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Please! does this sound like I have adhd? Having lots of difficulty learning new things.

Please! does this sound like I have adhd? Having lots of difficulty learning new things.

Probably not: Adhd is not about learning, it's about behavior. Without knowing how old you are, it's hard to say much. Adhd is not something you "catch" during adolescence or adulthood. If this problem is new, then it's not adhd. Might start by talking to your school counselor, if you're in school. If you're an adult, consult your physician. ...Read more

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Could a person with learning disabilities be able to regain nor brain function after some sort of special treatment?

Could a person with learning disabilities be able to regain nor brain function after some sort of special treatment?

Possible: Depends on the cause, the motivation of the person to improve, and specialists involved in treatment. These specialists are speech/language therapists, educational therapists, and neuro developmental specialists. ...Read more

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Dr, I have hpv Every month a new wart appears What to do to get rid of them all And when i will get married, I will be a problem ?! Thank you .

Dr, I have hpv
Every month a new wart appears
What to do to get rid of them all 
And when i will get married, I will be a problem ?!
Thank you .

Wart location?: If the wart is on the vulva or vagina then they can be removed with several methods of treatment by your GYN MD. Warts are caused by the HPV virus and if your fiance' has them also then both of you need to be treated as they are transmissable between you both. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent injuries when learning vajra mukti?

What can I do to prevent injuries when learning vajra mukti?

Exercise: Stretching and limbering up before any activity and training is always a good idea. This sport is not for sedentary people, and so it is a good idea to have a good level of fitness prior to starting training. ...Read more

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Is there a genetic test that can help with knowing if your child will have a learning problem?

Is there a genetic test that can help with knowing if your child will have a learning problem?

Depends on issue: There are a variety of chromasomal markers now available to confirm problems like fragile x, and other names symdromes where learning problems are common.Some newer marker are associated with autism & autism spectrim disorder that may help explain some of their learning problems. However, i know of no test that would accurately predict any specific learning disorder as the child got older. ...Read more

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Please! does this sound like I have adhd? Having lots of difficulty learning new things.

Probably not: Adhd is not about learning, it's about behavior. Without knowing how old you are, it's hard to say much. Adhd is not something you "catch" during adolescence or adulthood. If this problem is new, then it's not adhd. Might start by talking to your school counselor, if you're in school. If you're an adult, consult your physician. ...Read more

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On memory tests I score well above average. I have difficulty learning new words though. Is there any disorder which specifically affects vocab memory?

On memory tests I score well above average. I have difficulty learning new words though. Is there any disorder which specifically affects vocab memory?

Learning semantics, : the meaning of words, is a complex task of higher order cognition, as described on http://www.indiana.edu/~hlw/Meaning/learning.html. It may, therefore, be difficult for a person whose neuropsychological function in short-term, active-working & long-term memory is intact. A neuropsychological exam can define the area of impairment. ...Read more

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I don't suffer memory loss but I have trouble learning things example names or new vocab would this be more indicative of add or an actual mem prob?

I don't suffer memory loss but I have trouble learning things example names or new vocab would this be more indicative of add or an actual mem prob?

Hard to say.: It could be neither. Most people, including many doctors have different pathways for learning. Some learn by hearing information, some by reading it, others learn through manual tasks. Consider getting an evaluation to rule out a mild learning disorder before you decide you have ADD or memory problems. If you do have one, there are professionals who can help you figure out the best ways for you. ...Read more