More And More, Young Women Are Being Diagnosed With ADHD

June 10, 2014 at 7:11 pm Leave a comment

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As a child, Diany Levy was called lazy and unfocused. She remembers that teachers called home on a daily basis to tell her parents she was not paying attention in class. Now, at the age of 23, Diany has finally been diagnosed with the cause of her problems – ADHD. Levy is not alone. The number of Americans taking medication to treat is steadily rising. Did you know that he biggest spike in ADHD medication is among young women between the ages of 19 and 34, according to a recent . It found that the number of young women aged 19 to 25 on these medications is 27 percent higher than girls aged 4 to 18. click here to read more http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/06/09/319208317/more-and-more-young-women-are-being-diagnosed-with-adhd

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