We always saw children playing with friends, siblings, with their toys. Some of them quietly do their schoolwork by paying attention or watching their favorite cartoon. In ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) cases, children Not pay attention to any activity. They are quietly seated alone, not talking with others, stubborn nature, always drop the work in the middle, never concentrate on tasks, have poor time management, poor planning, ready for fighting, always emotional. People with ADHD have difficulty with their Impulsive nature, Management issues, Control, Focus issues. Approximately 11% of children and 5% of adults in the U.S. suffer from ADHD brain disorders, which is not a good ratio. It can affect family life. It can continue up to adult age or adulthood. If you do not treatment of your child at the right time, it may be worsened at the age of an adult.
Symptoms of ADHD in children & adults
Children with ADHD cannot pay attention properly. They are easily distracted by little things or voices. Here, we are going to discuss the symptoms of ADHD Disorder in children/adults:-
- Distracted easily
- Not target oriented
- Interrupting in any talk
- Never Complete Tasks or school work
- Focus issue
- Don’t work in an organized way
- Often makes mistakes
- Forget to do their daily activities
Hyper & Impulsive nature:-
- Never stay seated
- Trouble paying attention
- Talk too much
- Talked without thinking
- While talking interrupt others
- Have no patience for their turn
ADHD Symptoms in Adult
- Mood swings
- Impulsive nature.
- Blunt Behavior in front of everyone
- Stubborn nature
- Always irritated
- Late for work
- Relationship issues
Risk factors in ADHD
Scientists are not sure what causes ADHD. But many studies have shown that in some cases, genes play the main role in ADHD in children & adults. Research does not accept the reasons such as eating too much sugar and watching too much television causes ADHD. Bad nutrition, smoking, alcohol intake during pregnancy causes ADHD in the born child’s brain. Brain Injury, Brain Disorder can be the reason for ADHD Symptoms in children. Children cannot control their impulsive nature, emotion, & depression.
How to Treat ADHD
There is no proper treatment for ADHD. But for now, the best treatment for ADHD is combining behavior therapy and meditation. It can reduce some symptoms of ADHD & children can improve themselves. There are multiple methods of treatment that work together, but symptoms can be managed by therapy and meditation. After doctors & therapists, teachers & parents & other family members are the main people who take care of everything & groom their children in the best way.
Behavior therapy:- this therapy is not especially for children it’s for their parents too. By using this therapy children can pay attention & improve themselves. This therapy can improve children’s behavior towards others. Parents can play the main role by involving the kid’s activities like homework, playing games, giving rewards to children for their good behavior & reducing ADHD symptoms. For children who have ADHD symptoms, parents should note children’s small behavior which they want to improve. Teachers can improve by involving them in doing different-different activities. Parents can join children & motivate them to do or playwork. Parents can participate in educational programs to learn & improve their bonding with the children.
There are many medications used to treat ADHD. ADHD medications are listed below:-
These medications are not a permanent cure for ADHD disorder in children/adults. These may help your children to concentrate on their work, Control Impulse behavior, stay focused, calm, active for some time. If you stop them the ADHD effects will come. So it depends on whether you are taking a medication option or a therapy option. Medication may help you to improve your ADHD symptoms but it will not remove all the symptoms. Medicine can cure most symptoms in some people, but in some cases, it will not. So before starting the medication always take a doctor’s prescription.
23 Medicine to treat ADHD
- Jornay PM
- Metadate CD
- Metadate ER
- QuilliChew ER
- Quillivant XR
- Focalin XR
- Adzenys ER
- Dexedrine Spansule
- Dyanavel XR
If you and your loved one diagnosed with a ADHD then 1st consult with your Doctor, never start taking these pills without doctors advice or suggestions.