Fahadh Faasil Reveals His ADHD Diagnosis: Justin Bieber, Ryan Gosling, Emma Watson and Other Celebrities Who Opened Up on the Medical Condition

Mollywood actor Fahadh Faasil recently confessed in an event that he was diagnosed with ADHD (attention Deficit hyperactivity disorder) at the age of 41. While inaugurating Peace Valley School, an institute that rehabilitates children with special needs, the Aavesham star opened up on his mental health. In a video shared on Reddit, FaFaa could be heard saying, “While walking through the premises of the school, I enquired whether it’s easy to cure ADHD. I was told that if diagnosed in childhood, it is possible. I asked whether it could be cured if diagnosed at 41. That’s when I was clinically diagnosed with ADHD.” Now, speaking of ADHD, let us have a better look at what it exactly is. Fahadh Faasil on ADHD Diagnosis: Aavesham Star Opens Up on His Mental Health; Reveals Getting Diagnosed With the Medical Condition at 41 (Watch Video).

What Is ADHD?

While the exact cause of ADHD is unknown, several factors are believed to contribute to the medical condition. The symptoms of ADHD are hyperactivity, hyperfocus and impulsivity. Those with the condition often think in a non-linear manner, offering them a broader perspective and helping them be creative. Many actors suffering from ADHD, like Justin Beiber, Ryan Gosling, Emma Watson, Channing Tatum, and Sushant Singh Rajput, have opened up about their struggles with the condition.

Fahadh Faasil Opens Up on His ADHD Diagnosis

“Was clinically diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 41”: Fahadh Faasil

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Actors Who Opened Up on ADHD

In an interview with New York Times Style Magazine, Channing Tatum said he never thought of himself as intellectual and struggled with ADHD and dyslexia in school. Justin Timberlake, in a 2011 interview with Collider, mentioned that he had ADHD and how it affected his life, calling it both a gift and a challenge. British actress Emma Watson also spoke about having ADHD and how it affected her while growing up. Dad-to-be Justin Bieber also confessed to having ADHD in 2012 and revealed how he managed its symptoms. Barbie star Ryan Gosling said that he struggled with focus and attention in school, but venturing into acting helped him out. Hollywood legend Jim Carrey, known for his larger-than-life characters, also suffered from depression and ADHD. Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput also suffered from ADHD-related issues along with anxiety and bipolar disorder. From Justin Bieber and Hailey Bieber Sharing a Sweet Kiss to the Mom-To-Be Flaunting Her Baby Bump, These New Pics of the Couple Are Heartwarming.

In light of the experiences shared by the mentioned individuals, it becomes clear that untreated ADHD can significantly impact mental health. Don’t hesitate to talk about how you feel. Speaking up can make a big difference in managing ADHD and keeping your mental health on track.


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