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Gene therapy can be used to treat ADHD

All of us know that ADHD is a mental health condition that affects the behavior of children. But then how is it related to genetics? How is it possible to treat it by gene therapy? Is it counseling the genes? Well, to get all your questions answered, you need to read this interesting article!

What is ADHD?

Let us first understand what ADHD is. American Psychological Association has explained that ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a condition of behavior that makes it challenging for children to focus on everyday activities and routines. They are also unable to make plans which work in reality. They also have difficulty in obeying a timetable. They are also not able to think before they do any action. It has an impact on more than 9 % of the American children as per the researchers. Hence, it becomes necessary to find a cure for it.

They say that prevention is better than cure. And the best cure is the one that assists in the prevention of the disorder itself. Let us know more about such a cure!

What is gene therapy?