Doctor insights on:
Adults Who Reverse Potty Train Themselves
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
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
Easy: Some home schooling is done in as groups, so they have social interaction within the group plus friends in neighborhood and activities such as sports etc. ...Read more
Different scenarios: Memory loss is an older person can have several causes. It can be drug induced, mini-strokes, dementias such as alheimers, and generalized brain atrophy. Sometimes memory loss can actually be depression or sleep deprivation. Only a thorough examination can rule out certain diagnosis and help find the cause. Memory loss is not a normal part of aging in a healthy brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't know: This is not a subject I am aware that is followed statistically. Most parents do repeat discipline methods that were used on them as children. Many also do not as they did not like those methods. . Corporal punishment does "work" on children up to age eight . After that it seems to increase negative behavior. Look for nonphysical ways to discipline as they are more effective in the long run. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NOT NECESSARILY: Many parents have a conscience and are ignorant and frustrated and don't know what to do. But it takes courage to ask for help and devulge a problem. And some abusive parents are troubled themselves or addicted to drugs or alcohol. When you speak of humans, each case has to be examined before you know the answers. ...Read more
Testing: Concussions are diagnosed clinically: based on history of injury, current symptoms, and a physical exam. Other tools have been developed and validated to assist in diagnosis (and in determining recovery) such as balance tests and computer-based neurocognitive tests such as impact. Controversy remains and more studies are needed to allow for better diagnosis and recognition of concussions. ...Read more
Varies some: Kids change from a fantasy based brain to a more realistic one around 8, give or take & the imaginary friends & tooth fairy give way to questions about how things work. When this transition occurs, they are mature enough to understand reasoning & consequences based on reasons rather than just rules.They are also capable of planned manipulative behavior at that point where before it may just happen. ...Read more
Hypermetabolic: Critically ill patients are typically hypermetabolic meaning they're requiring large amounts of energy to repair and maintain normal physiologic systems. This energy requires food to replenish or else muscle will be lost to provide energy stores. Even with feeding, many people have a net loss of weight and muscle mass with critical illnesses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not uncommon : Many children with autism, especially when younger and with fewer communication and social skills, are at risk for elopement. There may not experience a sense of danger at leaving or recognize the need to notify others of desire. For some it is such a problem that they need to keep some type of tracking device on. Luckily this will become less an issue for most as they are older. Aba can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mostly verbal: Sports hazing will get a coach fired, but verbal abuse to motivate a player (who may be there only on pressure from parents) is both harmful and ineffective. A smart coach teachers rather than criticizes, and ridicule is counterproductive but happens. Even my own sports hero, joe montana, is on record that competitive athletics should only be for the youngster who wants to participate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 adult sisters who are bipolar constantly argue with everyone,have temper tantrums, make threats to leave. Unfortunately, will stay 1 mo. Strategy?
Tell them your : household rules before they come or as soon as they arrive. Ask them how they'll get their meds refilled while with you. Tell them you love them, but if their mood disorders are not stabilized, you need their doctors to refer & send records to a psychiatrist & psychologist in your town. Discuss what you'll do if their BPD disrupts family function. Get written permission to talk to their doctors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medical school: all medical school students have at least one rotation (typically 1-2 months) of obstetrics and gynecology. During which time they will be involved in the delivery of babies. They may or may not be the one to actually deliver the baby, but they will certainly be a part of the delivery. In med school I delivered a LOT of babies! ...Read more
Absolutely: Chilldren learn by modeling the behavior of those around them. Living with parents whom are addicted; this is what they see and know. They see how their parents cope with life, deal with feelings and deal with others, which are all usually dysfunctional in someone with an addiction. There is also a genetic component to addiction as well. These children may take on unhealthy roles, can't be "kids". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Parents should "reward" their kids for what the kids enjoy. Forcing a child to do something because the parents desire it is not healthy for either party. ...Read more
Does 5-9 hours gymnastics stunted children growth? My children loves gymnastics but I am afraid to send them to more intensive training. They currently do 1-2 hours/week only.
Gymnastics: it is not necessarily the number of hours per week spent doing gymnastics. Issues with growth revolves around less than adequate nutrition intake during the optimal periods of childhood growth, while performing gymnastics. Adequate caloric intake, of healthy foods, is of utmost importance. A discussion with your pediatrician, or HealthTap prime consult, can help lay out more instructions for you. ...Read more
Wondering who will pay bills for our kids if they get sick in their 30s? If chronic disease, will disability kick in?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How to potty train a toddler who has ocd?
- Need potty train toddler
- Use of underwear to potty train
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Easiest way to potty train
- How to potty train a retarded child?
- How to potty train a deaf child?
- How to potty train a blind child?
- Talk to a pediatrician online