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Adult ADHD

A mental health issue is the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). There are differences in the parts of the brain in people with ADHD that control their ability to plan, organise and concentrate; the symptoms begin at childhood. ADHD is sometimes missed in childhood, and is only found later in life and is known as an adult ADHD.

Adult ADHD

Facts To Know!!

  • Not everyone who has high energy Diagnosed as having ADHD.
  • People with ADHD don't have trouble paying attention; they just do not pay attention to the right things.
  • ADHD occurs in both males and females.
  • Adults with ADHD Report increased creativity.
  • Many people with ADHD Deals with short-term memory.

Adult ADHD

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What causes Adult ADHD?

  • In most cases, ADHD has a clear genetic background, as a person with ADHD is four times as likely to have a family history.

  • Environmental exposure to severe stress, trauma or certain contaminants raises the risk or severity of the symptoms of ADHD.

  • Traumatic brain injury or events that affect the nervous system during development, such as alcohol use during pregnancy, may play a major role in the development of ADHD.

  • ADHD is caused by chemical, structural, and connectivity differences in the brain

Over excited

Multitasking Trouble

Knocking down things around

Inability to wait for turn

Shifting attention from tasks

Forgetfulness

Disorganization

Minimal concentration

Symptoms of Adult ADHD?

Treatment

  • Life coaching by a counsellor can help a person set goals and, learn new ways to remain organised at home and at work.

  • Individuals with ADHD are usually prescribed stimulant medications

  • Family Psycho education-This will allow you and your loved ones to understand ADHD better. It will also help both of you find ways to minimise this behaviour.

  • Relaxation techniques may reduce anxiety and stress prevailing in ADHD

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