ADHD is a chronic disorder that affects millions of children and often persists into adulthood. Impulsive behavior, inattention and hyper activeness are some of the problems that are related to ADHD. Children with this disorder struggle with low self-esteem, poor performance in school and troubled relationships.
An ADHD diagnosis can be scary, and the symptoms can be challenging for parents and children. The majority of ... more
When a person breathes in mold spores, the immune system overreacts if he/she has a respiratory mold allergy. A cascade of reactions that lead to allergy symptoms is triggered by this reaction. Mold allergy can make the eyes of the patient itch, make him/her cough and cause other symptoms that make the patient miserable, just like other respiratory allergies. Mold allergy is linked to asthma and exposure causes restricted breathing and other ... more
There’s no specific disease called dementia; rather, there is a group of symptoms that describe as affecting intellectual and social abilities harshly enough to hamper daily performance. Conditions or changes in the brain cause dementia and there are different types of dementia depending on the cause. Alzheimer is the most common type.
Memory loss is usually connected with dementia, but memory loss alone doesn’t ... more
A very large dose of radiation received over a short period of time (acute) can cause damage to the body known as radiation sickness, acute radiation syndrome, radiation poisoning or acute radiation. The absorbed dose, which is the amount of radiation absorbed by the body, determines how sick one will be.
Radiation sickness isn’t caused by X-ray examinations and such common exposures to low-dose ... more
Multiple parts of the body, such as the face, ears, eyes, bones, heart and joints may be affected by this inherited disorder known as Stickler syndrome, which is also called hereditary progressive arthro-ophthalmopathy. A gene mutation that affects the formation of a connective tissue called collagen is what causes this syndrome. Stickler syndrome is usually diagnosed in young children.
In case a child has been diagnosed with Stickler ... more
Penicillin allergy is an overreaction by your immune system to penicillin and related antibiotics. If you have a penicillin allergy, your reaction to taking the antibiotic may range from a rash to anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening condition.
Penicillin allergy is the most common drug allergy. Penicillin antibiotics are widely prescribed for bacterial infections such as strep throat. However, not all unfavorable reactions to ... more