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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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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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Are children with ADHD always hyperactive? Can a child have ADHD and not show symptoms of hyperactivity? .

Are children with ADHD always hyperactive? Can a child have ADHD and not show symptoms of hyperactivity? 

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1) No. 2) Yes: Adhd-primarily inattentive type (ia) replaced add as a diagnosis when research showed that the underlying neurobiological & neurochemical bases were the same as for adhd-combined type, which has significant symptoms of both inattention & hyperactivity/impulsivity.Adhd-ia is the most common type but c (or h/i in preschoolers) is more commonly referred. Ia is related to academic difficulties. ...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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Help please! is difficulty analyzing a symptom of ADHD in teens?

SomeTimeS: The symptoms of adhd should be life long. Some students are smart enough to get through earlier grades without intervention. Some teens are just interested in treatment as a performance enhancer or for recreational use. Psychological testing may be useful in diagnosis. ...Read more