Inattentive, Hyperactive-Impulsive, Combined: The 3 Types of ADHD

Do you have ADHD? If so, you're in good company! ADHD is one of the most common information-processing challenges in the world today, and it affects people of all ages. There are three different types of ADHD: Hyperactive-Impulsive ADHD, Inattentive ADHD, and a combination of the two: combined ADHD. Each type has its own unique set of strengths and challenges. This is the first in a series of blog posts. This one will discuss the three types of ADHD, the symptoms, and ways to leverage your ADHD traits as a remote worker or entrepreneur.  

Symptoms of Hyperactive-Impulsive ADHD:

  - You have difficulty sitting still for long periods of time. - You are always on the go and find it hard to keep your energy focused on one task. - You tend to be impulsive and act without thinking things through first. - You may have a hard time following instructions or completing tasks. - You may be easily distracted by your environment or other people.  

Strengths of Hyperactive-Impulsive ADHD:

  - You are naturally energetic and enthusiastic. - You are spontaneous and enjoy trying new things. - You are quick to act and can think on your feet. - You have a high level of physical energy.   There is also Inattentive ADHD.  Inattentive ADHD can be harder to spot as one doesn't necessarily bounce all over the room with boundless energy.  It is much more subtle. 

Symptoms of Inattentive ADHD:

  - Difficulty sustaining attention - Easily distracted - Frequently loses things - Daydreams excessively - Has trouble following instructions - Often avoid or procrastinate on tasks that require sustained mental effort  

Strengths of Inattentive ADHD:

  - You are able to focus deeply on things that interest you. - You are highly creative and have a rich imagination. - You are good at thinking outside the box. - You are independent and self-motivated. - You have excellent problem-solving skills.   The third type of ADHD is combined ADHD.  With Combined ADHD, you show symptoms of both inattentive and hyperactive ADHD.     ADHD Isn't Just for Kids: It's Estimated That ADHD Affects Over 60 Million Adults Worldwide. And according to a recent study, ADHD is on the rise in adults. If you're an adult with ADHD, you're not alone! There are many successful people with ADHD who have leveraged their ADHD traits to create successful businesses or careers.   Some well-known people with ADHD include:  
  • Richard Branson
  • Will Smith
  • James Carville
  • Justin Timberlake
  ADHD isn't a death sentence. In fact, many people with ADHD go on to lead successful and productive lives. With the right knowledge and tools, you can leverage your ADHD traits to your advantage. Here are three tips for doing just that:   - Use your ADHD to your advantage. - Find an ADHD coach or therapist. - Join an ADHD support group.   If you have ADHD, you probably already know that it can be both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, your ADHD gives you boundless energy, creativity, and enthusiasm. On the other hand, it can also make it difficult to focus and stay on task. As a remote worker or entrepreneur, you can use your ADHD to your advantage by harnessing your natural energy and creativity to get things done.   One of the best ways to leverage your ADHD is to find an ADHD coach or therapist. A coach can help you develop strategies for managing your ADHD symptoms and achieving your goals. A therapist can help you understand and accept your ADHD, which can make it easier to manage.   Another great way to leverage your ADHD is to join an ADHD support group. There are many online and in-person groups that offer support, information, and community for people with ADHD. This can be a great resource for finding tips and tricks for managing your ADHD.   If you have ADHD, you have the potential to be a successful remote worker or entrepreneur. Use your ADHD to your advantage by finding an ADHD coach or therapist, joining an ADHD support group, and harnessing your natural energy and creativity. With the right knowledge and tools, you can leverage your ADHD traits to achieve success.   You can also contact me for a complimentary 30-minute VIP Session that I guarantee will be transformative and provide a lot of value VIP Session   In my next posts, I will be discussing Inattentive, Hyperactive-Impulsive, and Combined ADHD in more detail.   For more articles: For my ebook: For my event: About the Author:   Dr. Jeff Levine has a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership and a Masters's in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He has undergraduate degrees in Software Engineering and Business Management and was on the teams that developed several technical breakthroughs that we now take for granted, including computer audio, computer video, and blue-tooth technology. He has been working with entrepreneurs to skyrocket production for decades. He is not, however, a licensed therapist. For resources on ADHD and therapy, please check here:  
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