The serious nature of traumatic brain injury is likely no surprise to most people, but researchers recently uncovered evidence of a new side effect. Coupled with the already well known and understood risks of serious blows to the head, doctors might be able to better treat and handle future victims. Many people in Pennsylvania who suffer a serious brain injury do so through no fault of their own, such as in a car accident or through negligent medical care.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- ADHD -- is often thought of as a disorder that affects children, although many adults also suffer from it. A recent study found what appears to be a link between adult sufferers of ADHD and those who have suffered some sort of traumatic brain injury. According to one of the researchers, adults with ADHD are two times more likely to have had a traumatic brain injury than those who do not have ADHD.