You may associate heart conditions such as heart attack or coronary artery disease with adults, not teenagers. Teenagers can have heart conditions too, although they are usually not the same conditions that plaque adults. Some conditions are the result of birth defects, while others result from insufficient medical care or an unhealthy lifestyle. Heart Murmur A teenager can be … [Read more...] about Teenage Heart Conditions
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Like older children and adults, toddlers too experience dry and itchy scalp conditions. Determining the origin of the problem is the first step in treating the condition. While your toddler may not be able to verbalize his symptoms, examining his scalp can help you determine if his condition requires a trip to your pediatrician's office. Symptoms Toddlers seldom have the … [Read more...] about Toddler With Dry & Itchy Scalp
Here’s the way I see it (plus some information on a recent study on genes). Let’s approach the question differently. What does NOT cause autism? I have long held the belief that the MMR vaccine did NOT cause my son’s autism. I believe there are over 200 studies that debunk the idea that the MMR vaccine causes autism (sorry, Jenny McCarthy, you backed the wrong … [Read more...] about What Causes Autism?
Having a baby is one of the most natural things in the world. You've probably heard people say this, or entertained this thought yourself. However, acknowledging the truth of this statement does little to help you relax when you are pregnant. Pregnancy can be a time of great joy, expectation, and bliss. It can also create anxiety and stress in your life, especially when … [Read more...] about Severe Lower Abdominal Pain During Pregnancy
Each night in the U.S., more than 5 million children wet the bed, according to Medline Plus. Boys are more affected than girls. At the age of 7, 9 percent of boys still wet the bed, compared to 6 percent of girls. Bedwetting is involuntary urination that occurs at least twice per month, so it does not have to be a nightly occurrence for it to be considered bedwetting. There are … [Read more...] about How to Stop Child Bedwetting