#77 Navigating barriers to ADHD diagnosis, personal story of Dr. Zara Shahangian

In today’s episode we have a heartfelt conversation with Zara, Dr. of Pharmacy. We talked about: 

  • Her late-in-life diagnosis of ADHD, barriers to diagnosis, and the effects of medication on her day-to-day [0:52]
  • Life after diagnosis and medication [6:55]
  • Zara’s go-to tools for focus, productivity, and calm. Understanding the dopaminergic effects of task completion and procrastination. [8:49]
  • Zara’s thoughts on medication and ADHD – addiction, psychiatrist guidance, and medication tolerance [13:03]
  • Zara’s heartwarming message to other late-in-life diagnosed ADHDers, and the top 3 things she thinks you should do after a diagnosis [16:55]

Invitation to upcoming MasterClass – bit.ly/ADHDMasterclass 


About: Zahra Darya Shahangian,  Doctor of pharmacy

She served as a pharmacy executive for several healthcare systems developing clinical programs, improving medication safety & quality assurance & implementation of digital health technology to drive healthcare innovation.   Her personal struggles with the pressures of climbing the executive co-operate ladder lead her to pursue Holistic Neuropathic Treatment options to Mental Health Disorders.  Her mission is to help eliminate the stigma around Mental Health and push beyond the pill to incorporate natural remedies to support nutritional deficiencies and optimize  patients treatment regimen.   Connect with Dr. Zara contactdoctorzara@gmail.com



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