Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a brain-based syndrome that affects a how your mind and thought processes function. ADHD can have a genetic predisposition, meaning, if your family has it, there is a chance you might as well.
Many people with ADHD have trouble with normal abilities they need daily. These include memory, motivation, effort, attention, concentration, organization, and their ability to socialize. Structural and chemical differences play different roles in the challenges faced by ADHD as much as genetics.
If you think you may have ADHD, please contact a treatment facility to find a doctor who can diagnose you and help you manage your symptoms. Symptoms of ADHD usually look like hyperactivity and fidgeting. People with ADHD have a hard time relaxing and taking part in leisurely activities. They may also interrupt others frequently and make noises and sounds and that is not appropriate for the environment.
ADHD makes it hard to pay attention. Even with simple activities, it may take a while to become interested in and committed to finishing. Children with ADHD show these signs of inattention:
• Seems not to listen often when spoken to directly.
• Trouble holding attention often on tasks or play activities.
• Careless mistakes and lack of focus on tasks
• Doesn’t follow through with finishing schoolwork, duties, and chores
• Organizing tasks or activities is often hard.
• Forgetful of basic items
In the brains of persons with ADHD differences in the reward and consequence communication route (a dopamine activity involved pathway). Brain networks involving attention regulation and engagement are affected, making it hard to balance priority of tasks.
Diagnosis of ADHD should only be done by a trusted treatment facility. People often experience symptoms that are similar to ADHD, and that can come from many reasons. Be sure to thoroughly think about your lifestyle choices and how that may affect your ability to pay attention and follow through with tasks before you ask your doctor about treatment. 2nd Chance Treatment has been committed to ADHD treatment in Gilbert for this past year and has been helping people overcome their ADHD symptoms.
Behavioral therapy is one of the most effective treatment methods for ADHD patients. By adjusting lifestyle choices and daily tasks, it can be easy to help patients understand the priority of tasks and how to increase their productivity naturally. There are several medications used in the treatment of ADHD, in the forms of stimulant and non-stimulant. These treatments should be monitored closely by a medical professional.
The most effective treatment, research has shown, is a combination of behavioral therapy and medication. Therapy helps patients focus on their behaviors and habits, using support groups and progressive treatment options to help people manage their symptoms. ADHD coaching is effective in identifying and meeting goals, improving productivity and maintaining a positive approach to change. Medication must be monitored and carefully prescribed by a physician. Our treatment facility offers both.