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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Easily Distracted (Overview)

Being easily distracted means that your thoughts or attention can be drawn away quickly or without much stimulation from what you had been concentrating on.


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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

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Easily Distracted (Overview)

Being easily distracted means that your thoughts or attention can be drawn away quickly or without much stimulation from what you had been concentrating on.


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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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Easily distracted (Tip)

Be sure to get a careful evaluation that rules out any medical condition that may cause inattention. ...See 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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Easily distracted (Tip)

Inattention makes them not complete tasks and move on to others, so they appear hyperactive. ...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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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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Could use expert help with why i get so easily distracted?

Could use expert help with why i get so easily distracted?

If distractibility: harmfully impacts your daily functioning, see a psychologist who can evaluate you for ADHD, which would have started before age 10, anxiety & other possible causes. You need a diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms in order to develop an effective treatment plan. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Inattention (Definition)

An inability to focus effectively in order to perform ...Read more