Hyperactive boys are often blonde with blue eyes
They may be deficient in Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B6 and Essential Fatty Acids
The diagnosis that appears to work best is to do a Connor's score. This is a very simple check list which works well in clinical practice and has been used for research purposes. If the parents do the scoring, then they make the diagnosis, and are more trusting of the result.
Connors score: Score 0 for not at all, Score 1 for sometimes, and Score 2 for quite often, Score 3 for a lot in answering the following questions:
Would you say your child is :
A score of 15 or more suggests that hyperactivity is likely
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