Have you come across a hyperactive child who cannot sit still in one place? Does he/she need a lot of effort and focus to sit steady at one place and pay attention? If yes, the kid might be suffering from ADHD. And, if you are wondering what ADHD is and how you can manage it effectively and safely, think no further. Get answers to your questions by reading the blog below.
To sit at a place and pay attention to require good focus. However, for some children and adults, it is impossible to stay steady which could lead to many errors and factors that affect their normal day-to-day life at school and work. ADHD is observed in children as well as adults. It is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting 11% of school-going children. ADHD is characterized by faults in the developmental abilities of a child resulting in hampering his/her focus and attention, thereby leading to impulsive behavior, which affects the future life in adulthood.
ADHD is a neurobehavioral disorder with core symptoms of inattentiveness, hyperirritability, and high impulse behavior. ADHD is thought to be the childhood mental health problem, which has these characteristic features. Some people with ADHD find it difficult to focus or concentrate on tasks that lead to this attention deficit disorder. Children will struggle with this behavior problem and it affects their attention adversely and they get impulsive at times. Emotional regulation, planning, and decision making are affected adversely in children who struggle with hyperactivity. Managing school work and household tasks can be a challenge for ADHD children and adults
ADHD in Children
How ADHD Affects Childhood?
Let’s have a look at a child who cannot sit still and is always fidgety. It is a natural phenomenon for children to get irritable or stubborn at times. This is a common natural behavior. To understand a child’s behavior is not easy as the actual cause of ADHD remains elusive and difficult to gauge, as there are no laboratory or diagnostic tests available to detect the extent of the ADHD in a child. Remember, only a doctor can address that to a parent about the child and his guardian. Behavioral changes are apt and observed in the cases of ADHD children that exclusively indicate the child’s behavior that affects his/her lifestyle at school and play.
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Symptoms of ADHD in Child
- Slurred speech
- Poor time management
- Irritable mood
- Mood swings
- Cannot pay attention to one place
- Difficulty in focusing and multitasking
These are some of the symptoms that are observed in children with ADHD, and it is a behavioral problem and may affect the lifestyle in adulthood.
Is ADHD a problem only with children or it is observed in adults as well? Yes, the fact is that ADHD is observed in adults as well. Let’s have a look at how ADHD is different in adults as compared to that in children.
ADHD in Adults:
Adulthood is a stage of life where you have the responsibility to learn, work, and earn. However, some adults find it difficult to focus and learn many things which are far more important in life to bring about a change. A behavioral and mental aspect needs to be dealt with great care and love rather than just having pills. If you come across any kind of ADHD symptoms that are listed below in an adult, you must reassure that person and immediately consult a good health care professional doctor.
Symptoms of ADHD in Adulthood
- Fails to give attention to the finer details in work activities
- Misses out on important points
- Does not follow instructions
- Cannot focus on one thing at a time
- Has difficulty organizing activities
- Loses important things
- Forgetful in nature
- Easily distractible
At least six symptoms of ADHD must match to be conclusive of ADHD. If you are experiencing the above symptoms, consult a physician. Remember that people take the approach of a psychiatrist in such a situation. Certain conventional treatment having anti-psychiatric medications can lead to various problems or side-effects, such as excessive bloating, weight gain, and metabolic problems such as high blood sugar and hypertension, which are one of the side-effects of medication. Remember, homeopathic treatment is the safest and gentle approach with homeopathy and yet can be very effective to treat behavior and mental disorder. If you have already started allopathic mode of treatment, we can help you taper it off and reduce your dependency on the allopathic and conventional line of treatment. Being patient and occupying yourself in day-to-day activities and at work can help reduce the restlessness resulting as a side-effect due to allopathic mode of treatment.
So, if you are suffering from ADHD, count on homeopathy without a second thought and improve your life effectively and safely without any side-effects.