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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
Hi there, my 9 year old son finds it difficult to to concentrate getss, very easily distracted annoys other children in class lashes out also with me ?
Many causes: There are many causes for distractibility. If it is lifelong starting early in life, it may be attention deficit, which is a brain disorder that should be treated with medicines. If it starts later in life, something else is causing it, such as poor sleep, daytime sleepiness, sleep apnea, depression, anxiety, and other causes. ...Read more
Should i get tested for a possible mental disorder or try to be less stressed? Lately, i haven't been able to get most of my school work done. I keep telling myself to, but i get easily distracted or began to work on something else. It has gotten to the p
I can get easily distracted and it's hard for me to focus and pay attention sometimes, do I have add or adhd?
It's possible: Although the symptoms you describe are consistent with adhd, there are many other conditions that can cause difficulty with focus and concentration. A few examples include thyroid dysfunction, depression, or an anxiety disorder. You will need to see a psychiatrist, a primary care doctor familiar with adhd, or a mental health professional to help discover the real reasons. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lately I have become easily distracted and uninterested in the things i need to focus on. I take cymbalta (duloxetine) and lamictal. Should i get Adderall as well?
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