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My 2-year old child is not speaking yet, should I be worried?

2020-08-10T13:01:35+00:00Categories: Kids, Uncategorized, Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Parents are often excited about the moments when kids reach the respective developmental milestones as they grow up. But when your child does not speak even after completing 2 years of age, it becomes a subject of worry. Is your child able to listen to sounds? Can your child understand what you are saying? Can [...]

My child always fails in exams, should I be worried?

2020-08-10T05:30:08+00:00Categories: Health, Kids, Uncategorized, Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Does your child have difficulty in understanding basic concepts? Is your kid unable to read a statement in one-go without interruptions? It is possible your child has difficulty in learning, that is, he/she may have a Learning Disability. What is a Learning Disability? A child with learning disability has a problem in either taking in [...]

How to use Digital Media for education safely?

2020-08-10T13:04:28+00:00Categories: Headache, Health, Kids, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Online Classes have become a trend now. Right from nursery to college going students, everyone knows how it works. But does this mean it’s harmful for your kids to be exposed to the mobile or laptop screens almost 5 to 6 hours a day? Can continuous gaming prove to be fatal? Well, this article will [...]

How to reduce TV addiction in children?

2020-08-09T13:35:53+00:00Categories: Headache, Health, Kids, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Nowadays, parents complaint about their children getting addicted to the Idiot Box, commonly called as the 'Television' or 'TV'. Especially currently during the lockdown, this issue is a prime concern of most parents. How serious is this issue? The parent's concerns are not wrong at all, because over-exposure to screens can cause health issues like [...]

NEONATAL SEIZURES

2018-07-29T17:40:34+00:00Categories: Epilepsy, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

NEONATAL SEIZURES   Definition of Neonatal Seizures A stereotypic, paroxysmal spell of altered neurologic function (behavior, motor, and/or autonomic  function) Neonatal period limited to : - first 28 days for term infants - 44 weeks gestational age for pre-term First sign of neurological dysfunction Powerful predictors of long-term cognitive and developmental impairment Frequency Incidence of [...]

Hydrocephalus (Water in Brain)

2018-06-16T15:07:03+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

Hydrocephalus (Water in Brain) Hydrocephalus is an abnormal build-up of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles inside the brain. The brain spaces (ventricles) are fluid-filled spaces in the brain.   CSF circulates in the ventricles inside the brain, to the outside of the brain, and around the spinal cord. If CSF flow becomes blocked, it [...]

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

2018-06-16T14:42:34+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY   Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of inherited diseases that are characterized by weak muscles that get progressively weaker with age. MD mainly affects the skeletal muscles. In some types of MD the heart muscle is affected. In others, mental ability may be reduced. In late stage MD, fat and connective tissue [...]

Brain MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

2018-06-16T14:21:08+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Brain MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Magnetic resonance imaging (BRAIN MRI) is a way of taking pictures of the inside of the body without X-rays. MRI uses a strong magnet to make the pictures. This is called an MRI scan. MRI Brain is imaging of brain.   An MRI scan is fairly noisy but does not [...]

SSPE- Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

2018-07-29T18:01:58+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

SSPE- Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis https://www.slideshare.net/AmitVatkar1/sspe-dr-amit-vatkar-pediatric-neurologist   Introduction Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a rare disease of the brain which results in progressive loss of physical and mental skills due to measles viral infection.   What is the cause? SSPE is caused by an unusual response to the measles virus which reactivates in the brain, often [...]

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