Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that combines difficulty paying attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. The first symptoms appear in childhood, in some cases it is not diagnosed until the person is an adult. This disorder can lead to poor performance at school or work, low self-esteem, and unstable relationships. In some cases, only hyperactivity may decrease and other symptoms may continue over time.
The primary causes of ADHD are believed to be a combination of genetic, neurological, and environmental factors, with a strong genetic influence, neurological differences in the brain, and potential prenatal exposure to toxins or maternal smoking as contributing elements.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder does not have an exact cause. Some factors that contribute to the development of this disorder include genetics, problems during pregnancy, exposure to environmental toxins during childhood, problems in the development of the central nervous system. It is advisable to consult a specialist for treatment to prevent symptoms from worsening.
Signs and symptoms of ADHD are:
Treatment consists of medication, education, psychological therapy, skills training and relationship therapy. This can help improve symptoms but does not completely cure ADHD. It will take some time to determine the combined therapies and treatments that work best for each patient.
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