ADHD

ADHD

Noun

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a very common condition that affects millions of children and young adults. ADHD is a mixture of several different problems that may include impulsive behavior, difficulty sustaining attention, and hyperactivity.

Often times, young men and women who struggle with ADHD also have trouble maintaining relationships, low self-esteem and may display poor performances in school and on the job. While symptoms do sometimes decrease with age, some individuals never outgrow their ADHD symptoms. With adequate treatment, however, young men and women can learn how to control their ADHD and use their ailment to their advantage.