How to manage ADHD in you loved ones

What is Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder?

Have you ever noticed someone talking too much? Someone who is switching on different topics constantly? A person who interrupts people while talking? Someone who involves himself in different tasks at one time but never completes any task? Did u label them as crazy or mad? Well, there is a term for such behavior.

ADHD is a disorder that causes above-normal levels of hyperactive and impulsive behaviors. It is a neurodevelopment disorder that makes learning hard for people. Research explains that ADHD can be caused due to structural differences in the brain. People with ADHD have less gray matter volume which affects their speech, self-control ability, decision-making ability and muscle control. Children and adults both can be affected by this mental disorder. ADHD affects the personal and social lives of people. People who suffer from ADHD, have problems concentrating on one single thing. They are unable to focus on single tasks and they cannot sit still for long period. They can be distracted very easily.

How to treat this disorder?

With psychotherapy and talk therapy ADHD can be treated and managed. These therapies can help in understanding how ADHD affects one’s life and in what ways we can help people to manage it. Behavior therapy can also be used for its treatment. It helps people with ADHD to learn to monitor their behavior. There are medicines that helps to control one’s impulses and actions.

Some effective strategies can also help to control ADHD which include:

  • Eating on time and eating healthy.
  • Sleeping on time can also be helpful.
  • Follow a routine to manage time.
  • Do yoga and exercise daily.

It is not easy for an individual with some mental illness to survive in this world. As human beings, it is our moral duty to help these people and treat them with love, care, and respect. Do not make fun of such people and do not bully them. In fact, our little motivation and appreciation can help them in living life happily.