Did you think that attention deficit is something only children suffer from? Well, prepare to stand corrected as this disease is not limited to kids but also to adults. What's more, children suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD are more like to grow into adults with an imbalance of neurotransmitter activity in the brain.

In adults, ADHD can have disastrous effects like career derailments caused by an inability to stay focused, relationships going awry due to forgetfulness etc. What's more many adults may not even realize that they have the disorder before it is too late.

Given below is a list of four symptoms affecting adults suffering from ADHD:

1. Adults may be chronically late to work or for important events. In addition, they may be disorganized and restless people with difficulty in relaxing. In addition, they may be prone to mood swings, low self-esteem and poor anger management.

2. Keeping a job for long is often a problem and adults with ADHD have trouble breaking down tasks as well as managing directions. Some fail to meet deadlines and most find it difficult to stay organized. Tardiness and careless errors are usually the norm with them.

3. These adults forget social commitments, birthdays and anniversaries quite easily. They seldom finish chores handed over and hardly ever manage to pay off bills on time. In addition, they tend to lose their tempers rather easily and indulge in reckless behavior and separation.

4. In addition, people with ADHD are also prone to have conditions like anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive compulsive disorders etc. that causes them to take up smoking or substance abuse.