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Is ADHD a real disease?

Is ADHD a real disease?

Yes: Changes in brain structure & chemistry found in persons with adhd in peer-reviewed studies have validated the diagnosis of adhd as a neurodevelopmental disorder with symptoms that can impact learning, peer interaction and behavior over a person's lifespan. Chadd.Org is a good resource for learning about adhd diagnosis, treatment and legal rights of people with adhd at all ages. ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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Is add/adhd hereditary?

Is add/adhd hereditary?

Yes: Adhd is highly hereditable. The incidence of adhd is about 5% of population. Identical twins have a concordance of >80% (if one twin has adhd, it's >80% likely the other will). Full blood siblings have a rate of 35%, parent to child rate is 20%, if both parents are adhd, the child rate is closer to 50%. Faraone sv, biederman j, milberger s. An exploratory study of adhd among second-degree relative. ...Read more

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How is ADHD Test done ?

How is ADHD Test done ?

ADHD is diagnosed by: clinical criteria of 6/9 or > significant symptoms of Inattention +/- Hyperactivity /Impulsivity that caused harmful dysfunction at home & school for 6 mos. or > by age 10, even if ADHD-Primarily Inattentive Type was not diagnosed in childhood. There are no biological markers; neuropsychological deficits found in people with ADHD are also found in people with other Neurodevelopmental Disorders. ...Read more

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Could ADHD people drive?

Could ADHD people drive?

Most do: Adhd is not a listed disorder that would disqualify one for a drivers license in most states. ...Read more

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Can ADHD actually exist?

An actual disorder: ADHD is a neurochemical diosrder well researched and validated. It involves a deficiency of brain Dopamine and nor epinephrin. the disorder is over diagnosed so people can be sceptics about the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I need help with my ADHD?

I need help with my ADHD?

ADHD help: Talk to primary care, get a referral to a psychiatric healthcare professional. If there is confusion or question of the presence of the disorder, some testing can help support the diagnosis which can be done by psychologists. Once you have a diagnosis, the gold standard is medication, which has been shown to correct abnormal brain functioning. Again, speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Have adhd what meds help?

Have adhd what meds help?

ADHD meds: 24 M: Have adhd what meds help? ANS: there are many meds that help and recommend you go to uptodate.com to review. But only your Dr and you can choose the best one for you based on your situation. But is always a matter of try and see and evaluate till you and Dr get it right. Everyone is different. ...Read more

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What is good about adhd ?

Mixed Picture: Kids or adults with adhd are often "high ennergy" people which can be helpful in certain situations. They may also look at things in slightly different ways and bring new perspectives into a situation. However, it is easy to see how even these positives can create negative situations. ...Read more

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How do I know I have ADHD?

ADHD symptoms: Usually ID'd at a young age, ADHD has as symptoms the inattentive type: daydreaming, distractibility & disorganization, the hyperactive/impulsive type: climbing, inability to stay seated, acting before thinking (like by stealing or fire setting) or the combined type, which is a combination of both types together. Consult with a psychologist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I assess for adhd?

How can I assess for adhd?

Do sample test ?s: There are many sample tests available online to test yourself to see if you may have adhd--for example, if you google "adhd test" you should get quite a few options to check it out. U can also consult your doc to get an assessment--he/she may use some of the "check-list' questions to see if u have adhd. There is no blood test/scan for adhd. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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