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Is adhd-symptoms always visible in children?

Is adhd-symptoms always visible in children?

Not necessarily: Attention deficit disorder without hyperactivity can be silent for ears in a bright and curious child; the curiosity acts like a stimulant to engage attention. Later in life, with less structure, symptoms of add become apparent: e.g., disorganization, procrastination, forgetfulness, spacing off, daydreaming may be subtle but present if searched for. Adult add is real. Get it checked out. ...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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What is the common age for a child to appear with ADHD symptoms?

What is the common age for a child to appear with ADHD symptoms?

Diagnosis at 4: According to the american academy of pediatrics, the diagnosis can be made in a child as young as 4 years of age. ...Read more

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If I believe my child has adhd, what symptoms should I look for?

If I believe my child has adhd, what symptoms should I look for?

Depends on age: Adhd typically is diagnosed around age 6-7 years of age, mostly because those without adhd are much less likely by then to have the symptoms of poor attention, high distractibility, high physical activity, & poor impulse control that we use to make the diagnosis. Persistent issues in several of these domains in various settings (not just home or school) warrant an assessment if causing problems. ...Read more

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In what ways are ADHD symptoms different in adults than in children?

In what ways are ADHD symptoms different in adults than in children?

ADHD: Symptoms of hyperactivity diminsh & become more of a restlessness. In many mpulsivity decreases somewhat as the person matures & develops internal controls. Inattention & distractibility diminish less & tend to be the major issue. People can develop skills to compensate to an extent including career choices that fit their symptoms better. 2/3 continue to have symptoms in adulthood. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ADHD? And at what age is it most noticed in children?

What are symptoms of ADHD? And at what age is it most noticed in children?

ADHD: Usually, we discover the problem when the child enters school. The signs may be: non stop motion, talking too much in class, not following instruction, not focusing on tasks that require long time of attention ( although these kids may be able to focus on games for hours and hours). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms or signs that a child who is 8 have adhd, add, and odd, i've done research, signs are correct, but no one will help!

What are the symptoms or signs that a child who is 8 have adhd, add, and odd, i've done research, signs are correct, but no one will help!

Find a Dr who treats: There should not be much difficulty finding someone to treat an 8 year old. Especially if the symptoms are all classic. There are many different treatments and different treatments work better for different patients. Try to get a doctor recommendation from friends or possibly someone at the school may know a doctor who treats a lot of patients that could give you a name. ...Read more

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I take adderalI. I have I've been diagnosed with ADHD as a child. I bought Now ADAM superior Men's multi, will it reduce symptoms or cure some symptom?

ADHD: If you have a genetic single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in your MTHFR 677 or MTHFR 1298, then eliminating unmethylated forms of B12 and folate, (folic acid) and using the methylated forms may very well help. Get tested. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms ADHD in a 3year old child?

What are the symptoms ADHD in a 3year old child?

Same: The symptoms of adhd are the same , innatention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, however diagnosing a three year old with adhd raises some eyebrows, symptoms could be severe enough that might merit a diagnosis, but see a behavioral psychologist or a developmental pediatrician, before someone talks you into medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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Children's Health (Definition)

Children's health refers broadly to the health maintenance and prevention ...Read more