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Doctor insights on: Activities To Teach Body Parts To Preschoolers

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What kinds of healthy food that helps students studying and strengthen their memory and make them more amenable to accommodate their school lessons?

What kinds of healthy food that helps students studying and strengthen their memory and make them more amenable to accommodate their school lessons?

I'd love to know: Hard to say, but the mediterranean diet seems healthy and protects against many eventual problems, such as heart disease and stroke. Would avoid junk foods, sugars, candy, soft drinks of any kind, but maybe increase lean protein, and encourage exercise and avoidance of smoking, alcohol, and recreational drugs. ...Read more

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Watching porn can be affecting intelectual capability, ability to learn new things or memory?

Watching porn can be affecting intelectual capability, ability to learn new things or memory?

Porn: Not necessarily porn, but any video watching or other behavior that becomes "addictive" can impact life negatively. One may stay up too late, miss appointments, not be responsible, etc. Please keep an eye on that. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to maintain body physique in busy schedule

How to maintain body physique in busy schedule

Little things: With very busy schedules, it's near impossible to find an hour to work out each day. I suggest starting with small, high intensity workouts - 10-15 minutes where you do a brisk jog or rug, something to get your heart rate up and break a sweat. Also little things like taking the stairs, walking across the parking lot, and having healthy snacks really does add up and make a difference. ...Read more

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What skills can families teach to young children to ensure they are healthy later in life?

What skills can families teach to young children to ensure they are healthy later in life?

Several: Basic hygiene lessons on hand washing after toileting, brushing teeth everyday, healthy foods, water vs soda and get out and play. Don't forget safety talks about seat belts, strangers, social media caution. Limit TV/Screen time to no more than 2 hours a day. http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/healthy-habits-mothers-should-teach-kids#1 ...Read more

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Do they teach sexual and health education in school to all the kids anymore?

Do they teach sexual and health education in school to all the kids anymore?

I hope so: I would like to think so. But if they do, it's not working very well! ...Read more

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What can police officers do to relieve their stress and keep their body and mind healthy?

What can police officers do to relieve their stress and keep their body and mind healthy?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more

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Can weight watchers allow kids to come to the meetings with parents?

Can weight watchers allow kids to come to the meetings with parents?

Yes: Weight watchers does allow children to attend visits. If you are looking for your child to attend the weight loss program him/ herself, you would need a statement from your doctor granting medical clearance for your child to participate in such a program. ...Read more

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How can you strengthen the part of the brain that controls language so that it's easier to learn new languages?

How can you strengthen the part of the brain that controls language so that it's easier to learn new languages?

Learning langauges: One thing that helps to learn languages is to practice. Your brain may use multiple areas to learn a language. Different areas help you read, write, listen to and speak. If you use them all it should help with your language learning. ...Read more

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How much should we urge activity director to involve elderly parent in events at the home?

How much should we urge activity director to involve elderly parent in events at the home?

It Depends: I can see how one could have mixed feelings about this. On the one hand, we all want our parents taken cared of and payed attention to. On the other hand, we don't want to wind up in an adversarial relationship with those who we want/need on our side. Also, it matters what else could be done and the time needed. There are different degrees of urging and sometimes unsolicited advice doesn't work. ...Read more

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How to bring out values through activities with children?

How to bring out values through activities with children?

Spend time with them: Spend time with your children every day, show them that you love and care for them. Teach them through your own actions how to behave appropriately. Show them how to be kind and considerate to others. It's not just about telling them what to do. Your actions speak louder than words! ...Read more

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How to potty train your challenged child?

How to potty train your challenged child?

You can't make him!!: First be sure your child is ready. Get a potty chair to practice. Ask your child to let you know when the diaper is wet or dirty. Set aside some time for the process, catch the child in the act of pooping, offer small rewards, never force a child but you can coax him/her gently.Never punish and have patience, it will happen. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to send kids to school yearround?

Is it healthy to send kids to school yearround?

Many do this: This in part depends upon what you consider "school". Many attend school like summer learning sessions and some camps are run like schools. There is no documented health effects either good or bad for such activity and kids usually do well with whatever they are presented. ...Read more

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Do psychiatric medications curb someobes ability to workout aggressively due to changing the brain chemicals?

Do psychiatric medications curb someobes ability to workout aggressively due to changing the brain chemicals?

It's uncertain.: Many would have no effect. Some would probably enhance a workout as you feel a lot less depressed and want to be fit. Some of the antipsychotics can increase appetite and weight substantiailly and that would certainly decrease your ability to workout aggressively. ...Read more

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My child shows fear of going to school.Age is 5.7years.Is not ready to leave classroom for pt and music lessons.No participation in oral sessions?Why?

My child shows fear of going to school.Age is 5.7years.Is not ready to leave classroom for pt and music lessons.No participation in oral sessions?Why?

Anxiety/A, Phobias/P: Part of normal development. 1.Social p: fear of contact with unfamiliar people, social isolation; desire of involvement w/family, familiar peers. 2.Separation a: unrealistic, persistent worries of possible harm befalling primary caregivers, persistent avoidance of being alone, complain distress. 3.School p. 4. Generalized a disorder: worries about future events. Encourage, talk; get counselling. ...Read more

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I need to know what is the mental illness where people desire fully functioning parts of their bodies to be amputated?

I need to know what is the mental illness where people desire fully functioning parts of their bodies to be amputated?

Psychosis too: I agree with my colleague about munchausen's as one possibility. But i've also known people who were very psychotic (such as schizophrenic or schizoaffective) who self-amputated functional body parts. Wanting to remove body parts is not enough to make a diagnosis, so psychiatric consultation is wise in such cases. ...Read more

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What can we do to stop young girls from focusing on their body image > brain?

What can we do to stop young girls from focusing on their body image > brain?

Change society: Society values body image & athletic prowess over mental & artistic capability. Until society changes its priorities, we will continue to struggle in raising our children to value their brain over their brawn. But for those of us w/children, we should make every attempt to praise their mental & artistic achievements and encourage more of the same but not at the expense of obesity. Balance is key! ...Read more

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What is some ways to provide healthy food choices to middle/high school students?

What is some ways to provide healthy food choices to middle/high school students?

Fresh fruit: Fresh fruit such as apples, oranges, bananas or a fresh fruit salad is a good start, its lower in sugar than junk food alternatives and higher in vitamins and minerals than junk food. ...Read more