Former Great British Bake Off star Sue Perkins opens up about ADHD diagnosis

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Comedian and former Great British Bake Off star Sue Perkins has opened up about her attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD diagnosis.

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Comedian and former Great British Bake Off star Sue Perkins has opened up about her attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD diagnosis. UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has described ADHD as a condition which impacts the behaviour of people who tend to become restless and face issues while concentrating. People diagnosed with ADHD may also act impulsively.

The 53-year-old former Great British Bake Off host revealed that she had been diagnosed with ADHD on Twitter while responding to rock ban Gomez’s member Tom Gray. Taking to Twitter, the Gomez guitarist admitted that he was “creeping” towards his own ADHD diagnosis. In response, Perkins said on social media that she has “fully crept”.

I have fully crept. Once I had the diagnosis, suddenly everything made sense – to me and those who love me. Wishing you well on the journey, Tom x

— Sue Perkins 💙 (@sueperkins) January 4, 2023


Sue Perkins also said that once she had her ADHD diagnosis, “suddenly everything made sense” not only for her but also for the ones who loved her. She also wished “well on the journey” to Gray.

Sue Perkins has already revealed that she was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour back in 2015.

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What are the symptoms of ADHD?

ADHD symptoms are evidently broken into two categories. One of them is inattentiveness and the other includes hyperactivity and impulsivity. Most people suffering from ADHD tend to have symptoms from both categories. However, it is not always the case.

Other common ADHD symptoms among adults include struggle in focussing, lack of or poor organisational skills, restlessness, forgetfulness and problem in dealing with stress. They also are impatient.

FAQs:

  1. Who is Sue Perkins?

    Sue Perkins is a comedian and the former host of Great British Bake Off show
  2. What is ADHD?

    ADHD is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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