A chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness.

ADHD is very common, more than 3 million US cases occurring per year. ADHD is chronic and requires a medical diagnosis. ADHD often begins in childhood and can persist into adulthood. It may contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships, and difficulty at school or work. Lab tests or imaging are not required.

Symptoms: Symptoms include limited attention and hyperactivity.


Treatment can help, but this condition cannot be cured. Treatments can include medication and a variety of therapies such as Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy.