Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has a profound effect on the lives of an increasing number of children and their families in San Francisco. This chronic condition begins in childhood and often continues to impact a person throughout their adult years. The constant inability of a person suffering from ADHD to pay attention and control their impulses can be incredibly distressing and disruptive.
Due to the complexity of this issue it is not always easy for medical professionals to make a diagnosis, and it can be a challenge for loved ones to find a treatment they feel confident about. This article covers the most common symptoms of ADHD and the available treatment options. It is aimed at helping parents and all those concerned make informed and effective choices.