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ADHD Information: Symptoms & Diagnosis

New to attention deficit? ADHD information about symptoms and diagnosis for children and adults

Attention deficit disorder (ADHD) is a neurological behavior disorder that impacts nearly 5 percent of the U.S. population.

Though ADHD impacts people of all ages, children are diagnosed more commonly than adults after exhibiting ADHD symptoms such as impulsivity, inattention, hyperfocus, and hyperactivity. Treatment for ADHD includes medication, plus alternative treatments including behavior therapy, neurofeedback, and nutrition.

Below, find essential ADHD information about symptoms and diagnosis for adults and children with attention deficit.

ADHD Information for Adults and Children
 
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