“Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him.” (Psalms 127:3) Every child has moments of enjoyability and peace, but also stages of impulsive, out of control, and sometimes, irritable behavior. However, for some children, this irritable behavior may be more frequent and severe, possibly interfering with their everyday activities. These children are referred to as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). For the sake of such children, it is important for their parents, friends, and the people in areas where these kids spend a lot of time (church, school, etc.), to know more about ADHD, [...]
By Harina Mattappally|2022-09-13T15:13:38-07:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Health|Comments Off on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Kids
Cute and Chubby, but not Always Healthy Selin Roy, ACNP Kids look so adorable when they are chubby, but it is not good for them in the long run. Increasing number of childhood and adolescent obesity is a public health concern in the United States and worldwide. Obesity has a tremendous impact on both physical and psychological health. It is also associated with several other conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, sleep disturbances, poor self-esteem, and even serious forms of depression. In addition, children with obesity who were followed-up to adulthood were much more likely to suffer [...]
By Selin Roy|2022-08-12T10:27:41-07:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Health|Comments Off on Cute and Chubby, but not Always Healthy
DON'T OVERUSE ANTIBIOTICS,THEY CAN'T GO VIRAL! Bincy Rose Thannickal, RPh A sore throat, cough, throbbing headache, body ache, "oh no!" signs of getting sick! Looking at the busy week ahead, you feel exhausted - this is not the time to get sick! The first thought rushing into your mind is to run to the doctor and get some medicine for a speedy recovery. You cannot be blamed if you thought the doctor would prescribe some antibiotics - the miracle drugs that can cure many ailments. But think twice before taking it and ask yourself, "Do I need it, or [...]
By Bincy Rose Thannickal|2022-07-20T10:37:51-07:00July 15th, 2022|Categories: Health|Comments Off on Don’t OverUse Antibiotics, They Can’t Go Viral!