ADHD

By Nathen Fingar

What is ADHD?

  • Hyperactive Disorder.
  • ADHD is a problem with the communication of brain cells or neurons.
  • It is usually a gene passed down from parents.
  • It causes someone to not pay attention.
  • It can cause problems at home, at school, and at work.

Signs and Symptoms

  • One gets ADHD when a problem with the central nervous system occurs at birth.
  • Another way is environmental issues.
  • Signs are difficulty paying attention, daydreaming, trouble following instructions.
  • Doctors usually find out by medical exams, information gathering, interviews, and by finding rating scales.

Treatment

  • Drugs to help calm it are Adderall and Adderall XR. Concerti. Dexedrine. Focalin and Focalin XR.
  • Therapy options are meditation, training, and counselling.
  • Some assistive technology options are online school tutors if one is struggling at school.

Long Term Efects

  • Troubles with school.
  • Relationships.
  • Jobs.
  • Paying attention.
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Doctor Diagnostics

  • There is no single Medical, physical, or other test for officially diagnosing ADHD.
  • Doctors will use a checklist of symptoms, questions about past and present problems, or a medical exam to rule out other symptoms.

Connection to Cells


  • Defective gene that doesn't let brain cells communicate properly.
  • Effects the mind, body, spirit, and emotions.
  • One will want to do a million things at once.

References

  1. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  2. mayoclinic.org
  3. sciencenoroic.com
  4. Google images