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noun as in attention deficit disorder


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ADHD can cause restlessness and hyperactivity, making it difficult to zero in on a particular task.

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.

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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.

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.

She found outlets for his hyperactivity in dance and theater, and she signed him up for karate.

One of these children has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Along with sexual hyperactivity, Internet disorder will be added to Section III for “further research.”

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.

Atony and hyperactivity may be overcome by appropriate educational remedies which we will now discuss.

They are a sign not so much of motor hyperactivity as of volitional inactivity.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hyperactivity, such as: add, adhd, hyperactiveness, and short attention span.

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