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My Baby Keeps Fidgeting
Might not be awake: Your baby might not actually be awake- babies move a lot (and make lots of noise!) during sleep. Sometimes it may sound and seem like they are awake, but they are in fact asleep. If you hear movement or sounds from baby's bedroom don't rush in to pick them up, wait awhile and see if they settle themselves or go back into a deep sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is fidgeting(pacing around the room,when was child also running around) typical symptom of ADHD or something else?
ADHD: need more than this for diagnosingGet a more detailed answer ›
Natural Soothing: Chamomile is soothing, calming. Make an herbal tea with chamomile: steep 1 teaspoon chamomile in 1 cup hot water for 10 minutes; strain, cool; 1 ounce every few hrs for soothing effect. Also consider aromatherapy: calming, soothing essential oils are lavender, chamomile, and lemon balm. 2-3 drops in a steam vaporizer water for soothing effect. Caution: keep infants and toddlers away from steamer! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 16mon old baby at night she is very restless it's hard for her to sleep but @6am she falls in a deep sleep how can help her sleep at night?
Wake days/sleep nite: I would make a conscious effort to never let her sleep more than 2 hours at a time during the day, without at least a five minute period of alertness, before i let her sleep more. After a few days her body will shift her deep sleep to a night pattern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Akathisia: ...Is a common, yet frequently unrecognized, side-effect of many medications. It could also be a feature of hyperactivity symptoms in adhd. To maintain calm, our bodies need daytime activity and nighttime restfulness. Use of medications in ways that disrupt these functions can cause such body "static." meds should fit, not fight, our 24-hr cycles. ...Read more
Yes: It does occur, but often unrecognized.Get a more detailed answer ›
Child age 5 twitching in sleep sits up rocking head turning and nodding smacking lips seems restless all night like this what can cause this?
Adhd med right 4 me? Diagnosed as child. Procrastination, organization issues, bored easily, temper, restless, impulsive, but school unaffected.
Probably not needed: if you are able to perform well at school, then you probably don't have a significant in attention problem, and rather some anxiety or other emotional issue. Pl get a new evaluation with the psychologist as you may need behavior therapy rather than ADHD meds. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 7months baby has subclinical hypothyroidism & always seems so restless and difficult to fall asleep. Is there any relationship between them?
Hypothyroid infant: Thyroid dysfunction can be associated with sleep disturbance usually hyperthyroidism/ too much thyroid replacement. In my experience restlessness can be found in both hypo & hyperthyroidism. Follow up now with a pediatric endocrinologist ,as untreated infant hypothyroidism has lifelong cognitive effects. https://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/hypothyroidism/hypothyroidism-children ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pediatric GI said that Prevacid doesn't stop baby from spitting up. Is that so? She has been restless & has diarrhea so going to take her off.
Hi! I have a 9 month old breast feed baby whose pee has begun to smell strong, no fever.He has been very restless in his sleep waking every hour. ?
He said it's been going on for a while now. we've noticed he's always fidgeting around and he gets distracted easily. ?
I have this weird brown spot on my inner thigh. It's flat and it has the shape of a sharp fidget spinner (best I can describe it). I'm 19 btw.
Most likely a mole: This is most likely a mole, and not to be worried about but recommend checking on it from time to time for any changes. Moles smaller than a pencil eraser are rarely cancerous. Here's a link to the ABCDEs of melanoma: https://www.aad.org/public/spot-skin-cancer/learn-about-skin-cancer/detect/what-to-look-for ...Read more
I easily lose focus, and that's a big problem for my studies. My mind tends to wander alot. I always fidget. Why is that?
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