How ADHD Looks Different In Adults


Do you have ADHD? You’re not alone. Millions of adults are living with ADHD and many don’t even know it. In this video, we take a look at how ADHD can look different in adults and some of the common challenges people face. For example, ADHD can often lead to problems with regulating emotions. If you think you might have ADHD, please consult a doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

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