Home > Daily-tips 30 August 2013 Help for hyperactive kids Having a hyperactive child can be both tiring and stressful. Fortunately, there are ways in which you can make things easier for yourself and your kid. 0 iStock Having a hyperactive child can be both tiring and stressful. Fortunately, there are ways in which you can make things easier for yourself and your kid.Take action:Set rules, consequences and boundaries – write them down and stick the paper up in a place where the whole family can see it; set and maintain a routine; make sure that free time is scheduled into the routine and use this time for a trip to the park or for a favourite activity – give your child a chance to act naturally and free; teach your child deep breathing and relaxation techniques – this brings harmony to the nervous system and calms the brain; exercise as a family – this is an outlet for pent up and restless energy; praise and reward good behaviour; and seek professional help.Did you know that adults could also suffer from ADHD? More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Lifestyle WATCH: Sperm counts are falling, but there could be an answer to the 'semen crisis' Lifestyle As more research about vaping becomes available, another shocking new finding – it could harm young women’s fertility Mental health WATCH: This is how casinos use smell to hack your brain Medical This common medication can cause behavioural problems in children if taken during pregnancy Medical Caring for children whose parents succumb to drugs and alcohol Mental health Do you think your personality needs an overhaul? Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.