ADHD/Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
ADHD is adisorder that makes it difficult for a person to pay attention and control impulsive behaviours.
He or she also be restless and almost constantly active. ADHD is not just a childhood disorder. Although the symptoms of ADHD begin in childhood, ADHD can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Even though hyperactivity tends to improve as a child becomes a teen, problems with inattention, disorganisation and poor impulse control often continue through the teen years into adulthood.
What causes ADHD?
Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) studying the cause of ADHD.
Number of factors contribute to ADHD such as:
- Genes Increase use of TV/mobile, watching from very young age.
- H/O Cigarette smoking, alcohol use, drug use during pregnancy.
- Exposure to environmental toxins such as high levels of lead at young age
- Low birthweight, Brain injuries.
Warning signs & symptoms of ADHD
- Difficulty in paying attention for a long time
- Being overactive (hyperactivity)
- Fidgetiness Acting without thinking impulsivity, attention sick behaviour,
- Overlook or miss details, make careless mistakes in schoolwork, at work, or during other activities
- Have problems sustaining attention in tasks or play, including conversations, lectures, or lengthy reading
- Seem to not listen when spoken to directly
- Failure to not follow through on instructions, failure to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace, or start tasks but quickly lose focus and get easily side -tracked
- Have problems organizing tasks and activities, such as doing tasks in sequence, keeping materials and belongings in order, keeping work organized, managing time, and meeting deadlines
- Avoid or dislike tasks that require sustained mental effort, such as schoolwork or homework, or for teens and older adults, preparing reports, completing forms, or reviewing lengthy papers.
- Lose things necessary for tasks or activities, such as school supplies, pencils, books, tools, wallets, keys, paperwork, eyeglasses, and cell phones
- Become easily distracted by unrelated thoughts or stimuli
- Forgetful in daily activities, such as chores, errands, returning calls, and keeping appointments
Signs of hyperactivity and impulsivity may include:
- Fidgeting and squirming while seated
- Getting up and moving around in situations when staying seated is expected, such as in the classroom or in the office
- Running or dashing around or climbing in situations where it is inappropriate, or, in teens and adults, often feeling restless
- Being unable to play or engage in hobbies quietly
- Being constantly in motion or “on the go,” or acting as if “driven by a motor”
- Talking nonstop
- Blurting out an answer before a question has been completed, finishing other people’s sentences, or speaking without waiting for a turn in conversation
- Having trouble waiting his or her turn
- Interrupting or intruding on others, for example in conversations, games, or activities
There is no complete cure for ADHD in modern medicine.
Homeopathy treatments helps reduce symptoms and improve functioning. ADHD is commonly treated with natural Homeopathy medication, education or training, therapy or a combination of treatment gives good results. Homeopathy has been around for more than 300years. Homeopathy is the only science where medicinal selection for any illness is done by understanding mental & physical signs & symptoms. AMD regardless of research, many with ADHD, especially those who wish to avoid or reduce their use of prescription medications. A Homeopath assesses each patient with ADHD and works to create a personalized mix of homeopathic substances designed to target his or her unique symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, anxiety or sleeping disorders.
Homeopathy is best for children. We have seen wonderful results in many ADHD cases.
Few Homeopathic remedies are
Coffea cruda, Synaptol, Verta alba, Stramonium, Hyoscyamus.
Take homeopathic medicines only after consulting your Homoeopath.