Novant Health House Call: Sleep Deprivation Misdiagnosed as ADHD


by Kathryn Searles

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Sleep deprivation in kids and ADHD are two disorders with similar symptoms. That leads to kids getting misdiagnosed by their doctors.

Dr. Carolyn Hart, of Novant Health Sleep, is waking us up and laying out the difference between sleep deprivation and ADHD.

Hart says make sure your child gets enough sleep for their age and summer is a good time to tackle the issue.



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