Hyperactivity can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'minor' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose hyperactivity, we could:
|Multiple Chemical Sensitivity||26%||Unlikely|
|Copper Toxicity||2%||Ruled out|
|Low Progesterone||2%||Ruled out|
|High Histamine||0%||Ruled out|
Are you hyperactive? In other words, do you always feel the need to be active?
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ Yes, very
People who are hyperactive always seem to be in motion. They can't sit still and may dash around or talk incessantly. Sitting still through a lesson can be an impossible task. Hyperactive children squirm in their seat or roam around the room. Or they might wiggle their feet, touch everything or noisily tap their pencil. Hyperactive teens and adults may feel intensely restless. They may be fidgety or they may try to do several things at once, bouncing around from one activity to the next.
High caffeine levels can cause restlessness.
Restlessness is one symptom of fluorosis.
Histamine speeds up metabolism producing a tendency towards hyperactivity.
A heavy pinworm infection can cause restlessness.