Even if your child may have some symptoms that appear to be ADHD, it might be something else which is why you need a doctor’s professional opinion. Diagnosing ADHD is a process that involves several steps including gathering a lot of information from multiple sources. You and your physician will discuss any current symptoms your child may be showing. Then you’ll talk about your family’s psychiatric history to determine if any immediate family members have shown signs of ADHD. The doctor may give your child a physical exam, take a medical history, and may even give him a noninvasive brain scan. If you want to learn more about your child’s symptoms, call or visit the offices at Universal Pediatrics, Inc. to learn more.
Some of the symptoms of ADHD can include chronic inattention, distraction, and disorganization that harm your ability to function at school or at home. Children with ADHD show signs of inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity in specific ways. These children:
Doctors may classify symptoms as the following types of ADHD:
Contact the offices at Universal Pediatrics, Inc. to find out more about how Dr. Nnaeto can help your child with ADHD.
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