Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Health & Fitness
  3. Healthcare

Problems with raising a child with ADHD

See also

ADHD stands for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This disorder affects certain areas of the brain that helps the person to concentrate or focus, control impulses, and organizational skills.

Anyone having this disorder may distribute such symptoms as aggression, inattentiveness, hyperactivity, sleeplessness, and impulsiveness. These symptoms lead to problems with parents, teachers, school work and their peers.

Children with ADHD often carry it into adulthood with them causing problems with personal relationships, marriage, and at work having difficulty staying organized and or getting along with coworkers.

For anyone who has a child suffering with ADHD the parent should
Keep a positive outlook on the situation, seek medical help, and work with their child to have a stable school and home life by taking an active role in their child’s education.

ADHD can be treated with therapy and medication and some children gradually grow out of it.

As of this writing the CDC states that children between 3-17 years old diagnosed with ADHD are 5.2 million and according to the fact sheet 12% are boys with only 4.7% being girls.

ADHD Fact Sheet

CDC Statistics for ADHD

For more information about ADHD visit:
Attention Deficit Disorder Association



  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Sunken Ferry

Related Videos:

  • Couple walking the beach together
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518006197" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Healthy dinners
    <div class="video-info" data-id="342496113" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Water aerobics
    <div class="video-info" data-id="326755751" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!