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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
I have problems feel like I get spaced easily day dream easily distracted I feel hyperactive always on the go.
What is going on with me?
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 3 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?
Having a hard time staying focused in class when taking notes, listening to discussions, ¬iced it with school work. & i get easily distracted. Also have issue when playin sports. Could I have add?
Hard to focus, easily distracted, bcoming more forgetful n sometimes a bit confused. Is this bcs lack of sleep or something else? I get round 4.5h sleep
Sleep deprivation: Generally 4.5 hours of sleep per night is not enough for most people and will predictably create some irritability, problems with concentration and recall, and fatigue. Of course this begs the question of why one would be getting such little sleep - medications, drugs, a mood disorder or medical condition. If sleeping more doesnt help it woudl be generally wise to get medical consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are signs of adult a.D.D. ? And also ptsd? I was sexually abused as a child. Have issues with memory, easily distracted, depression, stress management/anxiety
You may have both: The sx of adhd and ptsd may overlap. Especially in the details of easy distractabilty and poor memory. You should see a counselor for your ptsd symptoms but you should get some comprehensive psychological testing to determine if you have both or the one diagnosis ater this you may or may not want to add medication to the counseling. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
No. Need diagnosis : Seek psychiatric & psychological or neuropsychological evaluations to diagnose the cause of distractibility. ADHD requires symptoms of Inattention &/or Hyperactivity/Impulsivity causing harmful dysfunction at home & school for at least 6 mos. before age 10. Doctors will need symptom onset, , duration, frequency, situation & impact. +personal & 3-generation family medical & psychiatric history. ...Read more
Yes: Sometimes this may be the case. Make sure your environment is quiet and free of distraction is also important. Have a specific homework time and time yourself and give youeself a reward as a way to motivate yourself to finish homework earlier may help too. ...Read more
I have a problem on focusing and paying attention on things i can be easily distracted by things .Even though i slept properly, what should I do?
Easily distracted: You may have adult add. You should see a doc as sometimes you may have aduylt attention deficit. If it is something new you should have tests to make sure your thyroid and B12 levels are okay. R u eating well or losing weight or gaiing weight? Either way ur doc should be able to help u. ...Read more
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