Child Care and Parenting
“Class, your exam is going to start from the next week, come prepared!”
For most of us, this one statement by the teacher used to make us feel dizzy and panicky.
The word ‘exam’ has been a dreaded word for most of us in our childhood. A few days before the exam used to be terrifying with hours of cramming and sleepless nights. I remember my exam days and I’m sure we all do. The exam is like an assessment that teats your learning and ability to implement that learning. As simple as it might sound, exams are a more serious affair than that.
Hasn’t the weather drastically changed in the last few days? With cold winds sweeping in, the day feels cool and the nights are unusually cold. Have you been watching the news recently? The whole of North India is drowned in the snow, quite an unusual weather for the end of January. Such unusual weather conditions are enough for spreading influenza virus.
Autoimmune Disease is a case of mistaken identity where the immune system instead of attacking the microbes, antigens, bacteria and virus attacks the healthy cells and tissues. Autoimmune disease has more than 100 varieties some of which involve a single organ (like Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or type 1 diabetes) and others that can invariably attack any organ or tissues (like lupus).
Appendicitis is a painful medical condition where the appendix gets inflamed, swollen and filled with pus. The appendix is a small, 3 ½ inches long (finger-shaped) tube that extends from the large intestine and appears on the right side of the abdomen. The role of the appendix is not definitely known but there was a study that suggested it might play a role in gut immunity. While we don’t know its specific purpose, we cannot live without it too, without facing adverse consequences.
Many parents are concerned about their child’s height and weight. They want their child to be strong and tall as it is often regarded as a sign of good health. If your child complains about getting bullied in school because of his short height, then it is time to take care of his food habits and lifestyle patterns. Also if your child is a fussy eater, chances are that he might not be gaining enough height compared to his age and peer.
Keep reading to know the best diet plan that is not just healthy for your child but will also help in increasing the height. Besides, we’ll also give you some other tips that might contribute to increasing height.
With a hoard of health benefits, Omega-3 fatty acids are the healthy fats that must be a regular inclusion in the diet. Studies have shown that omega-3 reduce inflammation, control blood triglyceride levels and also lowers risk of developing dementia.
Most vegetarians and vegans think that it is difficult to get an adequate dose of omega-3 as fish oil capsules and fish are the best sources of these fats. However, contrary to the popular belief, there are six sources of omega-3 for the vegetarians and the vegans.
Being a parent is hands down one of the most difficult jobs around the world. Congrats if you are a parent and we salute you. You are doing an amazing job! But even the most vigilant of the parents also make these certain mistakes with medicines that may prove harmful to the child. Medicines are indeed a crucial part of your child’s growing years. Falling sick with flu, cough and cold, children are needed to be administered medications very often.
Vitamin D deficiency is the most common vitamin deficiency that people deal with. However, it is very important for your dental and overall health but owing to the modern lifestyle, avoiding the sun, allergy and adhering a vegan diet puts you at risk of Vitamin D deficiency. Health experts have estimated that an average of 50% of the world is Vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D is made from the cholesterol in our body when the skin is exposed to the sun. It functions as a hormone and we can get it from fatty fish and fortified dairy products. However, diet alone cannot give you the daily dose of Vitamin D, sunlight plays a very important role in Vitamin D synthesis.
Most of us might have had an ear infection at some point in our lives. It is a very common problem and can be treated with medication. Usually, it takes somewhere between 1 to 6 weeks to recover depending on the severity of the infection.
The most common type of ear infection is a middle ear infection (the air-filled section of the ear just behind the eardrum). It can happen due to a bacterial or a viral infection. The inflammation and fluid buildup in the middle ear makes it quite painful.
The current generation suffers most from digestive problems. Indigestion, bloating, flatulence, and constipation, gas; our lifestyle and choice of food we eat is badly messing up with our digestive system. So what can be done to keep our digestive system in top health?
Here are some very simple tips that will help you in improving and maintaining good digestive health
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