ADHD and Anxiety
Along with the normal symptoms that are experienced with ADHD, anxiety is common condition that is often diagnosed alongside Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is believed that 1 in 4 children with ADHD also experience anxiety.
Symptoms of ADHD and anxiety include:
- Feeling anxious or fearful for no reason
- Lack of concentration
- Easily distracted
- Stomach and headaches
ADHD anxiety can be extremely confusing, especially for young children who do not know how to cope with these overwhelming feelings of fear. While worrying about things such as the first day of school or a new job is normal, obsessive worrying to the point that it interferes with other parts of everyday life is a cause for concern. If you suspect you or your child is suffering from ADHD or anxiety, speaking with an experienced health care professional may be able to provide you with the answers and ADHD information.