Coronation Street fans, get ready for an honest confession from former star Ryan Clayton as updates us with a huge health report. Ryan has finally revealed his diagnosis after two years of waiting and keeping people guessing. Ryan has shared a big change by joining the “club ADHD.” In an emotional Instagram post, the actor talks about how hard it is to live with ADHD. He also gave his fans a glimpse into his personal life. As he describes the impact it had on him, Ryan’s announcement turned overwhelming. He extends an invitation to his admirers to join him on this journey of acceptance.
Coronation Street: Ryan Clayton Joins ‘ADHD Club,’ Opens Up About Personal Struggles
Former Coronation Street actor Ryan Clayton (Josh Tucker) shared a major health update with his fans. He revealed the news after two years of waiting for a diagnosis. Taking to Instagram, Clayton revealed that he had officially been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) after years of uncertainty. Clayton candidly expressed, “Well, after 2 [and a] half years of realizing you don’t ‘grow out’ of ADHD, just because you’re not hyperactive in the way you were as a kid, and 29 years later, I’m an official member of club ADHD.”
The 30-year-old Coronation Street actor emphasized the importance of recognition. He stated, “ADHD isn’t as extreme as some other neurodivergent conditions, but it’s a lot more than being fidgety. It shouldn’t be underestimated either; it can be a real challenge.” The star expressed his relief and acceptance post-diagnosis. He said, “Having that official diagnosis has allowed me to find acceptance and be more open about how I feel without fear of judgment. He added, ‘So for anyone on that journey, whether you’re just realising or on the waiting list, I don’t believe that anyone is worse off for knowing (undiagnosed or diagnosed)”
Ryan Clayton currently stars in the BBC school-based drama Waterloo Road. Clayton’s heartfelt confession on social media threw light on the importance of recognition and understanding of ADHD. Inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity are some of the signs of the disorder. So, please do not hesitate to seek medical attention if you or a loved one are experiencing any of the symptoms. And keep checking the TV Season & Spoilers for more Coronation Street updates!
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