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Does Watching Tv Cause Kids Grades To Drop
S.A.D. Starting already! I TRY stay active in my home but do sit a lot & take breaks watch TV, go nowhere. HOW I FIX this! I'm Miss out on kids/life?
Psychologist.: Depression in the context of seasonal affective disorder is terrible. Hurts both emotionally and physically. Counseling with a psychologist would be your best bet to find a lasting remedy. Medications can help in the short term, but are not an appropriate replacement for counseling. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The american academy of pediatrics recommends that children under 2 years of age not watch any tv at all. Children over 2 years of age should be limited to 1-2 hours of quality programming per day. Your baby will be better off with direct interaction with you and others as the first 2 years are a very critical time for brain development and tv may only serve to get in the way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any truth that reading or watching tv in dim lights will cause the eyesight to deteriorate?
YES!: It has been proven beyond a doubt in medical studies that increased tv time is assciated with obesity, cardiovascular desease, diabetes and other medical problems that arise from sedentary lifestyle. It is not know what effect large amounts of tv have on the developing brains of children, but it is not believed ot harm the brain or cogntive function of adults. ...Read more
Play outside: Your child should always be encouraged to play outside. ...Read more
See below: They watch too much tv and play too many video games in general. ...Read more
Evidence?: Please take them to a park, nature walk, museum or golfing to show them how many other things you are doing.You are doing these other things aren't you? ...Read more
Unanswered: Some studies point to an association, while other see no correlation. The american academy of pediatrics warns against excessive electronic media exposure, but not because of increased adhd, but because of increased aggressiveness in those exposed to too many hours of violent video games or media. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Purpose?: How old are your children? If the images are disturbing to an adult and frightening, imagine what a child might infer. As parents we must feel our children feel safe no matter what the circumstance. What ever you decide to do, try to imagine how it will impact your children. Remember kids do not interpret things as we adults do. ...Read more
Many do, some don't: Many children with autism love to watch tv, videos, and the like, and many become obsessed with specific shows or movies, some even memorizing dialogue and repeating it over and over. I recommend no more than 2 hours per day of screen time, which includes, tv, videos, video games, computer use, and smart phone use. It's best to encourage kids to interact with real people, not people on a screen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yesterday I was watching tv and my body just goes fully numb like im going to fall over from numbness what could cause this sensation?
A lot of causes: Numbness is a very non specific symptoms, meaning from a variety of causes---i presumed it was temporary?Short lived?It could be related to electrolyte or vitamin deficiency, change bp, anxiety, medications, substances, then multiple sclerosis, migraine, neuropathy if recurrent need to be checked by doctor--you need to MAP the area of numbness. ...Read more
What causes sharp electrical pain in a tooth? It happens 3 times in a row then the tooth is sensitive, usually when I'm sitting watching TV at night.
Absolutely: More then 2 hours of screen time computer games, text, tv, etc during school year is detrimental. Sports are the best way to go for healthy mind and body, gets kids to build cardiovascular and muscle tone at crucial ages. If not into sports walk, run, bottom line is move ur body. ...Read more
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