It is important to be able to differentiate between stress and anxiety. Stress is mostly due to a specific reason but anxiety is more out of imaginary and futuristic thoughts.
"Kids have different face shapes, as the bones and tissues are still growing, and hence to find a perfect fit is not possible every time. This can be taken care of by cloth masks. Masks for children should have strips to tie rather than elastic."
Five months ago, no one would have imagined sports competitions without a live audience, and online sports classes as part of the school curriculum.
Duration of transfusion depends on the blood part used, it is maximum for red cells and minimum for platelets.
One-third of couples experiencing fertility problems struggle to conceive due to the man's fertility; for another third it's due to the woman's fertility, and for another third the infertility remains unexplained.
The most important thing before going ahead with IVF is to be prepared. Talk with your doctors and schedule your initial consultation, appoint a nutritionist, meet with a fertility counsellor who can prepare you for the road ahead.
The survival rates for many childhood brain tumours, especially low grade astrocytomas and medulloblastomas, have improved over the last two decades and almost 60-70 per cent of them become long-term survivors.
'It is because of more sunlight and vitamin D and, therefore, better fertility. Sunlight is associated with happiness, which in turn is associated with less stress.'
Avoid touching things and then touching your face with unwashed hands, always carry a hand sanitiser with you. Maintain a distance of at least six feet from people you see at the hospital.
'Most cases of clubfoot are successfully treated with nonsurgical methods that may include a combination of initial stretching, weekly casting and finally, bracing.'
Smoking, active or passive, can affect new mothers whether or not they are lactating, said Dr Bakshi. She said nicotine, when it is inside the body, can lead to the constriction of blood vessels.
When it comes to children, second-hand smoke is incredibly damaging, dangerous and detrimental.
World No Tobacco Day 2020: Infertility rates in both male and female smokers are about twice the rate of infertility found in non-smokers.
Before we even attempt to help our children deal with their fears and anxieties we must always remember to work through our own apprehensions, fears and negativities first.
Let’s take a look at some of the most recommended nutritional secrets for new mothers that address common concerns at both the physical and psychological levels.
This Menstrual Hygiene Day, we asked a doctor some FAQs on what a teenager ought to know when she is starting her periods.
This is a question that concerns almost every woman who has been detected with PCOS as it is one of the leading causes of female infertility. The problem can be easily tackled by adapting to healthy lifestyle modifications and simple medication.
'Parents should not delay potty training beyond 18 months.'
For the study, researchers used a blend of basil, bay leaf, pepper, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, ginger, oregano, parsley, red pepper, rosemary, thyme and turmeric.
Place the digital media at least 18 to 24 inches away from your child. Encourage them to hold it at this distance when watching the screen in an appropriately illuminated space.
Blood in toddler stool is mostly caused by anal fissures, due to constipation. Blood due to fissure isn’t generally serious and can be treated at home.
'If already pregnant, a woman will be put on a blood-thinning injection for the entire duration of the pregnancy.'
Providing our children with healthy food, habits and environment goes a long way in ensuring that these ailments are short and not frequent.
Some symptoms which you should be aware of in the event of a high blood pressure emergency are headaches, seizures, vomiting, chest pains, a pounding heartbeat, palpitations, and shortness of breath.
Practise these simple techniques by slowly keeping your awareness on your breath, and under the guidance of a certified yoga instructor.