- Post by:- Gurgaon Multispeciality Clinic
- 24 Feb, 2021
An overview on Attention Deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Is it difficult for you to concentrate on particular things? Do you feel disturbed all the time? Feeling of constantly moving from one place to another. If these problems are ongoing and it is worsely affecting your daily life activities, then this is the sign that you are diagnosed with the problem of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. People suffering from the problem of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder keeps on constantly interrupting others.
People are not able to focus on their own work. People who is diagnosed with ADHD finds it difficult to control their impulsive and weird behaviour. People may sometimes feel like impatient and they remain overly active almost all the time. Person suffering from ADHD act weirdly, without thinking about the consequences of that. For dealing with such kind of problems you may consult Psychiatrist in Gurgaon
ADHD is a problem which generally occurs at the early age. But it is not just a childhood problem. The problem of ADHD may begins at childhood, but may continue to adolescence and adulthood. With the age the problem and its severity also increases and improves. Problem of distraction, disorganization and impulsive behavior generally continue from childhood through adulthood. Although the problem of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) cannot be cured, but with the help of proper treatment and care it can be managed and some symptoms of it can also improve with the time.
Causes of ADHD
Exact cause of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is not yet found but the researchers at National Institute of Mental Health( NIMH), National Institutes of Health and other countries across the world are also constantly working to find the exact cause. Generally it is said that ADHD may be caused due to interactions between the genes and environment or non-genetic factors.
Some of the factors that cause ADHD are-
- Excessive consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, drugs.
- Brain Injuries.
- Low birth weight.
Symptoms of ADHD
Knowing a symptoms of any disease helps in early detection of the problem. Then people can get medical treatment at early age and avoid the worsening of such diseases. Few of the symptoms that are known are as follows-
- Changes in Behaviour of a person.
- Difficult to concentrate on anything.
- Impatient and overly active at most of the time.
- Not able to stay at one place, always wandering.
- Changes in eating and sleeping habits.
- Lack of Restraint.
- Persistent repetition of words or actions.
- Mood swings.
- Depression or learning disability.
- Aggression, Hyperactivity, Inattentiveness and Irritability.
ADHD is a problem that is generally found in children. It can affect a person's life very badly. But with the proper treatment and care it can be controlled.
People who is diagnosed with ADHD finds it difficult to control their impulsive and weird behaviour. People may sometimes feel like impatient and they remain overly active almost all the time.