Vision And School Performance: Answers To Parent's FAQs About Childhood Vision Correction
26 September 2016
Some children struggle in school, and while not all learning problems are vision related, about one child in ten has eye trouble severe enough to affect learning. Parents may misunderstand learning problems that come from eye trouble, so here is an answer guide to common questions that can help you get started.
1. My child has perfect vision, so should I even worry about vision trouble?
Unfortunately, the answer to this question is yes.
Living With Pain Due To Stress: Three Natural Remedies To Battle The Pain Without Prescription Medication
4 July 2016
People who suffer from chronic pain due to stress often turn to medication as their first line of defense. Prescription medication can be very addictive and lead to dependency. If you are fearful of forming this habit, but don't know where to turn for pain relief, there is hope. You can turn to natural and safe solutions to help ease the pain that you have to live with every day. If you don't want to take prescription medications, use the remedies listed below so you can get up and get on with your life before the pain set in.
Meningitis and Oxygen Therapy in Children: Advice for Parents
22 February 2016
Meningitis is a serious disease that causes inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. As well as fever, drowsiness and seizures, meningitis can sometimes cause problems with breathing. If your child develops breathing problems from meningitis, your doctor may prescribe oxygen therapy. Learn more about the effects meningitis can have on a child's breathing and what to expect from oxygen therapy.
Why is oxygen therapy necessary?
Swelling in the meninges (the membranes around the brain) can interfere with a child's nervous system.
3 Questions You May Have If Your Child Was Born With Craniosynostosis
3 February 2016
If you recently had a baby that was born with craniosynostosis, you will probably have a lot of questions about this disorder. While it is not a common occurrence in babies, approximately 1 in 2,500 babies are affected by it. Here are three important things you should understand about this condition.
What Is Craniosynostosis?
Craniosynostosis is a problem with the way the skull forms on a baby. All babies are born with detached bones of the skull, but over time these bones bond together forming one solid bone.