ADHD

ADHD is around you 24/7 whether you know it or not.

By:Concetta Ogden Health-5 10/16/15

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Definition

ADHD is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Symptoms and Causes

"Scientists theorize that imbalances in neurotransmitters ( the chemicals that transmit messages in the brain) lie beneath the symptoms of ADHD"

Other symptoms include being impulsive, unable to focus, being fidgety, dis tractability, impulsiveness, and problems with behavior.


Theories of causation include

-nutrition

-viral infections

-exposure to environmental toxins

-traumatic brain injury

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Where can you go for help?

CHADD

Rogers Behavioral Health

Center for ADHD Awareness