Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - Causes
- Heredity is the most common cause of ADHD.
- Children whose mothers smoked tobacco or consumed alcohol during pregnancy are more prone to ADHD than others.
- Children born with a low birth weight, premature babies, or those whose mothers had difficult pregnancies have a higher risk of ADHD.
- Environmental factors such as lead exposure may increase the risk of ADHD.