Should I talk to a doctor about symptoms of ADHD?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

It is a good idea to speak with a doctor about long-term symptoms that are consistent with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Short-term symptoms may be exhibited as normal developmental processes by most children and probably do not require a consultation with a doctor.

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