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Uterine fibroids, symptoms, treatment and pregnancy with a benign tumor
Myoma is a benign tumor in the muscle or connective tissue of the uterus that occurs in every fifth woman after 30 years. What triggers the development of fibroids, what…

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General blood test in children: decoding and norms
Complete blood count (KLA) or "clinical" - a popular technique for laboratory diagnostics in pediatrics. It helps a specialist to assess the health of the child and identify violations if…

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Audiological screening. Newborn hearing test
Any mother understands that after the baby is born, an endless series of tests and examinations does not end. Only now observations are made not of the pregnant woman, but…

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Flu shots, are they needed?

Prevention of influenza is now quite a popular phenomenon. However, costly. It would seem that modern medicines help with a stretch, or even completely, until it comes to antibiotics, the disease will continue to develop.

Any disease has a worse effect on children than on adults. And catching the virus is much easier for them than for adults, since children’s immunity is much weaker and needs to be strengthened. Since childhood, some doctors insist on flu shots, but is it true that it helps?

What is the danger of flu?
Influenza is a disease familiar to everyone since childhood. Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to complications. And every second person falls under his influence. This disease adversely affects the immune system, in addition gives unpleasant, if not terrible, complications. The most dangerous and most serious complication is pneumonia. It develops through the active reproduction of bacteria, which occurs at a critical stage of the disease. Influenza also leads to complications such as sinusitis, frontal sinusitis, otitis media. But these are not the worst complications. A critical stage can also be fatal. Continue reading

What are the types of therapies for children. We treat fairy tales

Did you know that children can be treated with animals, music, painting or “digging” in the sand? Most adults underestimate the efficacy of therapies. But deciding on such a step, the results will not be long in coming. There are many types of therapies for children. It remains only to choose the right one. Significant occasions are not required to take the course. They are suitable for healthy children to relieve nervous tension. The techniques are recommended for anxious sleep, stress, lethargy in a child, developmental problems. Some types of therapies are adapted for children due to their health status and age.

Zootherapy for children
It is also called pet therapy, animal therapy. The technique is based on the contact of the child and “our smaller brothers.” Who treats better than a dolphin, dog, cat or horse. They cheer up, help overcome shyness, anxiety and self-doubt. Zootherapy is suitable for children who have difficulties in communication, training. Effective after severe injuries, physical or psychological. Some of the sections are used for cerebral palsy, autism, epilepsy. Consult a specialist to find a safe option. Continue reading

“Son, chick chick!” – whether to circumcise the boy

The debate about the benefits and dangers of circumcision in boys, whether or not to do it, has not faded for many decades. While in Russian society only 11.8% of men underwent this procedure, in the United States about 71.2 percent of the stronger sex do not have foreskin (only about 1.7% of Jews in the American population). Where in the States is such popularity? What are the consequences of child circumcision? Do circumcisions for a boy? Consider the pros and cons.

No Foreskin – Circumcisers
According to statistics, in countries where getting rid of the foreskin is a tradition – Israel, Saudi Arabia, cancers of the genital organs are very rare among men. Women with uterine cancer are 6-7 times less likely to be affected than in the whole world. This is the main argument that John F. Kennedy used when agitating the United States to get rid of the “intimate skin fold.” Since then, in America, circumcision has remained in the tradition of almost all families. Continue reading

The benefits of speech therapy massage for children

Speech therapy massage is a godsend for parents whose children have speech problems. Massage includes exercises and movements that affect the facial muscles and blood circulation. What speech therapy massage for a child to choose and how to do it correctly at home?

Indications for speech therapy massage
The presence of dysarthria, stuttering and other speech defects.
Problems with articulation and pronunciation of words.
After traumatic brain injury.
Constant salivation.
Massage can go in conjunction with a speech therapist.

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Your child has constipation, what to do at home

When a child has constipation, you need to find out its cause in order to know what to do. WHO classifies constipation as a disease, and the World Organization of Gastroenterologists, including Russian, classifies it as a symptom. It is important to understand that constipation is considered when a child wants, but cannot go to the toilet. The process is slow, painful. When after emptying the baby remains a feeling of heaviness, as if he “did not complete what was started.” Do not confuse constipation with rare trips to the toilet. The human body is individual, which affects the metabolism. For some children, it’s normal to walk “big” 3-4 times a week, others go several times a day. If a child has constipation, what to do at home for parents, we learn from the article.

Causes of constipation in children

Every child at least once faces this problem. The most common causes of constipation in children are: Continue reading

Teeth don't wait, like people don't be late
We are always waiting for something or someone. We are waiting for the tooth fairy to arrive, who will wave the wand and the child’s teeth will stop hurting. Well,…

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Why a woman’s chest hurts - 6 possible reasons
When a chest hurts for no apparent reason, a lot of assumptions may arise in a woman's head, what causes it. If the discussion involves the help of forums and…

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Color blindness - types, interesting facts and a diagnostic test with pictures
Color blindness is a violation of the color perception of vision. Simply put, color blind is a person who does not distinguish between certain colors or shades. According to statistics,…

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Colic in a newborn: what should mom do?
Greetings to the readers of Imom.me. My name is Shchelkunova Valeria, I am a neonatologist from St. Petersburg. Today I will talk about colic in a newborn, what to do…

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