attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD

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By nclexnursing

Your toddler may have trouble remaining motionless. Acting without first thinking—does your child? Does your youngster begin projects then inevitably fail? Your youngster might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if this is the case (ADHD). Most people exhibit some of these characteristics occasionally, but ADHD persists for longer than six months and causes issues at school, at home, and in social settings.

Boys are more likely than girls to have ADHD 3 to 5 percent of all American youngsters are impacted. The primary traits of ADHD are:

  • Inattention
  • Hyperactivity
  • Impulsivity

Nobody is quite certain of what causes ADHD. Genetics could play a role because it sometimes runs in families. Environmental elements might also play a role. The only reliable way to determine if your child has ADHD is through a thorough evaluation by a qualified specialist. Treatment options include either treatment or medication to manage symptoms. Both at home and at school, structure is crucial. Parent education could be beneficial.