What is Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)? How to Deal With it?

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder or ADHD is a disorder that is neurodevelopmental and affects the mental abilities of a person. It is usually diagnosed in children and remains till about adulthood.

What are the Symptoms of ADHD?

Some of the symptoms that can be observed in someone facing ADHD are:

  1. Trouble Focusing
  2. Daydreaming
  3. Forgetfulness
  4. Talking too much
  5. Making silly mistakes
  6. Fidgeting
  7. Hard time resisting temptations
  8. Difficulty socializing
  9. Aggression, anger and excitability
  10. Hyperactivity
  11. Depression
  12. Learning disability
  13. Boredom and mood swings
  14. Absent-mindedness
  15. Short attention span

What are the Causes of ADHD?

The exact causes of ADHD aren’t fully known and scientists are still working on it but some things can be considered as the trigger of causing ADHD. Some of the potential causes of ADHD are:

  1. Premature birth
  2. Consumption of drugs or alcohol or smoking cigarettes during pregnancy
  3. Low weight at birth
  4. Exposure to some harmful substances during pregnancy
  5. Brain injury
  6. Inherited
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