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Doctor insights on: How Does Karate Affect The Physical Growth Of Children

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Is it possible that a child produce too much blood serotonin, does it affect physical growth of children?

Is it possible that a child produce too much blood serotonin, does it affect physical growth of children?

Serotonin and growth: serotonin is a neurotransmitter found in the CNS, and in other tissues as gastrointestinal tract, relation with growth hormone and growth hormone releasing hormone has long been studied, the complex interaction would ultimately affect growth, a clear simple answer to a rather complex question in simple terms cannot be given on this platform ...Read more

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My kid is 6years old. He has started learning karate. Does it effect on his height growth. Someone told me if he does karate his height will be short.

My kid is 6years old. He has started learning karate. Does it effect on his height growth. Someone told me if he does karate his height will be short.

Karate: Karate is a good sport. It does not affect the height negatively. It is a very good trainind to the body and the mind. It teaches kids to follow rules and orders and self control. ...Read more

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In what way is growth and development measured in children?

In what way is growth and development measured in children?

By well-established: Norms for each parameter - length till 2, then height, weight, bmi ; head circumference ; specific body parts - on a standard distribution curve from 5th-95th%ile. Norms also exist for the age range of milestones in all developmental streams for infants ; children too young for standardized testing of iq, processing ; achievement. See healthychildren. Org ; firstsigns. Org. ...Read more

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Which nutrients in food are the most important for physical growth?

Which nutrients in food are the most important for physical growth?

Protein: Above all, increase protein in your diet to support physical growth. That is to say, avoid fats and carbohydrates in the foods you choose. ...Read more

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Could obesity has any effect on children height's growth and increse?

Could obesity has any effect on children height's growth and increse?

Yes: A high percentage of obese children develop medical problems like diabetes early in the adulthood. Parents of obese children should focus on increasing the child's physical activity and limiting access to unhealthy foods. ...Read more

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Is it good for a children of 14 years to do musculation? What about his growth?

Is it good for a children of 14 years to do musculation? What about his growth?

@ 14 lifting weights: Or using machines is fine but not by the coaches, they tend 2 push kids 2 hard. Their growth plates R wide open & easy 2 injure. Best is a REPUTABLE health club & using a program set 2 fit his/ her needs & abilities. This should B under the supervision of an AT-C. Also it is better 2 do more reps with lower weights. Any soreness @ tendon insertion means stop! Swimming is also great. ...Read more

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How can growth and development be measured in children?

How can growth and development be measured in children?

Growth/development: Doctors measure a child's height or length (depending on age), head size, and weight at every well visit and plot it on a standardized chart to tack growth. Doctors also have a set of standardized normal tasks and activities that children should be able to do around specific ages (example: sitting up at age 6 months). Check out this site for more info: http://www. Cdc. Gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment. ...Read more

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What is the scientific study of the patterns of growth in children?

What is the scientific study of the patterns of growth in children?

Epidemiology?: Your question made me think of two things - first the definition of the study of changes/diseases in a population - Epidemiology.
http://www. Who. Int/childgrowth/publications/WHO_growth_charts. Pdf
But if you want an interesting read about the history of the development of the growth charts:
http://www. Who. Int/childgrowth/publications/WHO_growth_charts. Pdf ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are chemicals in our food affecting children's growth and development?

Can you tell me, are chemicals in our food affecting children's growth and development?

Think for yourself: Today's children are taller and healthier than ever before. Evidence that poorly-defined, poorly-understood entities like autism and add respond to limited diet is interesting but remains anecdotal. But go to an old graveyard and see how many people used to die in childhood. What's actually putting children in danger is obesity, lack of exercise, and lack of good parenting. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative to growth hormone injections for children?

Is there an alternative to growth hormone injections for children?

Growth: Not for growth hormone deficiency. There are many potential causes of growth failure and short stature and these can be treated differently. Human growth hormone is fda approved for gh deficiency, is safe, effective, and has been used since 1985. ...Read more

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How does someone's personal growth affect their physical health?

How does someone's personal growth affect their physical health?

Personal Wellness: Congruence between mental health and satisfaction with daily life are highly correlated to well being. When something is impacting the psychological self negatively, the body responds with a sympathetic response and a systemic stress response that lead to ill health. So achieving and maintaining well being defined by the individual is necessary, but the meaning of this varies among people. ...Read more

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Does anyone know where to find a growth chart for children in the u.S.?

Does anyone know where to find a growth chart for children in the u.S.?

CDC: This website should be helpful: http://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/clinical_charts. Htm. ...Read more

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I need advice on what's the effect and importance of proper bone growth in children?

I need advice on what's the effect and importance of proper bone growth in children?

Bone growth: Bones grow regardless of health. What we can do, is put the proper ingredients into our body, to make them strong. A proper amount of Vitamin D and Calcium will make sure of that. 16 ounces of milk, or the equivalent, is recommended. ...Read more

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Good morning Dr! Iam 28 year old boy and iam losing sperm almost 3 to 6 times in a month during night sleeps. 1.)Is it affect my physical growth? 2.

Good morning Dr! Iam 28 year old boy and iam losing sperm almost 3 to 6 times in a month during night sleeps. 1.)Is it affect my physical growth? 2.

No: It is your body just going through some routine maintenance while you sleep. This includes an erection and sometimes release of semen. (you are asleep so won't remember the erection) It has no negative impact on your health or growth. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Growth spurt in children after going gluten free, is that possible?

Growth spurt in children after going gluten free, is that possible?

Depends on situation: Gluten sensitivity (gs) has variable symptoms in the general population. True gs/ intolerance can produce intestinal lesions that result in nutritional deficiencies. Going gluten free can help these lesions to heal and catch up growth is possible. Gs is somewhat difficult to diagnose, as most labs focus only on 3 related antibodies, while gluten can trigger many. See cyrex labs site for info. ...Read more

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Does Atkins diet stunt growth in my children?

Does Atkins diet stunt growth in my children?

Atkins Diet: If done properly, the Atkins is fine. Follow the step by step phases, per the book. I would not recommend it for growing children, unless supervised by a physician, for moderate obesity. ...Read more

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Can starvation in children prevent growth of adult teeth?

Can starvation in children prevent growth of adult teeth?

Sure: Starvation can cause many developmental problems. I am curious as to why you ask about starvation. ...Read more

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Can long distance running stunt growth in children?

Can long distance running stunt growth in children?

Maybe: The effect of running depends on the distance and the age of child. A prepubertal child who runs longs distances and does not maintain adequate nutrition may not have the needed building blocks for growth. A separate issue is the effect on bones as far as density and injury is concerned. Excessive running and loss of necessary body fat will interfere with menstrual cycles in girls. ...Read more

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What amount do children grow each year with growth hormone injection?

What amount do children grow each year with growth hormone injection?

Growth hormone: That varies, from child to child. It can also depend on what problem caused the growth failure. Your doctor will moniter it very closely and might be able to estimate, based on how your child is responding. ...Read more

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What foods would help increase growth hormone levels in children so they'll grow taler?

What foods would help increase growth hormone levels in children so they'll grow taler?

Growth hormone: There are no dietary stimulants for growth hormone production. Optimal nutrition will allow a child to reach his/her genetically determined stature. Adding extra growth hormone will not increase that stature, but only accelerate the rate of attaining that stature. ...Read more

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My physical growth is not so good. I am only 35 kg and 18 year old. And I want to look fit according to my age?

My physical growth is not so good. I am only 35 kg and 18 year old. And I want to look fit according to my age?

See your doctor: If you are female and petite then 35 kg may be fine for you. This question cannot really be addressed without a visit to go over your lifestyle, eating habits, general health etc to provide you with the best answer. Please see your doctor for assistance. ...Read more

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Can running / being physical increase height growth in teens?

Can running / being physical increase height growth in teens?

No: While exercise, especially aerobic, is great, it will not have any effect on height. And, there is nothing you can do to cause an effect on height. ...Read more

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Is it possible to hip dislocated in teenage? How to know if hip dislocated? What are hip dislocation effects? Does it effect children growth?

Is it possible to hip dislocated in teenage? How to know if hip dislocated? What are hip dislocation effects? Does it effect children growth?

Dislocated hip: It is possible to have a hip dislocation as a teenager. You may walk with a limp or possibly be in pain. At your age it may have no more effect on your height. See an orthopedic doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have children if you have congenital growth hormone deficiency?

Is it possible to have children if you have congenital growth hormone deficiency?

Yes: If that's the only hormone deficiency then replacing gh will be helpful. If there are other pituitary hormone deficiencies it becomes more difficult, but still possible. ...Read more

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Hi. I am 25 years old man. I have problem with my testicle growth. I can't even physically look my testicles because there is no apparent sign of testicles now. I have no erection problem. My penis is ok it erects and throw fluid as normal man does. Now I

Hi. I am 25 years old man. I have problem with my testicle growth. I can't even physically look my testicles because there is no apparent sign of testicles now. I have no erection problem. My penis is ok it erects and throw fluid as normal man does. Now I

See a doctor/urology: You might be having undescended testicles where the testicle hide up in the grown, some time it goes up and down, some time it stayed up there, some time it could be in the abdomen, either way you need to see a doctor for proper diagnosis, and to bring the testicles down, it is not safe or healthy to keep it up there, it could affect the growth, and it could becomes cancerous, see urologist please ...Read more

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I am 19 years old, I am physically fit which I do karate 3 hours a week and running everyday. ECG t wave inversion but normal echocardiogram?

I am 19 years old, I am physically fit which I do karate 3 hours a week and running everyday. ECG t wave inversion but normal echocardiogram?

Probably fine but...: The fact that you are so physically active with no problems is great! You are doing an informal exercise stress test 5 times a week. The safest thing to do is to get a formal exercise stress test. Once you pass that, relax! ...Read more

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Did I do something to cause growth spurts (3 inch total) @ 36 & 41? NO other physical changes. Height was the same for yrs; reached adult ht early 20s

Growth: 45 F Pa notes growth spurts at 36 and 41 with 3 inch total. ANS: this is impossible as height fixed when bones stop growing much younger. So issue is how height wax measured. Suspect measurement ertor such as wearing shoes or heels? ...Read more

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Will children with turner syndrome, if not treated with growth hormones jabs, still grow tall naturally?

Will children with turner syndrome, if not treated with growth hormones jabs, still grow tall naturally?

Very unlikely: There are separate growth charts for untreated girls with turner's. The charts clearly show shorter final adultheight compared to regular charts. In fact, every short girl with no other signs/symptoms of turner's, should be evaluated to rule out turner's. ...Read more

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Read online reports that rare genetic disorders can cause noticable growth spurts in 40YO adults w/no other physical changes. What are those disorders?

Read online reports that rare genetic disorders can cause noticable growth spurts in 40YO adults w/no other physical changes. What are those disorders?

Growth spurts: It would be quite unusual for a 40 year old man to have growth spurts.
That does not mean he has no problems and he must see his Primary doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have 5 months old daughter. Can I drink green tea. Does it affect mental or physical growth of my daughter?

I have 5 months old daughter. Can I drink green tea. Does it affect mental or physical growth of my daughter?

Breast feeding?: Are you breast feeding and concerned about drinking green tea while doing so? Not to worry, green tea is safe in moderation while breast feeding. Keep in mind, there is caffeine in it. ...Read more

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Can U please tell me what if any rare genetic or pituitary conditions can cause couple inch growth spurt @ 39 w/ NO other symptoms or physical changes?

Can U please tell me what if any rare genetic or pituitary conditions can cause couple inch growth spurt @ 39 w/ NO other symptoms or physical changes?

None: There are no genetic or pituitary conditions than can cause height growth at age 39, or at any age after the normal human height-growth years have completed. ...Read more