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Another term for hyperactivity

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hoffman
Clinical Psychology 22 years experience
Food and ADHD: Yes, foods do not cause hyperactivity. Interestingly, there is decent evidence that foods with red dyes in them might indeed worsen symptoms. Furth... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Inherited or environ: Adhd has been associated with the father's genes, exposure to cigarettes or other drugs during pregnancy, and can be confused with many other issues. ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
49 years experience
Hyperactive child : It depend on the age of the child . If he is old enough your pediatrician can refere him to a psychiatrist to evaluate him for ADD & hyperactivit... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
All that wiggles is : not just ADHD, although that's a possibility, especially with genetic loading, Anxiety Disorders, chaotic home environment, sleep apnea, inadequate co... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Purposeless: or impulsive motor activity that has not been planned before being carried out. Restlessness and inability to be still physically.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other studies. Once all o... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
A neurodevelopmental: Disorder: studies show insufficient circulating Dopamine, a neurochemical, in parts of the brain that inhibit behavior, from changes in structure/fun... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depends on patient: Drug treatment for this condition is usually based on depressing the nervous system. Opiods, beta-blockers, Dopamine agonists, and benzodiazepines ha... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 19 years experience
Hyperactivity: Hard to tell. It would be important to determine if there is another issue underlying or if it is a personality trait. If you are concerned consult w... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Not attacks: Adhd is a chronic condition which is associated with decreased executive functions or "self monitoring" of behavior, see your pediatrician for a prope... Read More
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