ADHD

Jennifer Ramos Health-6 10/16/15

Definition

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


A chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness.

CAUSES

Nothing can cause ADHD. It is family orientated.

symptoms may include:

  • Fidgeting
  • Inability to sit still
  • Impatient
  • May interrupt others

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A life time of diagnosis.

Treatment

  • Quillivant XR (methylphenidate HCI)

age specific

ADHD is most common in toddlers. The average age for diagnosis is 7 years old.
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agencies

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  • 6.4 million have been diagnosed with ADHD.
  • 42% increase in ADHD diagnoses over the past 8 years.