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ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
ADHD: Please refer to my answer above for details.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Biologic disorder: Adhd is an inherited, neurobiological disorder that effects about 5% of the population. Untreated it leads to increased death (smoking, drug overdose, ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Changes in brain : structure & chemistry found in persons with adhd validate the diagnosis of ADHD as a neurodevelopmental disorder with significant symptoms of Inat ... Read More
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Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
NO CURE: No cure but can be treated and managed with medications and therapy like behavior modification. Many diseases cannot be cured which would mean that it ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
No : Adhd is an inherited neurobiological disorder thought to be caused by multiple gene abnormalities. Until we can safely re-engineer genes, we won't be ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No cure exists: Changes in brain structure & chemistry found in persons with ADHD validate the diagnosis of ADHD as a neurodevelopmental disorder with symptoms t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John O'Malley
53 years experience Child Psychiatry
Lots of Information: There is much information available on adhd both for adults and children. I suggest to start by contacting chadd (www.Chadd.Org). Chadd is "children ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: If you do not provide any iformation with your question, no proper answer can be formed. Start over from scratch, the ?'s are not linked on the site.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Not sure about the ?: I am not sure you asked the question as intended as you inquired how adhd is different from adhd. You correctly identified that there appears to be an ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Adhd: Inattention, overactivity, impulsivity. For example, not finishing tasks, easily distracted, forgetful, disorganized, losing things, act before thinki ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Generally inherited: Children have either inherited the traits of adhd or have acquired them from an infection or trauma to the brain. Often a parent , or extended family ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
ADHD: Great Plains Laboratory in Kansas has specialized lab tests for ADHD and other information. Peace and good health.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
No I do not: Adhd and asperger/autism spectrum disorders are distinctively different. Adhd is a disruptive behavior disorder with few problems with socialuzation a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Real biological : Adhd persists into adulthood 65% of the time. Hundreds of studies have proven it to be a neurobiological disorder with a genetic and neurotoxic basis ... Read More
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