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Easily Distracted (Definition)

A person being easily distracted is a clinical finding in which his attention and the ability to focus are limited.

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What can cause lack of concentration other than add?I don't have serious memory loss or hyperactivity.I only can't concentrate(i am easily distracted?

What can cause lack of concentration other than add?I don't have serious memory loss or hyperactivity.I only can't concentrate(i am easily distracted?

Depression: There are a lot of reasons that concentration can be low. Depression is often overlooked although anxiety, inadequate nutrition, compromised sleep, interpersonal issues and personalty characteristics. You emphasize a lack of hyperactivity and a lack of memory loss although attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a misleading label for a condition with more subtle possible manifestations. ...Read more

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What makes my kid to get easily distracted?

What makes my kid to get easily distracted?

Age?: Young children have very short attention spans. The older they are, they can maintain focus to a determined activity longer. Toddlers can not keep their attention to something longer than a few minutes. Consider if it affects school work or other activities. Try to give kids simple one step commands so it is easier to keep their focus. ...Read more

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Vegan Diet (Tip)

Vegan Diet

You may lack vit B12 which may then contribute to low energy, forgetfulness, and depression. ...See more

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I have easily irritated skin that sometimes gets worse by scratching, treatment?

I have easily irritated skin that sometimes gets worse by scratching, treatment?

Eczema: Eczema or dermatitis is easily irritated, itchy skin. Minimize hot bathing and soap, apply gentle moisturizer such as Lubriderm to control scratching. Cortisone may be necessary. ...Read more

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Is there a way to easily get rid of insomnia?

Is there a way to easily get rid of insomnia?

Sleep hygiene: Is key. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Tip)

Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Ask for a two week trial of sulfasalazine.Taken two per day, it gets rid of mild bowel inflammation! ...See more

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How to prevent getting sick easily?

How to prevent getting sick easily?

Wash your hands: By far the best thing that you can do to prevent getting sick easily is washing your hands. General health practices like this are often overlooked but can make a major difference. This is especially true during seasons where a lot of your friends or coworkers may be sick. A flu vaccine can also be a great way to stay healthy during flu season and is strongly recommended. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive (Tip)

Trying to conceive

Practice safe sex to prevent std which can affect fertility potential later. ...See more

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Why am I suddenly so easily distracted? Used to multitask all the time.

Why am I suddenly so easily distracted? Used to multitask all the time.

Look at environment: Best way is to reduce distractions around you. Move to a more quiet place. Take note so you rely less on your memory. Contrary to popular values, don't multitask if not necessary. Instead, take a short break and go back to the original task. ...Read more

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