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Doctor insights on: Chemical Energy Activities For Kids

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Can you tell me how could i get energy to work out with two kids?

Can you tell me how could i get energy to work out with two kids?

Not work - play!: You have to envision your work out time differently - not as "work" time for you, but rather "play" time for you. Try to incorporate some of your exercise routine into playtime with your kids. Go biking with them, go for a hike with them in tow, go to the park and climb on the equipment . Jump rope while they play in the sandbox...it takes care of fun time with your kids and activity for you! ...Read more

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How can I get my child to be more calm. He is five and is full of energy?

How can I get my child to be more calm. He is five and is full of energy?

Control activities: Keep him busy with some activity that makes him tired and follow with time of calmness. Learn how to harness his energy. ...Read more

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What can I do as a 40 yr old male to get energy & strength back. I've been sluggish lately @ all activities.?

What can I do as a 40 yr old male to get energy & strength back. I've been sluggish lately @ all activities.?

Exercise: The first thing is to make sure you don't have any medical issues sapping your energy. You can also have low energy from depression. If none of these issues are present, an excellent intervention is overcoming inertia and doing 4-5 days/week of exercise. Exercise should be a routine part of your day just like working. Exercise increases energy even though it takes energy to do it. ...Read more

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What effects will drinking high energy drinks have on kids?

What effects will drinking high energy drinks have on kids?

Many effects: Long term we don't know. But because of the high caffeine content of these drinks one can get sleep deprivation, nervousness, high blood pressure and rapid. Heart beat as well as cardiac arrhythmias. ...Read more

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Are energy drinks okay for kids?

Are energy drinks okay for kids?

No: Caffeine is dangerous for kids, and not particularly healthy for adults either. ...Read more

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I'm 27 with three kids ages seven four and three but i haven't got no energy i don't want get up?

I'm 27 with three kids ages seven four and three but i haven't  got no energy  i don't want get up?

See your doctor: It is impossible to know why you are fatigued without more information. It could be so many things-sleep quantity/quality, diet, iron level, hormone imbalance, infection, depression, just to name a few. Please see your gp for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My 19 mth son gets a spurt of crazy energy at 6-7pm every NT where he literally runs around in circles . What r some safe indoor activities he can do?

My 19 mth son gets a spurt of crazy energy at 6-7pm every NT where he literally runs around in circles . What r some safe indoor activities he can do?

Energy spurt: If you get him all keyed you may have trouble getting him to sleep at a decent hour. Reading to him is an excellent activity as is singing to him. A warm bath is also very helpful. ...Read more

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Must I deny my child have energy drinks or sports drinks?

Must I deny my child have energy drinks or sports drinks?

Yes: There is no reason for a child to drink energy drinks. Sports drinks are unnecessary most of the time and typically have too much sugar. ...Read more

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How can I help my child avoid a mid-morning energy crash at camp?

How can I help my child avoid a mid-morning energy crash at camp?

Watch the carbs: Starting the morning with simple carbs sweet cereals, bagels, pancakes and syrup etc raise Insulin levels and later cause low blood sugar ....The crash. Complex carbs like oatmeal grains, lean meat/protein, eggs cheeses are great. If there must be sugar always eat a protein, lean meat etc so the low blood sugar later does not go as low to avoid the crash. ...Read more