Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder Causes
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Causes of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder
The cause of ADHD is unknown. It most likely is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. There also appears to be a genetic factor since ADHD can run in families.
A chemical imbalance in the brain may be responsible for ADHD.
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