I can only offer my point of view… I can only speak from my experience. But if any of it makes you uncomfortable, makes you get a tear in your eye, makes you angry, makes you sad, I encourage you to look more closely at why that might be so.
In a parent report fromthe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that close to 11 percent of American children ages 4 to 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD.
However, more than half of children with ADHD continue to experience symptoms as adults.
Today, around 8 million adults live with ADHD. Many go on to lead healthy lives with successful careers. Some even become famous. He liked to move, acted up in class, and had a hard time getting his work finished.
Phelps was diagnosed with ADHD at age 9. The routine of practice and the soothing effects of the water helped him to cope and excel. Smirnoff is able to channel much of her energy into her dancing. National Champion and a World Trophy Champion. Howie Mandel This game show host and stand-up comedian is known for his vivacious personality as well as for his disorders.
I often do things without thinking. Ty Pennington This home improvement guru was always full of energy as a child. Pennington was hyperactive, and he was a distraction to other children in the classroom.
I was just a complete distraction to all the other students. Now, he takes medicine from time to time in small doses, and still sees a psychiatrist.
Pennington channels the symptoms of his ADHD into his career and his hobbies. He wrote for Additude magazine that as a kid, he struggled with what seemed normal to other kids — sitting still, completing work, focusing. His parents helped him find treatment, but his problems with attention persisted into adulthood.
In fact, he still deals with it daily. There are others going through the same thing. Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake, the multifaceted singer and actor, revealed in an interview with Collider. But the multiple Grammy and Emmy award winner has clearly found a way to manage his symptoms and live a fulfilling, highly successful life.
Simone Biles The Olympic gymnast won hearts across the country with her gymnastic performance. Her powerful tumbles and gravity-defying beam routines set hearts ablaze and earned her the Olympic individual all-around, vault, and floor gold medals. After the Olympics were over, leaked drug tests from the Olympic committee showed that Biles tested positive for methylphenidate.
This drug is also known as Ritalin. Instead, she visited another doctor for a second opinion. These well-known figures, as well as other many less-famous folks have found ways to thrive with ADHD. The key to managing the signs and symptoms of ADHD is finding a treatment plan that works and sticking with it.
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