Hyperactivity is a problem that is always associated with ADHD or the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder but they are not the same. Hyperactivity is actually one of the earlier symptoms of this disorder and if treated on time, it can prevent the problem from getting worse. Overactive kids, lack of concentration, extreme temper tantrums are common symptoms here.
HOW IS HYPERACTIVITY DIAGNOSED?
The doctor will question about the symptoms, focusing on when the symptoms began and any recent changes in the overall health. They will also ask if the patient is taking any medications to treat a medical or mental health condition. These answers will help the doctor determine what type of hyperactivity it is and whether it is a new or worsening condition, or simply a side effect of medication.
HOW IS HYPERACTIVITY TREATED?
Treatment for the same includes permitted mild sedatives in extreme cases. But in general, Hyperactivity is actually treatable with patience and persistence and helping the child to channelize their energy in the right direction like sports or other similar hobbies.
DID YOU KNOW?
In most cases, this problem is treated within a few months and the earlier it is sorted out the better it is for the physical and mental health of the child.