can give you headaches, and can raise blood pressure so it's important to start slowly at a low dose and very gradually build up. I'm American so I can't help you with regard to how one goes about procuring it. Good Luck!

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