lack of concentration

Martina Feichter studied biology with an elective in pharmacy in Innsbruck and also delved into the world of medicinal plants. From there it wasn’t far to other medical topics that still captivate them today. She trained as a journalist at the Axel Springer Academy in Hamburg and has worked for NetDoktor since 2007 – first as an editor and since 2012 as a freelance author.

lack of concentration every person has from time to time. You can no longer manage to concentrate on something any longer. The lack of concentration can have a variety of causes. Lack of sleep, stress, malnutrition, reduced blood flow to the brain, depressed mood or poisoning can cause concentration problems. Here you can read everything important about common causes and treatment options in the case of a lack of concentration.

Christina Cherry

Lack of concentration in children and adults

A study by the health insurance company DAK-Gesundheit reveals that poor concentration, lack of exercise and behavioral problems have increased significantly in elementary school students in the past ten years 1. Teachers see signs of hyperactivity in 12 to 18 percent of their male students 2. Not only children, but also adults increasingly suffer from poor concentration. This development is worrying.

If I can’t concentrate properly at work now and then, am I already sick? In this article you will learn when there is a lack of concentration that requires treatment, which factors play a role in the development and what you can do about it yourself.

Christina Cherry

Does my child have poor concentration or poor performance?

The son of our reader often twists the numbers when doing arithmetic. The mother asks: Does the child have problems concentrating or is there a partial lack of performance behind it? Our experts disagree.

Full concentration: You can practice working carefully and yet quickly.

Parent question: Does my child have poor concentration or poor performance?

I have a question about concentration and attention or whether there is something else behind it. My son mixed up (but not always – only again and again) the numbers. For example, there is 65 – then it can happen that if he z. B. in the test in a hurry – instead of 65 registered the number 56 and takes this as the basis for calculation. For example, 65: 7 – then results in 8, since he assumes or calculates 56: 7 in the head. If you point this out to him, he will recognize it immediately.

Christina Cherry