How Common is ADHD?

Do you know many people with ADHD 👀 ?

When I first discovered ADHD, I thought it was pretty uncommon 🤔

But now that I know what ADHD can really look like, I see many people around me that could have it too 😳 !

It’s not really a surprise when you know that ADHD runs in families 👫👭👬

I also think ADHDers tends to surround themselves with other people with ADHD 😊

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In the US, according to the CDC*:
Adults are less diagnosed with ADHD because they tend to adapt, hide or compensate for their symptoms
Many studies estimate that 8% to 12% global population has ADHD
So even the US might still underestimate the prevalence of ADHD in adults
Adults who present with less stereotypical ADHD traits often stay undiagnosed for many years...
If you think you might have ADHD I recommend talking to a health professional if you can.

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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only. If you are experiencing symptoms of ADHD, it’s best to see a professional for a diagnosis.

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