ADHD Awareness Month

October 2022

 

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ADHD is a condition that affects people's behaviour - and living with it can be difficult, as the symptoms can make everyday activities more of a challenge.

Symptoms of ADHD tend to be noticed at an early age and may become more noticeable when a child's circumstances change, such as when they start school.

Most cases are diagnosed when children are 3 to 7 years old, but sometimes it's diagnosed later in childhood.

Sometimes ADHD was not recognised when someone was a child, and they are diagnosed later as an adult.

The symptoms of ADHD usually improve with age, but many adults who were diagnosed with the condition at a young age continue to experience problems.

People with ADHD may also have additional problems, such as sleep and anxiety disorders.

For more information on ADHD visit Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - NHS

Published: Oct 7, 2022