Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Today I will discuss about adhd (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
The things I will focus in adhd include:
- What is adhd?
- What does adhd stand for?
- Adhd in adults?
- Adhd in children?
- What is adhd symptoms?
- What is adhd medications?
- What is adhd test?
- What are the adhd symptoms in adults?
What does adhd stand for?
Adhd stand for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Other name of adhd is (ADD).
What is adhd?
Adhd is a brain problem.
Adhd cause the three things.
In this your children will not be able to pay attention on one thing. And make a mistake every time.
In this your children is not able to stand still. They will always in hurry .they are climbing, jumping etc
Even they will not do anything quietly. They will talk a lot
In this they will disturb other, like a naught boy.
Adhd in children?
In United States 6.4 million children has a adhd (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).
If your children has an adhd.then do not think. Your child will beat or disobey you.not a tall .in fact in adhd your children will not be to pay attention on one thing.your children will not be to sit still.
Why this is happen?
As you know our brain is a main part of our body. This is a brain which control the complete movement of body. If your brain is not healthy. Then of course you will not be healthy?
There is frontal lobe in our brain. Frontal lobe function is impulse control, memory, sexual behavior, judgement etc.
If it is disturb then many problem can arise.
Main symptoms of adhd in children are:
They are not able to pay attention. They are not able to control impulses. All the time they will look like a restless.
If do you think your child do not pay attention, cannot sit still in one place, and they disturb other.
Then this does not mean that your child is dull, naughty, and disobedient.
Your children has adhd
Adhd in adult?
In reality adhd start from childhood then it continue to adult.
What is adhd symptoms in children?
- Do not pay attention.
- Cannot sit still
- Always disturb other
- Do not complete task.
- Talk a lot
- Forget things.
- Do not able to complete school homework
- Squirm in the seat
- Climb, jump, and go around
- Cannot complete task quietly
What is adhd symptoms in adult?
- Low self confidence
- Cannot handle relationship
- Cannot concentrate
What are the adhd causes?
It can be cause that your close relative also have same problem.as we know hereditary problem transfer in next generation.
As I said brain is essential part of our body. If it is disturb. Then problem arise.
Our brain send message through nuron.There is a gap at the end of each neuron. That gap is called synapse. Message jump from this gap with help of chemical that is neurotransmitter. And body produce this chemical. May be body is not producing enough chemical in other word there will be chemical imbalance.
- Lead exposure can be reason for this situation
- Brain injury
- Low birth weight
What is adhd medication?
This medication is proved to be effective. May be this does not work for some one.
Stimulant medication increase the brain chemical that is called dopamine. Due to this your think will improve your attention on things will be better
There are also some side effect of this medication i.e. high BP, heart problem, anxiety etc
If you already have any disease. Then tell you doctor before taking medication.
If any side effect appear during medication. Then talk to your doctor
Side effect include:
Sleep problem, headache etc
It will take long time to show any effect. This medication will improve your attention your impulse.
If you have side effect with stimulants medication then doctor will prescribe this medication.
Doctor can also prescribe you both (stimulants, non-stimulants) for better effectiveness.
There are three approved non stimulants medication. That are
- Atomoxetine (Strattera)
- Clonidine (Kapvay)
- Guanfacine (Intuniv)
It is used for adhd. It is helpful for all symptoms of adhd. Doctor are also prescribe Antidepressants with stimulants.
Antidepressants is sometime used for adult adhd.
Which medication is best for you either, stimulants, non-stimulants, Antidepressants or combination. It depend upon your condition and doctor decision. Doctor will gave you besets medication.
What are adhd therapy?
To use therapy with medication you can get better result.
This is a kind of psychotherapy. This therapy will focus on your behavior.
- How should you behave?
- Think before speak?
- How you will control your anger?
- How you will manage your task?
In this therapy teacher, parents all will help you. They will give you good response on your good behavious.They will give suggestion on your bad behavior and they will guide you how you can change it etc.
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Family support
- Group Support