As there is no blood test or brain imaging that can define if a patient has ADHD, it takes a multi-faceted approach to test for the condition. History of behavior, a physical exam, a Continuous Performance Test (or other evaluative screening) and a psychological evaluation are used to help diagnose the condition.
We have been getting more member questions lately about whether or not thyroid problems could cause symptoms of ADHD or if there is any overlap between these two disorders. I am hoping that our members can help us in our exploration of this topic. I have been searching for the available information on this association between thyroid problems…