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How Many People in America have ADHD?
About 5% of the adult population has ADHD.
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Yes, we bloody well can. Adhd makes us no different from anyone else. Just because we are more active, imaginative and overall easier to get on with I find, can cause us to fo…rget and leave stuff out on the floor but we can be very organised, thank you!
not really, we just accept it, try our best to out do it and move on.
ADD is a term no longer used in medical literature. ADHD is now the international abbreviation for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder which has three subtypes. Predomina…tely hyperactive-impulsive (fidgets more, causes more disruptions), predominately inattentive (daydreams, can't pay attention, easily bored), and a combined subtype. Most people with ADHD have the combined subtype; consult a medical professional if you are unsure.
Depending on whose stats are correct, there are about 547,000 who admit to being atheist. I am happy to say more and more of us are coming out each year to avow our atheis…m!
You don't have to take medication, but, depending on the severity, I would highly recommend it. Medication helps so much, with everything from remembering to brush one's hair …in the morning to getting straight As. I have ADHD, I know what it's like, and to me, medication is a blessing on many levels. Without it, I would barely have any of the wonderful things I have today.
ADHD is not associated with being more "mean" than the average person. It could be your personal experience, but there are many different types of individuals with ADHD. Some… people with ADHD have trouble "catching" the subtle social communication forms such as nonverbal facial expressions, etc. Therefore they appear to disregard other's feelings when actually they just "missed" it. They can also "miss" verbal cues or entire sentences while their mind is spinning with other thoughts. Their gears are always spinning. In any case they are embarrassed and ashamed at their lack of social skills and they are masters at hiding this- so it looks like they don't care. Further they may play this whole ruse about not caring as a defense mechanism so that they seem more in control. ADHD can be a real pain in the butt for these people- the constant social problems and turmoil in their lives can make them miserable. The constant disappointments (how could I forget my wife's birthday again?!) can grind on them. They can get stressed out and grumpy and lose their temper. All people with ADHD want is to have fun, be loved, and channel their energy into being productive members of society. These people would have been warriors, heroes, leaders, and visionaries in the past, but unfortunately for many they don't always fit in with the modern world of desks, cubicles, hypersensitive culture, and the whole sedentary lifestyle. If they are to survive in this world, they need some outlets like running, karate, and/or intellectual challenges as outlets for all of their energy.
General consensus is no--It's something you're born with or develop very early in life. Recent studies are linking ADHD to a conjunction of genes and prenatal pesticide exposu…re. However, you do not get ADHD from bad parenting or too much television. These can impair coping or enhance the behavioral symptoms though. Basically, ADHD is a mental disorder, centered in the brain. Symptoms arise out of brain abnormalities in conjunction with individual personalities.
in average about 365,534,456,354. If you don't count newborns. The population of the USA is over 311 800 000 people It means that by population the United States is the third… largest country in the world (following the People's Republic of China and India). It is also known that the world's population equals to about 6.8 billion people. Thus, about 4.5% of all people on the Earth live in the USA. The first census, conducted in 1790, estimated that there were 3 929 214 citizens in the country. As you can easily calculate, since then the US population has become almost eighty times greater. The 100 000 000 mark was crossed in 1915, the 200 000 000 mark in 1967, and the 300 000 000 mark in 2006.
-They are Born with it -They Lived through it before birth There are two main forms of ADD/ADHD. One is genetically induce, the other induced culturally. While many people… believe ADD/ADHD to be the result of birth defects, brain damage, or poor general health, there is no scientific basis to support such claims. The gentic form is a vestigial development derived from the pre-agricultural revolution era. The agricultural revolution was a period in human history in which people abandoned the nomadic hunter-gatherer lifstyles for more sedentary ways of life based on the domestication and cultivation of plants and animals. In such pre-agricultural lifestyles the various ADD/ADHD symptoms would give an individual an advatage over those without such traits. The culturally induced variety for ADD/ADHD is often called pseudo-ADD. It is often the result of the modern worlds tendency to make things fast paced, reduce information to small sound bites, and cutting strait to the bottom line.
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Well I does for me in a big way. I never take medicine maybe once every few years... however i noticed that after i had some dental work years back the doc prescribed vicodin …for pain. I didn't take it initially but i developed dry-socket which is painful as hell. So i took it... After getting thru the dry socket pain i was at the last bit of recovery and really wasn't in that much pain so i took another vicodin while i was normal... Man you talk about energy, focus and drive.. i had it... I was able to accomplish everything i wanted to accomplish, i felt far more focused and enjoyed doing what i was doing(A calm euphoria for me)... I was expecting some sort of side effect but i could not find anything strange at all. I came on gently and wore off invisibly for me. Allot of people say this stuff should make you sleepy... it does not at all for me... and because of the lack of side effects i can clearly see how people would become addicted to this stuff. So the bottom line is in the last 4 years I've taken a vicodin pill twice when i didn't need to.... and this was only in desperate times in which i needed to focus and get things done and it has worked every time. My wife knows this and we joke about it because i always have opposite reactions to most medications and that's why i refuse to take anything (aspiring, Tylenol, allergy... i take nothing)... that said i wish that this was a legal medication for my "Closet" adhd because i could definitely be convinced to take this and i would be about 50 to 75% more productive if I did. However i don't know anything about the long term usage and whether or not it would remain as effective as it is with routine use. Tim
Adderall causes the mind to focus better. It also causes loss of appetite and makes you very alert and awake. It helps you concentrate and it can help you remember things.
Many people with ADHD are smart, but not always, and it does not always show because the people are not attentive and therefore do not seem smart at all, just hyper and quite …annoying.
Anyone can be annoying, but waht may be found exasperating about people with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is how they don't focus as well as others, lose co…ncentration, and have endless amounts of energy when the rest of us want to cool down. I know a person with ADHD. How she loses concentration and gets distracted can be frustrating but it's a disorder; and she's great at a sleepover if you're pulling an all nighter, too.
ADHD is not a fatal disease. It is a learning disability. Of course, it is possible that a person could die from an accident caused by not paying attention, but there are no k…nown statistics on that. Statistics would be hard to gather on that, because after a person has already died, you can't ask them if their accident was due to not paying attention, caused by ADHD.