Fact: Boys are diagnosed two to three times as often as girls, but about 4.2% of girls have received a diagnosis of ADHD at some point in their life. (And that’s not none!)
Fact: Everyone does not have a physical difference in their brain
When people say things like, “Everyone has a little bit of ADHD these days!” they mean everyone exhibits some behaviours like the symptoms of ADHD.
FACT: The therapeutic use of stimulant medications for ADHD prevents addiction
7 steps to help your ADHD brain harness that amazing — but elusive — ability to concentrate on a task, tune out distractions, and get things done. Your guide to productive hyperfocus at work.
Fact: ADHD is really a problem with the chemical dynamics of the brain and it’s not under voluntary control.
We periodically hear that ADHD is a myth. Nothing could be further from the truth. There are more than 100,000 articles in science journals on ADHD (and its precursor labels) and references to it appear in medical textbooks going back to 1775.