Are these signs of ADHD?

Patient

Q: Hi my brother has some kind of problem i think he has ADHD but not sure this is his behavior:

has difficulty paying attention or staying focused on a task or activity
has problems finishing assignments at school or home and jumps from one activity to another
has trouble focusing on instructions and difficulty following through
loses or forgets things such as homework
is easily distracted, even when doing something fun
has problems paying close attention to details or makes careless mistakes
has trouble organizing tasks and activities
has difficulty waiting one's turn
interrupts or intrudes on other people
blurts out answers before questions have been completed
feels restless
talks excessively and has trouble engaging in activities quietly
Gets Angry so fast and starts to argue with me, my mom and others
Doesn't understand people or their feelings
Wants something he desires at the moment like delicious food or internet or else he gets mad!

Please help; any cure?
thanks

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