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9 Things to Know About Girls With ADHD

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ADHD in Girls


Young girl daydreaming and not paying attention in school.
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Symptoms in girls and women


Girl getting distracted while trying to study.
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Trouble with details


Woman overwhelmed while her boyfriend argues with her.
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Relationships are overwhelming


Stressed teenage girl being comforted by her friend.
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Coexisting conditions are common


Depressed woman hugging a pillow and sitting on the floor.
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Mood disorders felt more deeply than in men with ADHD


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Hormonal fluctuations might increase symptoms


Different medications in a pharmacy.
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The effect of menopause on ADHD


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Girls underdiagnosed during childhood


Woman struggling to pay attention in a college classroom.
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As demands of life increase, the rate of diagnosis increases


Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.