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With all the talk about coping mechanisms lately, now may be a good time to bring up some of the things that happen biologically in people with ADHD. There are a lot of myths about there being no differences in the ADHD brain, but none of that is true. In the ADHD brain there a few different things that can be going on to change the way that our brains work, and all of it is genetic. With irregular levels of dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine, it can cause people to be mentally foggy and seek the chemicals that their brain needs. Though the world has come a long way in the last twenty years of understanding ADHD, it's important to mention that there is still a lot that scientists don't know