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How to use hyperactivity in a sentence
ADHD can cause restlessness and hyperactivity, making it difficult to zero in on a particular task.Can “Brown Noise” Help with Focus and Relaxation? The Experts Weigh In. | mmirhashem | August 4, 2022 | Outside Online
Breath tests of exhaled nitric oxide can reveal the involvement of specific immune system proteins, as well as the presence of airway hyperactivity, he adds.What to Know About the Latest Advances in Managing Severe Asthma | Markham Heid | June 23, 2022 | Time
Support for this interpretation comes from animal experiments in which noise exposure led to an increase in spontaneous brain noise—a sort of hyperactivity of the brain—in the auditory midbrain and cortex.Everyday Noises Are Making Our Brains Noisier - Issue 107: The Edge | Nina Kraus | October 27, 2021 | Nautilus
The health risks to children with elevated lead levels are severe and include damage to the brain, developmental delays and learning and behavioral problems such as inattention, hyperactivity and aggression.Nearly half a million U.S. children missed out on lead tests in early 2020 | Aimee Cunningham | February 4, 2021 | Science News
She found outlets for his hyperactivity in dance and theater, and she signed him up for karate.Covid-19 destroyed a young man’s lungs. Can his foster mom let him go? | Steve Thompson | January 19, 2021 | Washington Post
One of these children has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Why Giving Adderall to Toddlers Is So Completely, Utterly Wrong | Russell Saunders | May 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Along with sexual hyperactivity, Internet disorder will be added to Section III for “further research.”DSM-V: Hoarding, Binge Eating & More New Mental-Disorder Diagnoses | Lizzie Crocker | April 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
ADHD is a chronic condition that includes difficulty sustaining attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior.
General cold baths are used in cases of super-excitation, motor-hyperactivity, excessive sensitiveness to pain and touch.Montessori Elementary Materials | Maria Montessori
Atony and hyperactivity may be overcome by appropriate educational remedies which we will now discuss.Montessori Elementary Materials | Maria Montessori
They are a sign not so much of motor hyperactivity as of volitional inactivity.Tics and Their Treatment | Henry Meigne
Scientific definitions for hyperactivity
An abnormally high level of activity or excitement shown by a person, especially a child, that interferes with the ability to concentrate or interact with others.
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