Hyperactivity or, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a disorder of certain mechanisms in the central nervous system. It primarily affects children and causes a variety of learning and behavioural problems. Factors linked to the disorder include:
Hyperactivity may be characterised by one or a combination of the following:
Invariably children with ADHD have one or more of the following nutrional problems:
The majority of ADHD children will become manageable once these imbalances have been corrected. Some children can respond within a matter of weeks to a low sugar diet plus the correct supplementation.