Symptoms And Treatment For Attention Deficit
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition wherein the
individual experiences things which he or she can not control or even comprehend
why they are doing it. Most cases of this neurobehavioral disorder are centered
on children and may occur twice as much in boys compared to girls. There are
also studies that show that children with ADHD may retain some of the characteristics of this disorder well into
adulthood. The causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are not so
well established yet but studies are tentatively pointing at genes, diet,
exposure to cigarette smoke and alcohol while in the mother's womb and mental,
verbal and physical abuse early in life.
Signs Of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
The name ADHD basically describes what the condition is. Children or adults
with this disorder involuntarily do things which make them lose their
concentration and make them miss things. The attention span of most children
with ADHD is
quite short and no matter how much they are punished for their inattention and
carelessness, the possibility of them doing it again is high. Other signs of
ADHD are impulsive behavior, inability to
concentrate or focus ones attention and restlessness or hyperactivity.
There are other signs and symptoms that may be associated with ADHD but these are not solely to blame on the disorder, which
is why these are not concrete symptoms of the condition. These signs include
anxiety, obsessive-compulsive behavior, defiance and stubbornness. Having these
symptoms does not automatically point to the child having the disorder. Instead,
it is best to let the child undergo a series of tests that can help with the
ADHD treatment may be a combination of psychological therapies, medication and
lifestyle changes. Therapy is instrumental in helping the child or the adult, as
the case may be, manage the disorder. Medication may be a necessary part of
treating ADHD because there are times when the child may exhibit destructive
behavior, to others and to himself. Lifestyle changes may also be key to helping
manage ADHD in the sense that
some foods can elevate activity as well as amplify it. Many adults who had this
condition when they were children may have managed without the necessary
treatment for this by developing ways to manage and control themselves.
Attention Deficit - Attention deficit disorder and attention deficit
hyperactivity disorder, or ADD and AD/HD, are used interchangeably and are
really one and the same.
ADD & ADHD Resources - ADD/ADHD symptoms often overlap and/or mimic many
symptoms of Sensory Processing Disorders.
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