Dr. Siddhartha Sankar Dash

Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects children and teens and can continue into adulthood. Children with ADHD may be hyperactive and unable control their impulses and have trouble paying attention with behaviors interfering the school and home life.It’s more common in boys than in girls. It’s usually discovered during the early school years, when a child begins to have problems paying attention. Adults with ADHD may have trouble managing time, being organized, setting goals, and holding down a job. They may also have problems with relationships, self-esteem, and addiction.

A child who shows a pattern of inattention may often: