Clara can't speak, but her smile says it all. The 4-year-old was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome a few months after she was born and, because of this, one of the barriers she faces every day is the absence of speech. However, thanks to technology, he has regained his voice, or rather, the ability to communicate with his family.
Category Childhood illnesses
They are known as rare diseases because they affect a small sector of society. A disease is considered rare when it affects less than 5 people in every 10,000 inhabitants. We cannot look the other way and we do have to talk about them and get to know them. In this article we delve into Williams syndrome, its symptoms, its treatment, and its diagnosis.
Gastroenteritis is a viral disease that is transmitted by contact and causes diarrhea and vomiting in the sufferer, sometimes it is also called the stomach flu. If you have ever suffered from gastroenteritis, you already know how easy it is to become dehydrated during the early stages of the disease and how the body is.
The coronavirus pandemic changed our lives completely, since we not only had to isolate ourselves in our homes, doing quarantine, but also carry out a series of preventive measures to avoid the spread of the virus between the same family and with other people outside her. Among these measures: wear a mask to reduce contagion.
The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), which seriously affects the respiratory system and has claimed the lives of thousands of people, children, adults and the elderly, around the world, has been confused with other diseases related to the lungs, such as Atypical pneumonia. Their symptoms are very similar but there are some differences that indicate the diagnosis to patients and that we should know about.
There are simple diseases that affect only one part of the body, but others are more complex and can present with very varied symptoms such as fever, red eyes, swelling of the tongue and lips and a skin rash, as occurs in the disease of Kawasaki, but what really is Kawasaki disease?
Vitamin D is key for the proper growth of children and its lack can lead to problems for children's bone health. They are obtained mainly through the sun, but the diet can also be a source of vitamin D. What happens when you do not get enough vitamin D? What childhood illnesses are derived from a vitamin D deficiency?
Maintaining and improving lung capacity is very important for the health of our children and for our own. You just need to find a little time and learn how to do these five exercises at home to strengthen your lungs, and avoid diseases such as bronchitis, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, etc.
Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic auntoimmune disease, a type of pathology that is produced by a disorder in our defense system, in such a way that antibodies attack tissues and organs. How does lupus affect children and adolescents? Remember that the immune system defends our body from foreign agents (antigens), such as viruses or bacteria, that can attack it, but in this case, it attacks the body itself and produces a reaction very painful inflammatory disease, for those who suffer from this disease.
The body has a defense system called the immune or immune system that acts as a protective shield against everything that can attack it and keeps it healthy, but sometimes that system that defends us becomes aggressive against the cells, organs or healthy tissues of any part of the body and produces diseases called autoimmune.
Who in his life has not suffered from a sore throat? Throat diseases are very common, especially in childhood (2 to 7 years) and sore throat is a typical symptom of those diseases that affect that area. Among those most frequent diseases we can mention: tonsillitis and pharyngitis, produced by viral agents (more frequently) or by bacteria.
If your child has symptoms of colds and colds, and you want to remedy them at home, you can apply some natural and home remedies that we suggest. Is that this type of symptoms is one of the concerns of parents is to relieve their children when they are sick. It's those times when children wake up with a coughing fit, their throat hurts or their fever rises suddenly and we can't see the doctor until the next day.
Rest, exercise regularly, wash your hands, maintain good oral hygiene, or not share food and utensils with other people are keys to having a strong immune system. Food also plays an important role. Do you want to know what children should eat to strengthen the immune system?
The kiss is an expression of affection, affection and love towards loved ones and when it comes to our children, it causes us to & 39; eat them with kisses & 39; as the well-known phrase says. And we not only do it with kisses on the cheeks, forehead, body, but also directly on the mouth, this site being somewhat controversial for many people from a psychological, sexual, religious, cultural and also health point of view.
Vitamins are organic substances present in very small amounts in food, but necessary for metabolism. The human being needs 13 vitamins in his body to be healthy, (A, B, C, D, E, K) most of them are obtained in food. In case of not receiving an adequate diet, the body can present deficiencies or deficiencies of these vitamins causing that the organism does not respond equally and can produce certain complications.
Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus virus or COVID 19, the population of different countries is being asked to remain in quarantine in the event of any symptoms. It is an exceptional average that is causing many inquiries to the population, hence from Guinfantil.com we want to provide you with some tips to quarantine for coronavirus at home.
Have you ever had a laughing fit so bad that you almost passed out? Are you one of the people who gets excited or startled easily? Well imagine that the same thing happened to you but with a minimal laugh or a slight feeling of fear or fright. It sure would be a problem right? That is exactly what happens to people who suffer from a disease called cataplexy.
It is no secret to anyone that we are exposed to a wide variety of infections worldwide. A clear example is that today the famous coronavirus strikes us. It is true that it is a highly contagious disease, but there are very simple measures that apparently not everyone knows about them and those who know do not apply them.
Being well informed about the coronavirus, recently renamed COVID-19, is the best way to avoid its spread and, in the case of having it, to overcome this disease that in many cases passes like a normal flu. There are many questions about this new virus, such as what are the tests to know if I have coronavirus, and therefore, from Guianfantil.
Hydrocephalus is a Greek word that means excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain. This excess fluid causes abnormal dilation of the spaces (ventricles) in the brain, causing great damaging pressure on the brain tissues.Acquired hydrocephalus can affect people of all ages and can be caused by an injury or a developed disease at the time of birth.
Any child (and adult) must take care of their diet, but when some type of alteration or problem occurs in the body, the measures that must be taken around the child's diet are extreme. There are children with thyroid problems (hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism). How should the diet be in each of the cases?