Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

What is ADHD?

The symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a neurobiological illness, are also influenced by the environment in which the kid is growing. One of the most prevalent and extensively researched childhood disorders today is ADHD. Your child’s focus will improve during treatment with Dr. Aman, and he or she will be able to sit still for longer and work more efficiently.

What causes attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?

Although the specific cause of ADHD is uncertain, it has been demonstrated that the disorder runs in families.Additionally, research has found some potential variations in the brains of those with ADHD and those without the disorder.

Additional elements that have been proposed as possibly contributing to ADHD include:
– Being born too soon (before the 37th week of pregnancy)
– Being born with a low weight
– Smoking, drinking, or doing drugs while pregnant
Although it can affect persons of all intellectual levels, learning disabilities are more frequently associated with ADHD.

What are the symptoms of ADHD?

Your focus will improve during treatment with Dr. Aman, and you’ll be able to sit still for longer and work more efficiently.
What signs of ADHD are present?
The typical signs of ADHD include:
– Difficulty focusing and paying attention
– Issues with being motionless
– Poor academic performance
– Being easily distracted
– Impulsive actions
– Disorganization
– Difficulty keeping focused
– Ineffective time management
– A challenge to multitask
– Restlessness
– Unreasonable activity
– Faulty planning
– Poor performance at work

Your child’s quality of life may suffer as a result of ADHD. If you wish for your loved one to be able to concentrate, sit still, and see them experiencing ongoing symptoms of ADHD, schedule an evaluation with Dr. Aman.

How is ADHD diagnosed?

Dr. Aman examines your child’s medical background and symptoms to diagnose ADHD. He inquires about the thoughts, mood, and behavioral patterns of you or your child in order to do a thorough psychiatric evaluation.
Along with ADHD, your child could also struggle with other mental health issues like despair or anxiety. The ideal treatment option for your loved one is then created by Dr. Aman.

How attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is treated?

The most common  treatments for ADHD includes:
Lifestyle changes
Breaking up major activities into smaller ones, making to-do lists, adhering to a routine, keeping an appointment book, or attempting other organization techniques are all things you may do at home to stay organized.

Psychotherapy is available at Brightstar Psychiatry to treat ADHD and assist your child in minimizing annoying symptoms. He offers methods that can help them flourish, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, marital counseling, and others.

Medication management
Medication can your child focus more clearly, remain on task, and finish what you start, as well as make it easier for you to sit still and be less restless, impulsive, and fidgety.

To learn more about ADHD treatments at Brightstar Psychiatry, call the office.



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