ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a chronic condition disorder with a combination of persistent problems relating to difficulty sustaining information, impulsive behavior and hyperactivity. ADHD is a common neurodevelopment disorder of which the symptoms can be observed during childhood. It can cause a child difficulty at school, home or with friends. A cure of ADHD has not been yet found, however it can be successfully managed and the symptoms may gradually improve as a child grows. An early diagnosis and effective treatment can make a big difference in your child’s life.
Primary features of ADHD are a combination of inattentive and hyperactive impulsive behavior. It can lower a child’s performance at school, self-esteem and building relationships. The symptoms of ADHD show before the age of 12 and in some cases, they are noticeable at the age of 3. The symptoms can be mild and moderate but can continue into adulthood.
There are three kinds of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) whose symptoms tend to be different.
In predominant inattention, an individual faces the problem of staying focused. The following list of symptoms may help you identify signs of predominant inattentiveness in your child:
- Appears to be lost elsewhere when spoken directly
- Difficulty in organizing tasks and activities
- Unable to follow clear instructions
- Avoids tasks that require focus or mental effort
When a child is hyperactive, they may feel restless or troubled with impulsivity. These following symptoms will help you notice the signs in your child:
- Impulsive to answer to a question before the question is even completed
- Often fidgets with or tap their legs or hands
- Interrupt other people’s conversation
- Difficulty waiting for their turn
In this, a child has a mix of inattentive symptoms and hyperactivity or impulsivity symptoms.
There are a lot of parents who are not aware about neurodevelopment disorders and fail to notice the early signs before a child reaches to the age of 5 to 6; when the brain has fully developed. For more information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), its consultation and treatment throughout the lifespan with natural homoeopathy medication, book an appointment with Dr. Samrat and Dr. Shuchi Singh.