Asthma

how to cope with asthma

Asthma can be checked, managed and tested. Below are eleven tips to living with asthma.  Blow Up A Balloon If you have a respiratory condition such as asthma, emphysema or bronchitis, you can strengthen your lungs by blowing up a balloon 40 times through the course of a day Swimming and Asthma Swimming is a …

ADHD: Any solutions?

ADHD suggestions

ADHD or attention deficit disorder is a condition effecting young school aged children, especially boys. Most importantly, children with this condition are unable to control their behavior and lack the ability to pay attention.  Estimates show that 3-5 percent of children have ADHD.  ADHD is a commonly diagnosed childhood behavior..  It usually extends into adult life and causes …

Do You Have a Cold or Is It the Flu?

Is it a cold or the flu?

Do you have a cold or is it the flu?  Both illnesses are viral.  However, there are differences. If you know the signs you can decide whether you need to see or doctor or settle on bed rest. Flu Symptoms. As a rule, flu symptoms don’t tarry. They occur right away.  Signs of the flu include: High fever Muscle and joint …

How To Manage Bipolar Disorder in Children

bipolar disorder in children

Bipolar disorder in young children is very rare. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that presents two extreme moods.  There are periods of high moods, where a person is extremely happy and energetic. Then there are periods of low moods, depressed, sad, hopeless, and sluggish.  In between those moods a person’s behavior can appear very normal.  The opposite emotions …