Do you feel frequently distracted? Do you have trouble concentrating?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition whose symptoms become noticeable from an early age and are related to restless, impulsive behavior, and difficulty concentrating and maintaining attention. The number of affected children is increasing and the symptoms often continue until adulthood.
ADHD adversely impact the individual social, psychological, and academic development according to the severity of the symptoms. To feel unable to perform activities with the same efficiency as others often results in emotional suffering and low self-esteem.
Seeking medical assistance at the first signs of the disorder may become essential to implement an adequate and comprehensive treatment that includes psychological, behavioral and educational intervention. The prescription of medication should only be given under the advice of an expert in the neurological or psychiatric area.