Definition of Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is also known as Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and is a very common characteristic seen in children. Conventional medicine considers this attribute as a disorder although there has been debate about whether it is really one. ADD can persist up to adolescence and even into adulthood…. Continue reading

Attention Deficit Disorder Tests and Diagnosis

Children have different energy levels, temperaments, personalities and mature at different rates. Children most of the time, find it hard to concentrate, act impulsively and get distracted and these things may mistakenly label them as having attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD).  The signs and symptoms of ADHD can manifest in… Continue reading

Attention Deficit Disorder Risk Factors

Anything that increases your chances of getting a condition or disease is called a risk factor. The list of risk factors below is not an exhaustive list for all the possible risk factors for attention deficit disorder. Regardless, the more risk factors you possess, the greater the chances you (or… Continue reading

Attention Deficit Disorder Preparing for Your Appointment

If you want treatment for you or your child’s attention deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD), you may first need to consult with your child’s pediatrician or your family doctor.  The results of your or your child’s initial assessment will determine whether or not the doctor will refer you to a specialist who… Continue reading