Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a developmental and behavioral disorder in which a child or an adult constantly exhibits certain characteristic behaviors such as inattention, hyperactivity and impulsive attitude.
If seen in the past when children with ADHD were abused to be naughty & dumb. Though, now it is understood that they call for special attention by parents, family members, teachers as well as the society.
ADHD is the most common disorder among children (3 to 5 percent) and often continues into teenage years and adulthood. It is more common in boys as compared to girls, the ratio being approximately 3:1.
Children who suffer from ADHD act with no thinking are hyperactive and have problem focusing on anything in particular. Their attention simply gets deviated and regardless of understanding what actually expected from them, they are not capable to focus on a particular thing. Such behavior is common among the normal children also but the difference is that children with ADHD have these features prevailing for long and they impair a child's capability to function socially, academically, and at home.
ADHD’s one of the symptoms is Short term memory loss. Probably half of the children outgrow hyperactive behavior when they grow into adulthood. Though, almost half of the ADHD children prolong exhibiting the symptoms throughout life.
ADHD’s causes have not been fully understood as up till now and researchers are still exploring genetic link. It has been observe in many cases that children with ADHD often have some family member suffering from this disorder. Certain regions of the brain have been found to be relatively smaller in children with ADHD as well some chemical changes in the brain have been detected.
Some of the other risk factors for developing ADHD include: Very low birth weight, premature delivery, smoking during pregnancy and birth injury to the brain.
Not only kids are suffering from ADHD. Adults also can continue showing ADHD characteristics started in childhood. However, one cannot have ADHD initially from adulthood. Several signs and symptoms of ADHD in adults are as under:
Homeopathy is strongly suggested for ADHD. Documented cases at Lifeline as well as by other centers have recommended definite role of homeopathy towards the treatment of ADHD.
Homeopathy is effective in reducing the hyperactivity and hastiness. It helps improve attention span and concentration.
Homeopathy is safe and sound. Improvement is observed in cases of ADHD within 2- 3 months of medication, in most cases. The complete treatment may need to be extended for over a year.