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TUESDAY Q &A : Children diagnosed with ADHD may continue to have symptoms into adulthood

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our son was diagnosed at the age of 9 with ADHD. He is now 13 and doing well but is still on medication. Will he need to continue taking the medication until adulthood, or do children usually outgrow the condition as they mature? ANSWER: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

ADD Begins in Childhood but Can Continue into Adulthood

ADD Begins in Childhood but Can Continue into Adulthood March 18, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: How common is attention deficit disorder in adults? Is it hereditary? How is it treated? Answer: Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a condition that begins in childhood and can continue into adulthood. Between 20 and [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop