Top 7 Symptoms of ADHDadmin
5% of children have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, 50% of these children carry ADHD with them to their adulthood. ADHD has many signs and symptoms. It is important to keep an eye on them since untreated ADHD can lead to serious mental and physical issues.
Here are the top 7 symptoms of ADHD.
7. Lack of Focus
Lack of focus is the most common sign of ADHD. It is not just about the inability to pay attention, but also about being easily distracted. ADHD patient finds it hard to listen, pay attention to details, or complete tasks. (1, 2, 3, 4)
Most people with ADHD are easily distractible, but some of them may have hyper-focus. When they are into something, they become unaware of anything else. They usually lose track of time and space. It is the reason why people with ADHD may find it difficult to keep their relationships. (5, 6, 7)
People with ADHD may have more chaotic life than other people. Chaos for people with ADHD is a lifestyle. They do not keep thins in their places and struggle with organization. Keeping track of projects and tasks can also be difficult. (8, 9, 10, 11)
4. Time Management Problems
Disorganization and time management problems are associated in people with ADHD. They have trouble in organizing their time and using it properly. Procrastinating important tasks, showing up late, ignoring assignments, and ignoring the future are features of time management problems. (12, 13, 14, 15, 16)
Humans forget sometimes, but people with ADHD forget a lot of their life events and daily lives. They usually forget where they left their things and/or important dates. It is an annoying issue that can lead to career and relationship problems. (17, 18, 19, 20, 21)
People with ADHD usually interrupt others during conversations, rush through tasks and projects, and act recklessly. Impulsivity appears in the shopping habits of the ADHD people. They buy impulsively, especially items they cannot afford. (22, 23, 24, 25, 26)
1. Emotional Problems
People with ADHD feel bored fast and usually start looking for excitement from time to time. They do not like even the slightest frustrations. Annoying things can be intolerable and lead to depression and mood problems. Emotional problems are usually associated with personal and professional issues. (27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32)