Many parents associate a love of cooking with a love and appreciation of food. For some children with anorexia nervosa, a love of cooking may have nothing to do with a desire to prepare and consume a tasty meal. Understanding why some children with anorexia insist on preparing their own meals is an important part of identifying your child's condition and getting your child the help he or she needs.
Orthodontic treatment is necessary for some children and early intervention can prevent your child's teeth from needing extensive repairs and restoration later on in life. When you think of the word orthodontics, what comes to mind? If you are thinking braces, then you are on the right track. The American Association of Orthodontics recommends that children should visit an orthodontist by the time they are age seven. At this age, the first two front permanent teeth are typically grown in and an orthodontist can evaluate whether or not the child will need braces.
Whether your child requires a prosthetic limb due to a congenital abnormality or due to a traumatic injury or illness, there will be challenges that will need to be overcome. Some of those challenges may involve battles over when to wear the prosthesis. Here are some tips that will help you encourage your child to wear their prosthesis. Use a Reward System When you were trying to potty train your child, you may have employed a reward system.
The absolute worst time to discover a life-threatening bee sting allergy is when you or a loved one has just been stung. At this point, your only course of action is calling 911 and heading to the nearest emergency room. Here's what you need to know about allergy testing and being prepared for a life-threatening event. Step One: Get an Allergy Test If you have a family history of severe allergic reactions, or you or your child has shown a systemic reaction to bee stings in the past, getting a formal test from an allergist is a good place to start.
When you do to the dermatologist for a regular checkup, or because you noticed something strange like a new mole or other such skin issues, the last thing you expect or want to hear is that you have skin cancer. However, skin cancer is far more common than most people would think. Around 5 million people in the United States receive treatment for skin cancer every year, after all. What is less common is a diagnosis of Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare and aggressive form of skin cancer.