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Get to Know More About the Symptoms of ADHD

Kids will be kids and they will have that moment where they cant seem to stop running. They cant wait for their and when class starts to get boring, they space out. Everyone goes through the same stage every time, kids will be kids and you were a kid once that was also sleeping in class. You need to know that spotting ADHD can be hard, you will have issues because you will wonder whether your kid is normal, doing what a kid is supposed to do or does he or she have ADHD. How can you find out if your kids really does have ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder; are there other symptoms you can look into?

There are about eighteen diagnostic criteria where you can indicate that the child does indeed have ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder or not. There are three major symptoms that ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder has, a kid will be impulsive and loses attention really quick and can never stop moving. You need to know that there will be a list of behaviors for each major symptom describing how a child with ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder behaves. You need to know that a child with ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder can’t sit still for a moment and will always touch things because kids with ADHD loves to fidget. Its going to be serious if your kid matches at least twelve of the eighteen diagnostic criteria. When it does happen, the child is likely to have been diagnosed with ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder. You need to know that the symptoms will have to be presented before the child reaches seven years old. And the child must consistently causing problems for at least half a year. The eighteen diagnostic criteria only describe ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder in only once facet. You need to understand that children with ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder are not limited to the three major symptoms, there’s more.

Over half of the kids that have ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder are also diagnosed with other disorders as well. There are learning disorders, depression, anxiety problems and more. Kids with ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder will have higher chances of having allergies. Some of the problems will be insomnia and having a hard time breathing normally. The other problems come out because ADHD or attention deficit hyperactive disorder is brain chemical imbalance.

You need to make sure that you have your child diagnosed right away as soon as you see that there is something wrong with his or her behavior.

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