Is Your Child Struggling Academically? What Parents Should Know About ADHD

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) causes a person to lack the focus needed to complete tasks and interferes with learning. A child with ADHD is not slow or unintelligent, they just need help to overcome the obstacles this condition creates. If parents suspect a child has ADHD, they can ask their doctor about how to diagnose the child during a school physical exam. Parents must understand the basics of ADHD to seek the right help for their child. Read More 

Pain When You Play: Musicians, See A Rheumatologist

Instrumental musicians like you know pain. The repeated strumming, fretting, bowing, and beating takes a toll on your body after a while. As a musician, you also know when the pain isn't routine and when the stiffness won't go away with relaxation and ice. A recent study found that among the musicians the study evaluated, 64% of them had developed musculoskeletal disorders. Generally, the injuries were related to the stresses caused by playing a particular instrument, with arthritis, carpal tunnel, tendonitis, and pinched nerves being the most common ailments. Read More 

FAQs About Water Births From First-Time Moms

Every pregnant woman has a lot of decisions to make. And the first time you are pregnant, making these decisions is hard since you don't have a very good idea of what to expect. The best thing you can do for yourself is to ask questions and then seek answers. This applies to the matter of water birth — a birth choice that you may be wondering about. Here are some FAQs about water births that first-time moms often have. Read More 

Have Red And Itchy Skin? You May Have Atopic Dermatitis

If you have red and itchy skin, this can be due to many things. One of these things is atopic dermatitis. This usually affects children, but it can also affect adults. Below are some of the symptoms of atopic dermatitis disease and treatment options available for you. Atopic Dermatitis Symptoms The main symptom of atopic dermatitis is a rash that is red and itchy. There is no cure for this disease, and it is chronic, which means it can last a long time. Read More