Month: October 2020

The best and worst foods for hyperactive kids

Hyperactive children are jokingly called “disaster children.” There is so much energy in them that sometimes even a team of adults cannot keep them. But are these children to blame for their restlessness, impulsiveness, forgetfulness and inattention? Doctors and scientists are confident that it is not, and offer effective solutions. A little about ADHD Jennifer Güstra-Kozek is a licensed psychotherapist who treats children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive- compulsive disorder, and Asperger’s syndrome . And she is the mother of a hyperactive child. As a physician and parent, she prefers a holistic approach to helping children with ADHD.  “There are numerous scientific studies that demonstrate the link between ADHD, anxiety, depression,… Read More

Food Colors Cause Attention Deficit Disorder in Children

The composition of food products often contains many names of dyes that were used in the manufacture of the product. People believe that dyes are not harmful to health. But not so long ago, a discovery was made that revealed a link between food coloring and attention deficit disorder in children, childhood hyperactivity. Foods usually do not indicate how a particular dye might affect a child’s development. A committee of doctors, scientists and consumers voted to have this information on food packaging now so that parents can be aware of the child’s increasing risk of developing ADHD. Studies have shown that not every child… Read More

Overactive bladder: what can you do without pills?

Frequent trips to the toilet, urinary incontinence, a constant feeling of fullness in the bladder are problems with which it is not customary to see a doctor. And it’s completely in vain, because such problems are correctable, but without proper treatment they can rapidly worsen and lead to rather serious consequences. An overactive bladder is a prime example of this. Such a diagnosis significantly reduces a person’s quality of life, restricting his freedom of movement and creating significant discomfort.   Overactive bladder: when to sound the alarm? An overactive bladder (OAB) is a complex of functional disorders of this organ. With the development of this pathology, a… Read More

Hyperactive children: features of development and behavior at school

A variety of children come to school, who differ in the level of training, hobbies, characters and temperaments. Of course, most teachers prefer to work with calm and self-possessed children who will behave well in class and not be too much trouble. However, in almost every team there is an overly nimble and restless child who does not want to stay in one place for a long time and distracts his classmates. What to do with a hyperactive child and can you find an approach to him? How does hyperactivity affect child development? It is worth noting that with the normal development of… Read More

Hyperactivity in children – myths and reality

Hyperactivity in children is not uncommon today. A child with emotional disorders experiences difficulties during communication and learning – it is difficult for him to concentrate on one thing, to sit still, to follow the instructions of adults. Despite the fact that the description of the syndrome of hyperactivity is very clear, often parents replace it with children’s emotionality, mobility, curiosity and restlessness. What should a mother and father be prepared for if specialists diagnose a manifestation of hyperactivity in a child? What myths in this area should not be believed? Answers to these and other questions can be obtained from this article. A… Read More

Treatment of hyperactivity in children

Treatment of hyperactivity in children is based on eliminating the causes of the syndrome. Hyperactivity is quite common among young patients. This phenomenon negatively affects the adaptation of the child in society. According to research, hyperactive children are about 18%. Boys are more susceptible to this syndrome than girls. Signs of hyperactivity The main signs of hyperactivity: restlessness, distracted attention, difficulty concentrating on an object (toy) and performing a task, poor memory, impulsive behavior, delayed speech development, poor sleep. If you have a hyperactive child, only a doctor can determine the treatment . With similar symptoms, it is worth visiting a pediatrician first, he will talk about methods and techniques… Read More

Hyperactive children: symptoms, features of upbringing and treatment

At present, every fifth child in Russia suffers from hyperactivity to one degree or another. Such children are distinguished by extreme impulsivity, restlessness, and increased motor activity. This ailment in the language of doctors is called attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Its symptoms are more common in boys and are found from the age of 3 years. Hyperactive children stand out prominently in the team. They cannot play with the same toys for a long time, they move a lot, require increased attention to themselves, do not complete the work they have begun, as a rule, are emotionally unstable. Features of a child diagnosed… Read More

A hyperactive child at school: what to do?

When a hyperactive child is brought up in a family, a special attitude should be formed towards him. If parents and teachers do not follow the rules for communicating with such children and raise them without relying on the recommendations of a psychologist, then children may face difficult difficulties. Here are some of them:    reputation as a poor student and a bully; conflicts with friends, neighbors, family members; condemnation from others; low self-esteem, feelings of inferiority; In addition, if it is wrong to bring up a hyperactive child, try to remake him, achieve obedience at all costs, limit, punish, then he will soon begin to feel very… Read More

Causes and symptoms of hyperactivity in preschool children

 Hyperactivity disorder in children is a fairly common behavioral and emotional disorder in children. Such children stand out against the background of the surrounding children. The child cannot stay in one place and is constantly moving. Obvious symptoms appear in 3-5% of the child population. In different age categories, the disease has different manifestations. It will be about the manifestation of hyperactivity in children of preschool ( kindergarten ) age. The disease must be treated because it can affect the child’s learning and life later on. Causes of hyperactivity in children There are many reasons for hyperactivity in children, however, before that, parents should still accurately determine whether… Read More