If your child has ADHD, (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) one of the most important things to look after is diet and nutrition. Just like any other kid, your child needs essential nutrients for his activities of daily living. A child with ADHD may have special needs. Parents, teachers and health care providers of children with this condition needs to be aware of the foodsÂ that will help the child in his daily living. Continue reading
Read your labels. Have you ever fathomed the marvel of the supplements that you take each morning? Many of us are regular patronisers of food supplements because of the very reason that we want to keep an optimum health status for a longer life. Â The B vitamins are famous and can always be seen in the information of multivamins bottles and because of the growing and available knowledge about nutrition at hand, we always want to track of what foods and supplements to take to keep a healthy body. Continue reading
Abnormal behavior in children is considered as any type of behavior that interferes with daily functioning. Abnormal behavior can be symptoms of anxiety, depression, eating disorders, extreme defiance, rage or physical aggression to self or others. Behavior is a tool of communication that children use when they don’t have the words to express themselves to others. It is important to pay attention to sudden changes in behavior that are outside the normal developmental milestones based on the age of the child. Continue reading
There are many people all over the world that are affected by ADD (attention deficit disorder) or ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). This condition is characterized by a very limited span of attention that is sometimes manifested with hyperactivity in both adults and children.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD is developmental illness which affects the children of about three to four percent worldwide.Â It is a chronic condition that has an effect on millions of children and frequently continues into adulthood.Â ADHD is characterized by having difficulty in maintaining attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior.Â The symptoms of ADHD can be detected in children in as early as before seven years of age.Â Continue reading
Being an adult with ADD or ADHD maybe quite a negative thing to accept, because if you have this condition, you cannot really find your own area to excel and succeed in. You are just left to discover your assets and build upon them.
A huge smorgasbord of ailments affects so many people from all walks of life worldwide. Of course, prescribed medications by Western physicians are continuously utilized to help treat or correct these conditions. But because of the need for holistic relief and betterment, alternative medicine is already included in most of the treatments of the health disorders. When the approach is said to be holistic, it means that both mental, emotional, and physical aspects. Some patients even entirely rely on these alternative medicine treatments to prevent any chemical impurities from entering their bodies that could possibly aggravate their condition.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD is commonly spotted in children but usually lasts until adulthood. Basically, ADHD is a disorder that manifests impulsiveness, overactivity, inattentiveness, or a mix of these. In adults, it is evident that you have this disorder if you are too overwhelmed by your obligations, severely distracted, overly forgetful, and very disorganized; you zone out most of the time; you always have incomplete work output; you listen and understand poorly; and you are always late. This could affect various areas of your life as an adult, namely relationships and career. Some people donâ€™t really understand what adult ADHD patients go through. Itâ€™s a must for you to really know and recognize everything about adult ADHD to deal with it ideally.
Eating disorders can be very horrible and little known to people but extreme dieting can lead to other serious problems and even death. Statistics show that an estimated 5 million people in the United States, primarily girls and women, suffer from the eating disorders of anorexia and bulimia. Continue reading
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a chronic disease in which food or liquid contents from the stomach (gastric contents) regurgitate as reflux to the esophagus. Some degree of back-flow of gastric or duodenal contents into the esophagus is normal in both adults and children but excessive reflux occurs due to incompetent lower esophageal sphincter (LES) or the opening from the esophagus going to the stomach. GERD can also be caused by pyloric stenosis, or motility disorder wherein the gastric emptying time of the stomach contents to the duodenum is slower than the normal. GERD can also be caused by impaired digestion and infection such as peptic ulcer. Gastroesophageal reflux disease can be transient or permanent in nature. Continue reading