8 Signs Of ADHD That Aren’t Obvious, According To Experts

8. An Addictive Personality

ADHD symptoms can create the perfect storm for an addiction. “People with ADHD tend to have higher levels of addiction due to a mix of impulsiveness, heightened brain response to the reward hormones released when engaging in addictive behaviors, and lower self-esteem,” says Ruan.

Obviously, none of these signs alone (or even all eight) mean you definitely have ADHD. However, if this sounds a lot like you, it’s nothing to be embarrassed about. It just may be worth getting a screening from a doctor or therapist.

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