Hyperactivity and children

Alternative names 
Children and hyperactivity

Information

Question:
How do you deal with a hyperactive child?

Answer:
If your child has a very short attention span, discuss the following possible causes with his or her health care provider: stressful events at home or at school, mild hearing loss, poor eyesight, an overactive thyroid, allergies, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 5, 2012
by David A. Scott, M.D.

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