age composition of theU.S.population and how it is expected to change in the next (attached answer)
o Describe the current age composition of theU.S.population and how it is expected to change in the next 10 to 20 years.
o Identify the factors that support this trend.
· Environmental factors
· Changing demographics
o Explain how the aging trend is likely to increase or decrease the health issues covered in this course. Include examples of at least two relevant diseases.
o Explain what can be done to reduce health complications related to aging. Include at least two examples.
There many people that have been affected by the mental illness commonly referred to as ADHD attention deficit hyperactive disorder. This mental illness can affected all age’s children, adolescents, and adults. There are many risk factors in which one can be affected by attention deficit hyperactive disorder. Being the first born boy the gender plays apart more boys are diagnosed than girls. Family history is one risk factor also if there is a parent or sibling who has been diagnosing this is a risk factor and increases one’s chances. Environmental factors can also be a risk factor if there is alcohol or drug abuse and recent research also shows that low birth weight may also have a link to attention deficit hyperactive disorder.
“In the United States there are about 4.7 million children between the ages of 3-17 that have been diagnosed at some point with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder” (www.health.nytimes.com) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder also referred to as ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a chronic behavior disorder. It is behavior that is hyperactive impulsive, and/or inattentive. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects children, adolescents, and adults. These must persist for at least six months and be present in two environments home, work, or school. There are three types of attention deficit hyperactivity