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My 12 yr. Old son falls asleep doing schoolwork, homework, and chores; but is alert when watching t.V. Or playing video games, is this adhd?
Maybe: Tv and video games are geared for a 4 second attention span. Most 2 year olds have longer attention spans than that. The 4 second attention span keeps your son alert via a neural reflex. It also lowers his attention span for the real world. Research states of those who watch 1 hour a day 9% will lower their attention span to add levels. 2 hours lowers 18% and 3 hrs 27%. Limit both to 45 min/day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't worry: You and your baby will be fine. ...Read more
Further exam: Falling and running into doors can cause further damage. Why? Is it your vision? Other symptoms. Your doctor needs to see you as a stroke can cause these too. Being clumsy is a waste basket diagnosis, that is, only after all proper diagnostic procedures are done. You are also on meds needing monitoring and can affect your nervous functions so have a good exam. Good luck. ...Read more
Son jolted awake and his legs kicked up.he has an irregular sleep schedule and falls asleep watching and plays video games mostly.hethinkshehasatumor?
Sleep disorder: You don't list an age but adults function best with 7-8 hours of sleep/day, teens often need 8-10. If he falls asleep playing games he has a sleep issue, not a tumor. Vomiting as he awakens from sleep would be a more likely scene for a tumor. He needs to see his PCP and work out a realistic way to enjoy the pleasures of his life, while addressing the need that his body has for sleep. ...Read more
Definitely could: Playing any sort of video games (or having screen time) before bed is likely to negatively impact sleep- these games make the brain "wake up" and its hard then to calm down to go to sleep. Violent games may cause the child to be have scary thoughts before bed and make it tough to fall asleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Play tennis 3times a week eat relatively healthy walk around uni campus, burning chest wheezing and coughing after running laps around a field?
My son 10 year old son just had open heart surgery. How long does recovery take so he can start playing outside? Riding his bike & playing football?
Maybe, maybe not: Isn't negligence a legal definition? You might be better off seeking opinion from legal website since this is a physician only site to point out medical info. With that said, if someone's walking in a hallway, falls & hits his/her head, why do we always look to blame someone else? Maybe it was just a pure accident? Even if power cord, liquid and/or banana peel on ground, must prove willful intent. ...Read more
Despite being an avid mountain climber, high school and college rugby player, and fire fighter, I have never broken a bone. Plenty of sprains. Why?
Follow link: http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/medical.htm you have a better chance of getting hit by lightening than winning most lottery prizes. ...Read more
Watched a racing video game cars bumping into each other. Later that night and ever since floor feels bouncy only when i stand up. Video games or not?
Shin splints: This is traumatic compressive damage to the muscle running along the shin bone. The muscle is in a compartment and if it swells from the repeated banging of certain exercises, you will get pain that can be severe. You can use ice to help, pre treat with Ibuprofen in the future, and get some advice from an exercise therapist about how to minimize this in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A child has sudden random outbursts of aggression and giggling, punching, hitting, running, jumping on tables, and kicking objects while laughing. Why?
Eval: I don't know the answer to this. If he is showing this behavior in more than one setting (i.e., school, home) than evaluation by a child psychiatrist, child psychologist or developmental psychologist may be beneficial. ...Read more
Son hurt his thumb playing basketball. It's swollen. Played baseball tonight- didn't pitch. How long should we let it heal for? Ice and ibuprofen
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