A chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
Treatment can help, but this condition can’t be cured
Chronic: can last for years or be lifelong
Requires a medical diagnosis
Lab tests or imaging not required
ADHD often begins in childhood and can persist into adulthood. It may contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships and difficulty at school or work.
Symptoms include limited attention and hyperactivity.
Treatments include medication and talk therapy.