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poor muscle tone

My 6 year daughter was diagnosed yesterday with mild poor muscle tone. I haven't heard about this until now so would be grateful if you could advise me on cause, symptoms, will it get worse, will it affect her academic schooling? She seems like a normal little girl, except a terrible eater!

Any background on this would be welcome.
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Dear Clare,

The Focus of our Forum is on issues about child behavior, rather than strictly medical issues. I'm really not qualified to offer guidance in the area you seek.
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the condition is called hypotonia it can be benign and not cause any problems my daughter is almost3 and has low tone in all her extremities it can actually be a good thing if the child is active like mine because they can usually bend farther than most before they break
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