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what are some of the risk factors for getting attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children?

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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.
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

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A 32-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 32-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.
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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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Not really: Adhd symptoms typically become less severe during adolescence, and about 30-40% of adults who once had adhd no longer have impairing symptoms. But, c ... Read More

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