Dr. Caroline Buzanko
There are three key ways that kids with ADHD have trouble with focus.
Dopamine is a key chemical messenger that does not work efficiently in the ADHD brain. Dopamine is essential for sustaining attention, remembering things, and staying motivated.
Yes, kids will be kids. While some kids are just really energetic, there are kids who truly have ADHD. ADHD is real: Kids with ADHD have different brains than people without ADHD.
Managing ADHD effectively takes a team of professionals who can offer the right treatment. Your child’s doctor is a key person to have on your team to oversee your child’s overall health.