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Adhd (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder)

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ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder)

            ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder) is a mental disorder that makes it very difficult to pay attention and makes you hyperactive and impulsive. There are some people that think they have discovered the causes and preventions of ADHD. Symptoms may vary between children and teens and adults. There are certain things to look for in your children or teens that could give you a hint into if your child has ADHD. Many people are diagnosed with ADHD as children. It is not impossible for children, teens, and adults to control the disorder, but there are medications and behavior therapies that make living with this disorder much easier. Scientists are not sure what causes ADHD, although many studies suggest that genes play a large role. Like many other illnesses, ADHD probably results from a combination of factors. In addition to genetics, researchers are looking at possible environmental factors, and are studying how brain injuries, nutrition, and the social environment might contribute to ADHD
            Symptoms are different depending on your age. ADHD is common in children and teenagers. It is very possible for an adult to have ADHD. For children and teenagers, symptoms are impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and inattentive. Symptoms for adults are often different. Adults may feel restless instead of hyperactive. They also have problems with personal relationships and employment. In both cases the one symptom that shows up the most is forgetfulness. Forgetfulness can be a big disturbance in your every day life. Even though ADHD is a mental disorder, it does not mean that there can’t be good symptoms. Some good symptoms in ADHD people could be creativity, flexibility, enthusiasm and spontaneity, energy and drive.
            Children mature at different rates and have different personalities, temperaments, and energy levels. Most children get distracted, act impulsively, and struggle to concentrate...


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