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If my wife is hyperactive all of the time, what are the chances our child will also be just as hyperactive?
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: 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 with physician/specialist. Hyperactivity in kids can be sign of sleep disorder or inadequate sleep vs adults that get "tired' and "depressed.".

In brief: 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 with physician/specialist. Hyperactivity in kids can be sign of sleep disorder or inadequate sleep vs adults that get "tired' and "depressed.".
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
In brief: It depends
Hyperactivity is a symptom, like fever is a symptom. Different conditions contain hyperactivity as a part of an overall disorder. Usually, the hyperactivity as seen in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or adhd, is a prominent symptom in kids, but not adults.
Other conditions, like bipolar disorder may be associated with hyperactivity. Both bipolar disorder and adhd tend to run in families.

In brief: It depends
Hyperactivity is a symptom, like fever is a symptom. Different conditions contain hyperactivity as a part of an overall disorder. Usually, the hyperactivity as seen in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or adhd, is a prominent symptom in kids, but not adults.
Other conditions, like bipolar disorder may be associated with hyperactivity. Both bipolar disorder and adhd tend to run in families.
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