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cause of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children include:: Easily distracted, Forgetfulness, Inattention, Low self esteem, Restlessness, Impaired memory.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children include:: EEG, Neuropsychological testing, Urine drug screen.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children include:: Lead exposure, Low birth weight, Traumatic Brain Injury, Alcohol consumption during pregnancy, Smoking in pregnancy, Iron deficiency anemia.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children include:: Behavior modification, Behavior therapy, Psychotherapy.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Varies: Risk factors: family history of adhd, premature birth, substance abuse (especially stimulants and alcohol) during pregnancy, smoking during pregnancy ... Read More
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A 27-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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
No: Although seem people use caffeine (as pills or in food or drink), no over-the-counter medications have been shown to be effective for treating adhd. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Possibly: Many conditions may mimic adhd. Discuss with your pediatrician. Sleep disorders may respond to melatonin, dietary issues may respond to otc medicati ... Read More
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A 48-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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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Complicated: Adhd is diagnosed in the us much more than in any other developed country, and the use of medications for it are even more disproportionate. Some ar ... Read More
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