Adult ADHD Is Real

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What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?
Scientists recognize ADHD as a true psychiatric disorder. In people with ADHD, there is a difference within the nervous system. It is a chronic condition in which the brain is unable to control certain functions and behaviours.
These are grouped into three main categories:

1) Inattentiveness - The tendency of failing to pay attention, demonstrating disregard, or neglect.
2) Hyperactivity - Having highly or excessively active behaviour.
3) Impulsivity - The tendency to act or do things without thinking about the consequences.
A problem with inhibitory behaviour.

Who can have ADHD?
Anyone can have ADHD regardless of age, gender, or race. The symptoms start in childhood, but depending on a number of factors it may go unnoticed, and therefore undiagnosed until adulthood.

Approximately 60% of children with ADHD will continue to experience symptoms as adults. It is estimated that at least 4% of adults worldwide suffer from ADHD. That’s 1 out of every 20 people in a company.