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  1. 1. ADHD begins in childhood and can continue into adulthood Natural treatment for adhdAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder begins in childhood and may continue intoadulthood.Although it is a well studied problem and gets treatment, this disorder is not alwaysidentified or diagnosed properly. Worse, there are still those who believe that it is just amyth.Distracted, busy, messy, messy ... There is a long list of adjectives used to definenegative connotation children and adults who have, so intense and frequent, behaviorsand attitudes different from those taken as standard. Parents think that children are"electric" or living on the moon. The school claims the student who disrupts the class andnot paying attention in class. The child suffers because it is not going well on tests, takeall or scolding is isolated by his colleagues, for leaving the play or interferes with hisimpulsiveness. These may be some evidence Disorder Attention Deficit HyperactivityDisorder (ADHD).The problem affects 5% to 6% of children, regardless of country or cultural factors, andaccompanies the individual into adulthood in more than half of cases. In childhood, isoften associated with difficulties in school and in relationships with parents, teachers andother children. In adulthood, affect the activities in the professional, family, emotionaland social. The lack of attention and impulsivity also make these people suffer moreaccidents, whether the child in the household or adult seeking adrenaline in speeding, forexample. Classes monotonous paperwork and usually cause the disaffection of ADHDpatients. Anything to distract, divert the focus of the goals and raising the possibility offailure. On the other hand, are bright and dedicated some activity when passion.Distributed by the World Health Organization (WHO), international medical consensusand the subject of numerous studies, ADHD is still a problem and little known subject ofcontroversy. Even among professionals, there are those who consider it a myth, ignoringevidence such as changes in the brain of patients with the disorder - just in the regionsresponsible for the inhibition of behavior, the ability to pay attention, self-control, theorganization and planning. Studies also show changes in the neurotransmitter system(particularly dopamine and nor adrenaline), which are substances that transmitinformation between neurons. A survey conducted by experts from the National Instituteof Mental Health (U.S.) revealed an average delay of approximately three years in thematuration of these brain areas in children with this disorder.The source of the problem has a strong genetic load. But do not believe in the existenceof a "ADHD gene" but in a polygenic inheritance, i.e., several genes determine thedevelopment of the disorder.In childhood, attention deficit and hyperactivity are associated with difficulties in schooland in relationships. In adulthood, affect the professional, family and social.Symptoms include hyperactivity, impulsiveness and / or inattention. To evaluate thepatient, doctors take the references in the DSM IV, Diagnostic and statistical manual ofmental disorders of the American Psychiatric Association, which lists nine signs /symptoms of attention deficit and nine hyperactivity-impulsivity. These include items
  2. 2. such as not paying attention to details, difficulty concentrating, lose important things,fidgeting hands or feet when sitting, talking too much and not wait for the conclusion ofthe question to give the answer.We all do things in such moments. What defines the presence of disorder and attentiondeficit hipertatividade is the occurrence of several of these signs (at least six of the nineitems in any of the groups) in at least two settings (home and school, for example) for aperiod exceeding six months and intensity that results in damage to the individuals pointof view, family or school. That is what should trigger the alarm and lead parents to seekhelp from an experienced professional and updated in relation to ADHD. Since there areno specific tests to identify the problem, the diagnosis is not simple and is done based onpatient history. Furthermore, 60% to 70% of these people have one or more associatedproblems, such as dyslexia, bipolar disorder, anxiety and depression.Treatment includes therapy by speech therapist psychopedagogists, psychologist,occupational therapist or psicomotricista, depending on your needs. You also needsupport at home and at school. You can not require the child with ADHD, the sameorganization as the brother or install the student with this disorder alongside the"attractions" of the window of the classroom, for example. But the use of drugs isessential. The most part adopted a specific group of stimulants that help in properfunctioning of the brain areas that show changes in these patients. Several studies attest toits positive effects. When used properly, these medicines do not cause addiction and itsside effects are mild or nonexistent. However, like any treatment, requires medicalsupervision.In some cases, the disorder is minimized or stabilized over the years. But more than 50%of children with ADHD remain with the disorder in adulthood. So the best way is theinformation and knowledge. Watch for signs.