Category: Childrens Health 2

Bronchitis is the swelling and reddening of the mucous membranes of the passage where air flows from the trachea into the lungs. Bronchitis in infants is attributed to the infection of the upper respiratory system. Infants are easily susceptible to …

Pollakiuria in children is not a disease in itself, but a condition where the child passes urine very frequently during daytime. In pollakiuria the child may pass urine end number of times in an hour, but on an average he …

Stiffness in the neck in children can be associated with a wide range of conditions. Neck stiffness is attributed to the muscle spasms or muscular stiffness in the muscles of the neck which can be associated with sinusitis or with …

The temperature in the body is controlled by a thermostat located in the hypothalamus that regulates the body temperature in the range of 98 to100 degree Fahrenheit. However there are certain factors that may result in alteration of the thermoregulation …

Anxiety in children is fairly common and is expected during very specific time during their development. Often some of the anxiety in children is normal, especially first day of going to school or first stage show. However excessive anxiety may …

Underarm body odor is unpleasant and embarrassing for both, those who suffer from it and for people who are around them. Many believe children are free from underarm body odor till they attain puberty. To a certain extent, it is …

White blood cells are the body’s warriors and soldiers. These white blood cells hold the important function of fighting against the body’s infection. Lowered white blood cell counts can put the child at risk for infection. There are many factors …

Abscess On Gum In Children

  • Periodontal abscess develops mostly in the child’s peridontium, which is a structure that supports the tooth and the gums. This often results in a gum boil or gum ball – the swelling of gum tissue

Children are more likely to experience sweating on the head because of their daily physical activities. But when a child is inactive and yet suffers from excessive sweating, it is time to consult a doctor.

Overactive sweat glands can be …

Genetic disorders in children are the diseases that are inherited and passed down in every family generation and are caused by different gene variation, alterations, and mutations. There are many types of Genetic disorders found in children.

Types Of Genetic

Benefits of Eating Healthy For Kids

The foundation for good health practices begin during childhood. It is always advisable to prepare children towards the path of eating right and healthy foods.

  • Children who are reared with appropriately nutritious food grow

Symptoms of Appendicitis in Children under 5 and 3

While it is rarely reported, appendicitis in children under 5 and 3 years old can occur. Young children are more prone to ruptured appendix because they show little or no signs …

Albuterol Side Effects in Children

Albuterol is a medication prescribed to children to provide short-term relief from asthma. It helps to open the airways during an asthma attack.

  • A dose of albuterol may cause irritability, nervousness and restlessness.
  • Liquid and

Malnutrition is a condition, wherein, an imbalance of vital nutrients occurs, due to an inadequate consumption of nutritious foods. Malnutrition could occur at any age; and presents the following symptoms.

Malnutrition Symptoms

  • Dry skin with scales
  • Weakness of the muscles

Diaphragmatic Breathing in Children

Abdominal breathing comes naturally in infants and even in young children. As people grow up, abdominal breathing gets replaced by chest breathing and although both method of breathing is still retained into adulthood, chest breathing starts …

Phlegmy Cough in Toddler

Colds are common in children, especially in toddlers, because of their very active and playful lifestyle that increases the risk of them getting respiratory infections. These respiratory infections result in phlegmy cough in toddler. Early treatment …

Pneumonia is infection of the lungs caused by various germs such as bacteria, viruses’, fungi and chemicals. Pneumonia in children under 5 is often caused by bacteria or viral infection. It can also occur due to accidental ingestion of kerosene …

Handling children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be really overwhelming. Here are a few guidelines that have proved to be decidedly beneficial.

How To Cope With ADHD?

  • Dealing with a child who has ADHD is easier if he

Low IgA in Children

The most common immunodeficiency disorder in children is IgA deficiency. About 1 in 900 children and adults suffer from this disorder. This primary immune deficiency disorder, is more prevalent in Europeans than people of other origin.…

Pneumonia is an infection in the lung. Children and adults both can suffer from this lung inflammatory disease. Pneumonia in children is more common as their immune system is in a developing stage.

Pneumonia in children can be caused by …