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Q: What is a person who has ADHD?
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Can a person be diagnosed with add and ADHD?

The person can only be diagnosed with ADHD when he/she is born.

Can a person get stem cell for ADHD?

ADHD is incurable.

How can you tell if a person has ADHD?

If a person displays many symptoms of ADHD [see related questions] one could suggest a person has ADHD. In some cases, such as inattentive subtypes of ADHD a person would not display obvious external symptoms. Only a doctor can confirm a diagnosis of ADHD.

Is rage associated with ADHD?

Many with ADHD have also reported outburts of rage. Although, a person can have ADHD, and not have intense rage.

Is hyperactivity adhd?

Not necessarily. hyperactivity is a part of ADHD but hyperactivity it self is not adhd. This must be diagnosed by a medical professional and the subject may have adhd or is just a hyper type of person.

Must a person with ADHD go to a special school?

no, plenty of kids with ADHD go to normal school. And actually most kids have ADHD when they are born.

What type of person is most often affected by ADHD?

ADHD more often affects male children than female children. However, ADHD has an in-direct affect on the families that have the challenge of an ADHD child.

Can you catch ADHD?

No, ADHD is not infectious. It is not a virus, but a lack of growth in certain regions of the brain; a person with ADHD has underdeveloped brain regions that control focus, attention, and planning.

Does ADHD affect only the mind?

ADHD is rooted in the underdevelopment of certain regions of the brain. However, the symptoms of ADHD affect a person in school, work, and even personal relationships.

What happens when a person who has ADHD and is taking pills for ADHD uses marijuana?

nothin YES! Weed timmmme, ty bro.

What would happen if your a very impulsive person?

it would be highly likely that the person has ADHD

Which part of the brain is affected by ADHD?

Both the Prefrontal Cortex and Amygdala are effected in a person with ADHD, primarily an imbalance of dopamine in these areas. A person with ADHD tends to have insufficient dopamine in their Prefrontal Cortex and an oversupply of dopamine in their Amygdala, although each case can vary.

Are individuals with ADHD violent?

No; no research has shown that ADHD makes a person violent. They can, however, like all people become violent.

Will citalopram help treat ADHD?

Citalopram, or Celexa, is a depression medication. It would help if the ADHD person also suffers from depression.

How do stimulants treat ADHD?

They help balance the neurotransmitters within the brain, thus allowing the person with ADHD to be calm down and focus.

How do you deal with ADHD?

Talk to your doctor. Every person is different.

How can you tell when a person has ADHD?

They lie and make excuses for their laziness.

What is the life expectancy of a person with ADHD?

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What is a good diet for a person to follow if they have ADHD?

Several different diets can minimize the symptoms of ADHD. These include a gluten free diet and low sugar diet. You can learn more about diets for ADHD here:

Can SSRI's be used for treatment of ADHD?

SSRI's are used to treat depression; there has been no clinical data to indicate they are useful for treating ADHD. However, in some cases they are prescribed to a person with ADHD who suffers from depression.

What are the main symptoms for adhd?

The symptoms change with age. A younger person with ADHD might be fidgety, run and climb on things, as well as have difficulty remaining still or quiet in times where it is appropriate. A person with ADHD in their teenage years might appear restless, procrastinate, and not complete responsibilities. An adult with ADHD might have difficulty focusing, forgetful of planned events, and be disorganized.

How do you determine the severity of ADHD?

The severity of ADHD is determined by analyzing the amount symptoms they possess, and how these various symptoms interact to create problems in a person's daily day-to-day functioning. A person who has ADHD and is unable to function within work, school, and interpersonal relationships would have a severe case of ADHD. A person with some forgetfulness but who could still maintain healthy relationships and a job would be considered to have a mild case of ADHD.

Does ADHD make you a more profound person?

Potentially; most individuals with ADHD have more thoughts in general due to lacking the ability to tune out distractions, but this does not necessarily apply to everyone with ADHD. Positive attributes of ADHD cited are often creativity and zany outlooks on life.

Should teens with ADHD be forced to go to special schools?

No person should be forced into any special treatment or system without their consent. If a school environment specialized for a person with ADHD is available, a person with ADHD should be allowed to choose whether he or she would want to attend. In most cases, special schools aren't needed to treat ADHD. The most proven methods include psychotherapy, lifestyle changes, and medication.

Can marijuana help ADHD?

The brain of somebody with ADHD works differently to the average person, as such; stimulants will calm them down while tranquilizing agents can stimulate them. Cannabis (marijuana) usually calms the average person, and so would most probably stimulate an individual who suffers from ADHD or ADD.

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