Inattentive ADHD: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder predominantly inattentive, or inattentive ADHD, is one of the three subtypes of ADHD. Itis one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders affecting around 5 percent of children and 2.5 percent of adults.

Scientists are unsure of what specifically causes inattentive ADHD. However, there is evidence to suggest that the following factors may play a role:
Genetics - 3 out of 4 children with ADHD have a relative with the condition
Being born prematurely
Low birth weight
Brain injury
Mother smoking, drinking alcohol, or experiencing extreme stress during pregnancy

Many symptoms of inattentive ADHD, such as having a limited attention span and not following instructions, are often seen in children. However, the difference in children with inattentive ADHD is that their lack of ability to focus and pay attention is greater than what is expected for their age.

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