Above The Noise

What Happens If You Take ADHD Drugs And You Don’t Have ADHD?

Season 6 Episode 7 | 12m 2s  | Video has closed captioning.

ADHD meds work by helping dopamine to stick around longer in your brain's synapses. For people with ADHD, they can stay focused and avoid distractions, and that can be a total game-changer when it comes to getting stuff done at school or at work. Many studies in the lab don’t show that people without ADHD get any boost to their cognition when they take ADHD drugs.

Aired: 02/24/22

Rating: NR


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Above The Noise is a local public television program presented by KQED.