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What is ADHD?

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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a common neurological disorder, present in both children and adults.  It is estimated that between three and five percent of children have attention-deficit problems.  Symptoms can include inattention, difficulty focusing, feelings of restlessness and impulsivity.

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted Tougher Academic Standards May… As the number of ADHD diagnoses increases, the question of why continues to…

03/24/14

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, commented on ADHD Around the World Thanks for sharing the link to that article. It is fascinating. I just may write something about…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted ADHD Diagnoses Continues to Rise Back in 1998, the National Institutes of Health estimated that between 3 and 5 percent…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, commented on Myth: ADHD is Not a Real Disorder Thanks Ruth for sharing your perspective.    Eileen

11/12/13

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