Posted On Dec 27, 2019
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ADHD, Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disease, is a brain disorder in which the person faces difficulty in paying attention or staying focused, controlling behaviour and is hyperactive. Although ADHD is common in kids, studies show that adults can also have ADHD. When ADHD is continued from adolescence to adulthood, untreated or undiagnosed, it can cause severe effects.
Few of the difficulties which adults with ADHD face are:
Diagnosis of ADHD in adults can be done by a psychiatrist who has an experience with diagnosing and treating people with ADHD. The Psychiatrist can ask multiple questions to figure out ADHD. Other tests could include:
If the doctor confirms that the person is suffering from ADHD, then a treatment plan will be prepared. The treatment plan can include medicine, learning about ADHD, therapy and getting family support. The best way to help the doctor make the treatment plan is to share each and every thing in detail about the disease like; if the person is having any learning disability, mood disorder or compulsive disorder.
Few of the therapies which can help people treat ADHD are:
Few of the things which people with ADHD can do on their own to manage ADHD are: