Could You Have Adult ADHD? The Symptoms and Solutions [VIDEO]
Do any of these characteristics pertain to you: impulsivity, trouble focusing, difficulty completing tasks, disorganization, poor listening skills or trouble coping with stress? You just might have Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder according to Webmd.
In adults, the major characteristic is, "the inability to focus," which can lead to inconsistencies, and having problems managing day to day tasks. If a parent has ADHD, there's a 50% chance their child has it as well. About 60% of children with ADHD go on to become adults with ADHD. This video is a perfect example of what it's like to have ADHD.
If lack of focus is hurting your job performance, there are several medications that can help, but they need to be prescribed by a psychiatrist. I've been taking a drug called Provigil for many years for my focusing issues.
There are several celebrities who have ADHD like Justin Timberlake, Adam Levine, Howie Mandel, James Carville, Ty Pennington, Glenn Beck, Terry Bradshaw, and Paris Hilton. In most cases, ADHD medication can make a positive difference in your day to day life.
If you recognize yourself when you read about the signs of adult ADHD and you're thinking about taking that first step to get some help, here's a great place to begin. The website is helpguide.org