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What is ADHD?

During a visit to the doctor, your child will be asked about symptoms that may indicate ADHD. Your doctor may also ask you questions about your child’s health and family history. They may also conduct a physical exam and review your child’s school records. In addition, they will discuss your child’s behavior and ask you

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What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

Having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be difficult for both parents and children. It may interfere with learning, affect social relationships, and lead to risk taking. While the cause is not fully understood, certain genes linked to the neurotransmitter dopamine may contribute to the disorder. However, ADHD can be caused by other factors such

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Reduce the Symptoms of ADHD and Improve Your Child’s Behavior

Having ADHD can be a challenge. Symptoms can range from difficulty paying attention, to mood swings, to learning problems. The disorder also affects your relationship with others, and may lead to depression. However, there are ways to help reduce the symptoms and improve your child’s behavior. If you suspect that your child has ADHD, talk

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What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

Having a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be a daunting experience. It can be difficult to know whether your child has it, and how to deal with the symptoms. It can also affect your child’s self-esteem, relationships, and work. A health care provider can help you understand what ADHD is, and how

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How to Know If You Have ADHD

How to Know If You Have ADHD If you’re not sure if you have ADHD, you should know that there are signs and symptoms you should look for. These symptoms should be present since you’re at least twelve years old, have occurred in more than one setting, and be interfering with your life. Your symptoms…