How can I find treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Adhd?
ADHD is an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The condition is one of the most prevalent childhood neurodevelopmental disorders, commonly diagnosed in childhood and lasts far into adulthood. Children with ADHD may struggle to pay attention, manage impulsive behaviors (doing without considering the consequences), or be highly active. While symptoms of hyperactivity get better with age, inattention, disorganization, and substandard impulse control persist throughout teenage and remain in adulthood.
ADHD Facts and Figures
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US, the cases of ADHD in children have doubled in the last few decades. They also report that every 5 in 10 children with ADHD have behavioral issues. Some facts and statistics about ADHD reported by an article in the Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences are given below:
Prevalence in Pakistan
Males are 3 times more at risk
Age for Early symptoms
3 to 4 Years
Average Age for Diagnosis
Problems related to ADHD
Anxiety, Depression, Learning difficulties, and Sleep problems