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How Can I Calm Myself Down My Kid Enrages Me
Every parent!: I have two singles and a set of non-dentical twins. Yes, i've felt enraged with some activities, but if brought up right, this should be rare. If you believe you have rage issues, then you should talk with a family counselor and see a psychiatrist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No drug is "best": There are several antidepressants and even more anti-anxiety drugs available. The "best" for one person may not be the best for another. Doctors select treatments based on a person's unique symptom profile, past experience with medications, other medical issues they may have, and so forth. If one drug were always the best, then everyone would get that one. It doesn't work that way. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been prescribed duramine today for weight loss and I'm worried about the side effects can u take a calmative like dolaseds to help with sleep?
Increasing drugs: sets a bad pattern. For that matter, drugs for weight loss set a bad pattern and REBOUND WEIGHT is found in nearly everyone on weight pills finding what is making one obese and dealing with it by AVOIDING, SUBSTITUTING or TRANSCENDING (changing overall context) would be better http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ a book on this. ...Read more
Structure: All kids are hyper. They all need to explore, and do things, play, run and get in trouble some how. Depending on the age of the child, keep him occupied, turn the tv off, engage him in different activities where he can run, jump and play. Kids learn when they play. If you have structure, kids know what comes next and they are less fidgety. Set limits and expectations, maybe not so hyper after. ...Read more
Consistency: There are lots of non-medical things you can do to help a child with adhd. Schedules are important with these kids. Getting plenty of rest really helps. Setting up expectations as well as consequences is essential. Despite some parents best efforts this is not enough. You may wish to consult your doctor about further treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For an assessment : of the child's developmental needs & toilet-training readiness, if < 3 yrs. old, call Pam Barton, Franklin County Help Me Grow Coordinator at (614) 227-9860. If 3-5 yrs. old, call Lynn Brannon, Director of Early Childhood Special Education at (614) 542-4106. At the same time, call (614) 355-8080 for an evaluation at the Down Syndrome Clinic, Nationwide Children's Hospital, (614) 355-8080. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quiet, dark: Routine, routine, routine, as similar every night as possible. The environment should ideally become progressively more dark and quiet beginning as early as dinner. Avoid stimulating tv shows or video games. Limit sugars and eliminate any caffeine. Bathing just before bed can help. As with adults, separating stressful events, like frustrating homework, from bedtime can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many criteria: 1. Epicanthic folds give the superficial impression of mongoloid appearance. 2. A staight across palmar crease like that of an ape so it is called a symian crease.3. Obvious developmental delay.4.Often a tongue that seems to be too big for mouth. ...Read more
Early Intervention: Programs for infants with DS accelerate attainment of motor, communication, self-help/adaptive & cognitive skills through OT, PT, cognitive, behavioral & Speech/Language Therapy from 0-3, then Early Childhood Special Education beginning at age 3 + individual therapies, if possible. Ask teachers & therapists what skills your child has mastered, what he's ready to do next & how to motivate him. ...Read more
DS Phenotype: flattened face, upward-slanting eyes, skin folds at inner corners of eyes, transverse palmar crease, & more. Many have congenital anomalies of the heart, intestine, skeletal system & other organs, along with hearing loss, vision problems & certain blood & neurological disorders. Intellectual Disability is usually mild-moderate. Guidelines for medical & developmental care are well-established. ...Read more
Yes: Most often, down's syndrome, or trisomy 21, occurs in women over the age of 35 and increases with age. For people at risk, there are definitive diagnostic tests (cvs and amniocentesis) that can confirm or rule out a chromosomal abnormality. Also, most states offer comprehensive screening tests that inform patients whether they are at increased or decreased risk of carrying a down's syndrome baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Let them lead: A great way to be friends with kids with any disabling condition is to let them be the leader. SO much of their lives are spent with people telling them do this or that, or don't do this or that. Let them pick what to do, even if it's not one of your favorite things, and then do it with joy with them. Keep things simple. They also love tactile communication, so lots of hugs and high fives! ...Read more
Not exactly: Roseola is most commonly caused by a virus called hhv-6 (human herpes virus-6, and you can only get this illness once. There are, however several look alike illnesses caused by different virus groups including hhv-7, enteroviruses, adenoviruses, and parainfluenza viruses that can closely resemble roseola and would fool most anyone. ...Read more
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