Undergoing facial surgery requires considerable thought and even more so when it involves children having the procedure. Top paediatric otolaryngology, cleft lip and palate surgeon, Miss Louisa Ferguson has put together an informative introduction to the topic for parents and guardian wanting to know more.
Headaches can affect children in many ways, causing a huge disruption to the child's daily routine and overall wellbeing. Dr Basheer Peer-Mohamed, walks us through some of the most common causes of headaches in children, how to treat them and when you should consider taking your child to a doctor.
It is important that your children's vaccines are given on time to protect your child from certain diseases such as Hepatitis B and measles amongst many more. We spoke to one of our expert paediatricians Dr Martin Gray all about vaccinations and why it's necessary to keep your little one up to date with them.
If your child is wheezing, finding it difficult to breathe and has a mild fever, it could be a case of bronchiolitis. We spoke to one of our leading paediatricians Dr Pramod Nair about the respiratory virus, including whether it is a serious condition, how to recognise it and how it can be treated.
PoTS is a condition that usually affects children after the onset of puberty, causing them to experience a drastically increased heart rate and dizziness when in an upright position. These symptoms can limit your child’s ability to perform regular day-to-day activities and impair their overall quality of life. Dr Pramod Nair, a highly experienced paediatrician, explains more about it and how you can treat it.
In Dr Inyang Takon's recent article she highlighted what the exact signs and symptoms of Tourette syndrome. We spoke to her again for guidance on out how to manage Tourette syndrome and how to differentiate it from conditions such as ADHD and OCD. In this article she shares some top tips for parents raising children with Tourette's.
There are many preconceived ideas about what Tourette syndrome is. We wanted to find out exactly what this syndrome is, the signs and what causes it. We spoke to Dr Inyang Takon who is an expert consultant paediatrician, she clarified for us what traits can be found in someone who has this condition and how common it is.
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To keep your children entertained and learning while they are at home, we've put together a list of 20 fun activities, learning resources and old-school games for parents to offer their kids while they face the coming weeks out of school.
Anaemia can cause your child to have low energy levels and can even cause breathlessness. We spoke with Dr Kishor Tewary, a leading consultant paediatrician, to find out how common this condition is. He let us know what causes it and shared some top tips on how it can be treated.
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a very common illness in children and one that parents need to be aware of. If a UTI is not diagnosed and treated, it can sometimes affect the kidneys. Dr Kishor Tewary, a leading paediatrician, explains to us what the key symptoms of a UTI are in children and infants, and how they can be prevented.