Adults with ADHD

Adults with ADHD

Contrary to some popular beliefs, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not just a childhood disorder.  ADHD can appear in adults (formerly also known as ADD)and is a lifelong disorder, causing significant impairments in social, emotional, occupational, and academic functioning. Overview ADHD symptoms may begin to diminish later in life, but some people continue to …

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Adhd During Pregnancy

How To Deal With Adhd During Pregnancy

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental condition that usually appears before a child reaches nine years of age. It is characterised by hyperactivity, inattentiveness, impulsivity and behavioural problems. Just in case you have come across the word ADHD several times, but you are wondering what it means, ADHD is an abbreviation of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Women with ADHD …

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Do ADD and ADHD Account for Disability

Do ADD and ADHD Account for Disability?

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic neuropsychiatric disorder that can affect both children and adults. Individuals with ADHD can present with a wide range of symptoms such as impulsive behavior, procrastination, occasional hyperactivity, and difficulty completing tasks. People with ADHD may find it challenging to function normally in everyday life, even with the help …

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ADHD Management

Can You Have ADD and ADHD at the Same Time?

If you’ve heard the terms “ADHD” and “ADD” used interchangeably, you’re likely confused about the difference between the two. In reality, Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are the same conditions. Here’s a comprehensive guide to ADHD and its many names: ADD vs. ADHD Attention-Deficit Disorder was previously used to refer to Attention-Deficit …

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Women with ADHD

Women with ADHD

Women with ADHD face severe challenges. Their symptoms mostly go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed since ADHD symptoms in women can present differently compared to ADHD symptoms in men. In most women, ADHD presents as inattentiveness instead of hyperactivity. However, in some cases, both the symptoms are present. Unfortunately, people often misjudge women and characterize their inattentiveness …

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Five Major Symptoms of ADHD

Five Major Symptoms of ADHD

The symptoms of ADHD and their severity vary from person to person and are often difficult to recognize. Symptoms of ADHD might show up when kids are below the age of 12 but may even appear much earlier. To make an appropriate diagnosis, a professional doctor evaluates your child using stringent criteria. But recognizing ADHD …

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ADHD Signs

10 Signs Your Child Could Have ADHD

What Is ADHD? To understand the signs of ADHD it is important that parents and teachers understand what ADHD is. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurodevelopment disorder, which results in children having difficulty paying attention and/or being hyperactive and impulsive with their actions and decisions. Some children have hyperactivity and impulsivity, others may only …

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Adults can have ADHD

Adults can have ADHD

Many people who have heard of ADHD may think of hyperactive children who struggle paying attention or have issues with impulsivity. Adults can have ADHD too. About 5% of adults in the United States have it, but few are diagnosed and treated. Every adult who has ADHD had it as a child.  While many kids …

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ADHD Management

What Is Mindfulness Meditation?

Your provider may recommend mindfulness meditation as part of your treatment plan. Many people have different impressions when they hear “mindfulness” or “meditation”, but mindfulness meditation is really about attention and awareness training. Mindfulness meditation can help you increase awareness of your internal state and learn how to more effectively regulate emotions. It is a …

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