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ADHD, short for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a medical condition. It affects how well people can sit still, focus, and pay attention.
If you have ADHD, you know it can make you feel misunderstood and frustrated at times. But it doesn’t have to hold you back. Instead, learn as much as you can about it.
There’s no quick fix for ADHD. But working with doctors and therapists can help you figure out how to be and do your best, both in school and socially. It’s important to treat ADHD. That might mean taking medicine or working with a therapist — most people with ADHD do both.
You can also try these tips to help with school and relationships:
ADHD is a medical condition that affects how well someone can sit still, focus, and pay attention. This article for teens has the basics on ADHD.
Medicine doesnât cure ADHD. But it does help boost a person’s ability to pay attention, slow down, and have more self-control. This article for teens has details on how ADHD medicines help.
It’s not just for school: Mastering the skills of getting organized, staying focused, and seeing work through to the end will help in just about everything you do.
Want to stay on top of your schoolwork by taking great notes? Here’s how!
You have a history test tomorrow, a math test the next day, and weekly French pop quizzes. Don’t panic – our article provides tips on how to study.
In this video series, teens talk about their experiences with bullying, stress, family life, managing health problems, staying fit, eating right â and what it means to be in love.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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