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ADHD-like symptoms in adults: is a neurodevelopmental behavioural disorder affecting 3-5% of the population characterised by 3 main components: hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention. Some conditions which cause similar symptoms include. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of ADHD-like symptoms in adults, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with ADHD-like symptoms in adults:
Men's health symptoms (291 causes), ADHD-like symptoms (11 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Hyperactivity (273 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Psychiatric symptom (971 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Society problems (1785 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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