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 …