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SimonaSto
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You know she might be right. Recently I found out its genetic. Just because you thing she doesnt show symptoms doesnt mean she doesnt have them. There is certain levels of ADHD as in other illnesses and disorders like there is in Autism, OCD, Diabetes, Arthritis…etc. Some people might have milder case than others, some people may overcome the disorder with therapy and practicing different tricks and methods that they’ll get better or better at hiding the symptoms.
Im not sure how old you are, but ADHD in adults looks different than in kids.
Dont feel you are exclusive, realize ADHD its fairly new (meaning we didnt know much about it when your parents where kids and symptoms of ADHD where considered misbehaving or stupidity)
Hope that helps 🙂