Preventive and Medical Interventions of dealing with ADHD

Introduction

Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a mental condition where the brain and central nervous system experience growth and development related issues. The condition usually begins in childhood, progressing into adulthood. Medical scientists are yet to get to know the real causes of ADHD. However, various studies have linked it to genetics, brain chemical imbalance, toxins like lead, low birth weight, premature birth, and brain injury. ADHD has also been linked to poor development of a child’s brain due to smoking, drinking, substance abuse, infections, and poor nutrition during pregnancy. ADHD is more common in boys than girls.

Symptoms of ADHD

Children with ADHD exhibit hyperactivity, lack of attention and impulsivity with the following symptoms lack of attention, disorganization, forgetfulness, the child is easily distracted, the child is always on the go and has trouble sitting still, also, the child talks excessively and interrupts others. Symptoms change as a …

Treatment For The Prevention of Strokes in People Who Have Atrial Fibrillation

What is Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AFib or AF) is a health condition where a patient has abnormal heart rhythms where their heart usually beats faster which prevent blood from moving to the ventricles effectively. In a healthy individual, the two upper chambers of their heart (the atria) contract and relax in coordination with the two lower chambers (the ventricles).

Atrial Fibrillation increases the risk of heart-related illnesses and other conditions. AF can make the heart eject a blood clot which can cause heart failure or stroke, or the clot can travel to the lungs and legs causing Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) respectively.

Atrial Fibrillation is one of the most common causes of strokes accounting for about 15-20% of all strokes in America. If you have other health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, vascular disease, mini-stroke, there is a higher risk of getting a stroke …