The common cold is most often caused by a class of viruses called rhinoviruses. This nasty seasonal illness comes with symptoms of a runny nose, sneezing and coughing. Occurring particularly in the fall and winter, this seven- to 10-day condition impacts seniors, adults, teens, children and even babies. How does the virus work? What
Asthma is a common chronic respiratory condition in children. It can cause a host of symptoms that range from narrowed, mucus-filled airways, coughing, and wheezing to chest tightness, decreased blood oxygenation, and skin pallor. Asthma is a common cause of missed school days and last-minute changes in family plans and activities. Fortunately, you and your
Although it is called the common cold, treatment should be anything but common when this viral infection affects your child. You must want something compelling so your youngster is comfortable and recovers quickly. Let’s discuss some guidelines from your pediatricians in Purchase, NY, on how to navigate a childhood cold. What Is the Common Cold?
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is among the most common neurodevelopmental disorders affecting children in the United States. According to statistics, approximately 388,000 children aged 2–5 years; and some 2.4 million children aged 6–11 years are diagnosed with ADHD. ADHD is also deemed the most extensively researched pediatric mental health condition, and yet, there has
Your first visit to the pediatrician is stressful, not only for you as the parent but for your child too. But trips to see the pediatrician are necessary to ensure your child’s healthy growth and development. And developing a good rapport with your child’s pediatrician will go a long way toward decreasing the stress level
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