Children’s behaviour can be affected by emotional and physical issues.

Children’s hyperactivity and behaviour

Understanding children’s hyperactivity and behaviour

Children’s behaviour can be affected by emotional and physical issues.  Physical problems will often affect a child’s behaviour, and perhaps especially when they are not able to express themselves verbally, this may be interpreted as behavioural issues before the root of the behavioural change is discovered.

If changes to a child’s behaviour are observed over a prolonged period, it is advisable to seek professional help, to assist in assessing if there may be physical or emotional problems which are impacting on this.

Here we will look at lifestyle issues which may affect children’s behaviour, as well as the specific condition Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and how both of these can be supported holistically and with herbs.

Many herbs are suitable for self-care. However if a health condition does not resolve with home remedies we recommend using the information in Herbal Reality along with your health advisors, especially herbal practitioners from the professional associations listed in our Resources page (‘If you want to find a herbalist”). When buying any herbal products, you should choose responsible manufacturers with independently assured quality standards and sustainability practices. Check the label carefully for the appropriate safety and sustainability information.

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