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How Do I Know If My Child Is Spending Too Much Time On The Internet
General guideline: Generally, if you have a school age child who is spending more than an hour a day on a school day in front of a screen (internet, tv, video game, smartphone) then they have too much "screen time." excessive screen time is correlated with multiple problems, including problems with school performance and obesity. Turn off the electronics, go outside with your child. Get connected with your kids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sir i have a problem hemihyperophy thats name i get from internet i had symptoms of this hemihyperophy is any problem to my child ?
BWS: Hemihypertrophy is associated with Beckwith Wiedeman Symdrome. This can be associated with other findings as large tongue, Defects in the abdominal wall, enlarged organs ( liver or kidneys) and increase childhood cancer risk. I would have yourself and your child evaluated by a genetics specialist for both diagnostic purposes and assessment of risk for the child. ...Read more
Internet addiction: Internet is the new addiction of our time. It is a serious problem. The child spends endless time clicking every link, site, facebook, y-tube, etc, to the total exclusion of her chores, homework, out side play, and interaction with family or peers and eats her meals beside her computer. That is the addiction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: There is a lot of information on the internet, as well as graphic pictures. Children who are not supervised while using the internet may run across something unexpected and this could be confusing or troubling to them. To help avoid this make sure you discuss appropriate websites for them and keep the computer in a family area where you can supervise the usage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Sneid..I do have a real dr. And do not get
all my info from friends or internet! i spend
alot of time researching everything i say.
RealDoc - AlwaysSelf: For each of us, primary decision maker is always ourselves, for better or worse. We decide what we pay attention to, what we will do, if/who we seek out for help (many options), evaluate advice/assistance (good & bad), what changes we make & we live with the outcomes over time. Others may promote they are in-charge, know more (true or not) but our creator did not put them in charge. Avoid demeans. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you know if ritalin is working precisely ? In the time of studies I am somewhere else searching the internet! i don't feel more focused .
Why do I hiccup all the time? I have looked up the reason for hiccuping on the internet, and most of them say it is caused by dehydration and drinking too much carbonated beverages. I drink a lot of water and rarely drink soda.
And when i hiccup, it neve
See your doctor: Chronic hiccough can be caused by problems affecting the diaphragms, and your doctor should do a complete evaluation. Often, no reason can be found. There have been people who hiccough for many years without a known cause, and then it just stops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am really worried about her she looks at the internet all the time with any ailment re my last question?
Not clear: I am not clear on your question. Please re phrase it. ...Read more
Offer choices: The aap and other groups encourage parents to limit a kids combined "entertainment" television/computer/mobile device use to a total of 2 hours /day. School work is excluded from this total. There are ample ways to lock these sources if a kid is not complying with the limits you decide to set. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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