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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have trouble paying attention or controlling impulsive behavior, and they may be overly active. ADHD is one of the most common disorders among children and can continue into adolescence and adulthood. Conventional treatment (medication, behavior therapy, or a combination of both) is helpful for most people with ADHD, but some people try complementary health approaches to manage symptoms. 

This page last modified July 26, 2018