Anxiety quite commonly coincides with ADHD. Sometimes children with ADHD are not good at recognizing their anxiety, so it is important to keep an eye out for any signs of anxiety. In addition the internal feeling of fear, physical symptoms include headaches, nausea and irritability. It is also essential to act immediately to control the anxiety, manage the triggers and avoid long-term consequences.
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month I am going to discuss how stress can affect your child with ADHD. We know that ADHD can have many co-morbid conditions, including anxiety. In fact it is estimated that one-fourth of people with ADHD also suffer from some type of anxiety disorder. Included in this population are children. I am going to…