Hyperactivity Disorder or Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affects a lot of children and can continue into adulthood. The main symptom of this disorder is short attention span or inattention. ADHD can be noticeable in some children as early as 3 years.
HOW IS HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER DIAGNOSED?
While there is no precise cause of Hyperactivity Disorder, it is assumed that Hyperactivity Disorder runs in the family, and therefore, it can be diagnosed by carefully watching the person’s movements and habits.
HOW IS HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER TREATED?
Treatment for the same includes a combination of both medications and therapy. The role of the parent is crucial in treating this along with giving the child some permitted mild sedatives in extreme cases. Kids are made to focus on relaxing and soothing activities while focussing their energy in the right direction like sports.
DID YOU KNOW?
ADHD is more common in boys than girls. It's thought that around 2% to 5% of school-aged children may have the condition. ADHD can occur in people of any intellectual ability, although it's more common in people with learning difficulties.