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ADHD Symptoms

What are the symptoms of ADHD?

 

The two main ADHD symptoms:

 

Inattention

Hyperactivity-Impulsiveness

Considerations

Since these symptoms are often seen in most children, and since other issues, such as anxiety, can also cause them, to correctly diagnose ADHD we must also consider the following:

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Symptoms of ADHD

As a child with ADHD grows older, they often are able to manage their hyperactivity better. But inattentiveness and impulsivity tend to remain problems.

 

As a person with ADHD enters adult life, missed meetings and appointments, lost car keys, impulsive remarks can take a toll.

 

Teens and adults who experience these symptoms often become anxious. The anxiety tends to make the symptoms worse, creating a vicious cycle.

 

A lot can be done to help people with ADHD learn to manage anxiety, impulsiveness, and forgetfulness.

 

More information on ADHD symptoms may be viewed at NIMH.

 

Go from ADHD Symptoms to ADHD Treatment.

 

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