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Doctor insights on: Parenting Style And 7 10 Age Children

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How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

Go authoritative: Authoritative is typically the healthiest parenting style. This parenting style sets limits and provides direction while also remaining flexible and encouraing growth. Permissive, uninvolved, and authoritarian all have some down sides. These styles have been associated with poor eating, low self-esteem, over dependence, substance use and other negative behaviors. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Parenting (Definition)

Parenting is a topic that includes all the aspects of raising children, such as diapering and potty training, rules and discipline, daycare, schooling, sports, children's emotional development, teaching ...Read more


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Should parents force their children to love and connect to each other if the child does not feel any real connection to their sibling? Huge age gap.

Should parents force their children to love and connect to each other if the child does not feel any real connection to their sibling? Huge age gap.

Sibling: it should be the responsibilty of the older child to connect with the youngest one, good relationship between the two fosters for safety and security for the younger one. No one can force another person to do any thing. proper upbringing and family values need to be imparted by the parents ...Read more

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Do most pediatric dentists allow the parents to come back to be with their children? Our seven month year old daughter had her first dentist appointment last week, and while the dentist allowed me to come back with her, i could tell that he didn't really

Do most pediatric dentists allow the parents to come back to be with their children? Our seven month year old daughter had her first dentist appointment last week, and while the dentist allowed me to come back with her, i could tell that he didn't really

Balancing act: The pedodontist will know whether the visit will be more productive with or without the parent. The other answers listed explain why it's sometimes best one way or the other. Let the pedodontist help you make that decision at each visit based on your child's needs at that time. ...Read more

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If a parent has age-related macular degeneration, can the children take lutein as a precaution?

If a parent has age-related macular degeneration, can the children take lutein as a precaution?

It can ...: However it has not been proven to be helpful. The age-related eye disease study (areds) demonstrated that high dose anti-oxidants are helpful in preventing the progression to advanced macular degeneration in individuals who have signs of earlier disease. Lutein was not part of the original areds study, but is currently being assessed as part of areds ii. ...Read more

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If a 90 yo parent has age-related macular degeneration, should the children take any precaution?

Genetic testing: About 70% of the risk for getting amd is programmed into our genes. New office based genetic testing is available for offspring of patients with amd to ascertain their individual risk of getting the disease. Most of my patients who get it find it helpful. It provides information which guides lifestyle management and frequency of visits with retina specialist. ...Read more

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If a parent has age-related macular degeneration, should the children take lutein or other prevention?

No evidence: Most of the risk of developing amd is genetically determined. There is no evidence that taking supplements prior to developing the signs of amd will prevent it from developing. Furthermore, recent areds ii study results showed that lutein was not more effective than original areds formula. ...Read more

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I have had E.M.G. testing resulting in a confirmation of carpal tunnel syndrome, but took no proper treatment. The doctor stated that it was a minor problem from testing. I am 37, take care of aging parents as well as two children; being active is a neces

I have had E.M.G. testing resulting in a confirmation of carpal tunnel syndrome, but took no proper treatment. The doctor stated that it was a minor problem from testing. I am 37, take care of aging parents as well as two children; being active is a neces

You : You stated correctly that the symptomatic severity of carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) does not necessarily correlate with the severity on the ncs/emg testing. You can find a reputable hand surgeon in your area by checking the website of the american society for surgery of the hand (assh.Org). Options for treatment, in addition to the use of wrist braces at night during sleep, would include cortisone injection to the carpal tunnel or carpal tunnel release surgery. If there is any doubt about your diagnosis, then a carpal tunnel injection can be useful as a diagnositc test too. If you experience even temporary relief of symptoms after the injection, this suggests that cts is indeed present and would likely repsond well to surgery. ...Read more

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What are some good parenting styles?

What are some good parenting styles?

Active parenting: This style teaches you to give your child freedom with limits. The limits expand as the child shows more responsibility. Check out dr. Michael popkin's program at www.Activeparenting.Com. I used to teach the class to parents and found to be the best. ...Read more

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Can my children get celliac disease if a parent has it ?

Can  my children get celliac disease if a parent has it ?

Increased Risk: Incidence of celiac sprue in this country is around 1/130. The niddk has a website for more info, first degree relatives of celiac patients are at much higher risk for developing it. http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/celiac/. ...Read more