Children health

Low-Carb Diet in Children – Safety and Role in Obesity

By Dr Lata Bhat , Pediatrics Dietary plans for minimizing the amount of carbohydrates are in trend. Keeping in mind that there is no official meaning of a low-carb diet, most suggestions include controlling or dispensing with a few or all grains, organic products, fruits and vegetables. Pre-teens and youths…

Having A Tough Time Dealing With Your Aggressive Child?

By Dr. Mansi Arya, Homeopathy As parents, few situations are more difficult to deal with when you have a child who is aggressive toward other children. It can be embarrassing as well as frightening when your child bites, hits, scratches or kicks to get his or her way. It’s not uncommon for…

Gluten Free Diet in Children: Benefits and Risks

By Dr Kalpesh Patil, Pediatrics Gluten is a general name of the mixture of proteins found in wheat and related grains, including barley, rye, oat, and all their species and hybrids such as durum, emmer, semolina, spelt, farina and einkorn etc. Gluten is said to help foods maintain body shape and acts…

Homeopathy for Children Ailments

By Dr Anju Vohra , Homeopathy Many of the most common illnesses of childhood can be quickly and effectively treated at home with homeopathic medicines. The homeopathic approach is growing in popularity as an alternative treatment for hyperactivity in children. Homeopathy is gaining recognition in the conventional field of medicine and has…

Treating ADHD in Children

By Dr Kalpesh Patil , Pediatrics ADHD is an abbreviation for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This problem manifests in the form of excessive activity and attention problems or difficulty in concentrating. It is between the ages of six and twelve that the symptoms begin to appear and are usually present for around…