Health Tip: Medical Problems May Lead to
(HealthDay News) -- Kids are typically little balls of endless
energy. But for some, hyperactivity can signal an underlying health
While each of us has a different threshold for measuring
hyperactivity, excessive movement is considered a problem if it
interferes with school work or the ability to fit in with other
The ADAM Encyclopedia offers this list of potential health
triggers for hyperactivity in children:
- Having attention-deficit disorder.
- Having a disorder of the brain or central nervous system.
- Having an emotional disorder.
- Having hyperthyroidism, an overactive thyroid gland.
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