Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder


AD/HD is a development disorder that presents during childhood, it affects approximately 1 of 20 kids in United States and worldwide the 1 of 30 kids, and it have been increasing but the years pass by. AD/HD is a disorder that affects of all races and ethnic groups. Although media report that the most case are in the United State, studies have down that in Japan 7.7 percent of school-age children have AD/HD, Germany 8.7; and China, where incidence in even higher 8.9 percent. The diagnosis in boys outnumber the diagnosis in girls, most likely because boys are more apt to exhibit a higher level of motor activity or aggressive behavior 

AD/HD  currently is a popular diagnosis, because of its popularity, is has come to be viewed as the Yuppie diagnosis, and many people are not taking the diagnosis seriously. Consequently, the child with AD/HD and his family are often misunderstood. Some cause of AD/HD could be the follow:

GENETIC:    AD/HD run in the families. Parents with AD/HD are more likely to have kids with the same learning disorder it is a 50% chance that it happened. If a older brother has it, a child has more than a 30% chance.


 Children born with low birth weight, born premature, or whose mother had more difficult pregnancies have a higher risk of having AD/HD. Studies show that pregnant women who smoke or drink alcohol also have a higher risk to have kids with learning disorder


  Children with head injuries to the frontal lobe of the brain also have a risk to have AD/HD because that area controls impulses and emotions.


 pregnant women or kids that were exposure to lead, PCBs, or pesticides may also have something to do with it