what is add & adhd?

ADD, or Attention Deficit Disorder, refers to a range of behavioral disorders occurring primarily in children. The most common symptoms of this disease are poor concentration and impulsivity. ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder additionally includes constant movement and fidgeting.

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*Current research does not guarantee that cannabinoids will cure any condition. However, a growing body of ongoing studies does suggest that these cannabinoids could offer treatment potential for a variety of physical and mental conditions.