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Is Your Thyroid to Blame?

Did you know that having an abnormally high or low thyroid can cause you to miscarry and wreak havoc on your body? January is Thyroid Awareness Month? I thought talking about how vital our thyroid is to our body functions, including pregnancy, would be a great way to start the year off. One of the…

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Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Infants

Diabetes can affect individuals of any age, including infants and children. Knowing that your baby has diabetes can be really frightening. But by learning how to perform glucose testing and give insulin, you can help your child to grow up healthy. The first thing you need to do, though, is to keep your own stress level down. Your baby can sense if you feel anxious, so it is up to you to be as brave as your little one.

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Dizziness & Nausea in an Ear Infection

Inner ear infections differ from middle ear infections. Middle ear infections are the ones children typically get that affect the eardrum. When you get an ear infection that inflames the inner ear, you can become dizzy and nauseous. Other difficulties connected with inner ear infections are vertigo, balance problems, vision problems and hearing problems.

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Night Sweats in Kids

Night sweats in children are profuse sweating during sleep. A child who suffers from night sweats may soak his clothes and even the bedding. Some children begin to feel hot and moist when they first go to bed, whereas other children don’t begin to sweat until later in the night. Children who have primary hyperhidrosis, a condition of excessive sweating with no underlying medical cause, may also sweat profusely during the day.