Diphtheria
Diphtheria is an acute, life-threatening, infectious disease. Children aged 3–7 years are most susceptible to it; in recent years, the incidence of adolescents and adults has increased. Diphtheria is an…

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Scarlet fever
The causative agent of scarlet fever is group A streptococcus, which can also cause kidney damage (glomerulunofrit), tonsillitis, chronic tonsillitis, rheumatism and other diseases. Scarlet fever occurs if at the…

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How to feed a baby
Food is fuel that is required by any body for life. That is why a decrease in appetite in a child always causes a lot of anxiety and concern among…

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nervous system

Delayed speech development in children

The delay in speech development, abbreviated as RRDS, represents a later mastery of oral speech skills by children under 3 years of age compared to the average age norm. The delay in speech development can be qualitative or quantitative, it is expressed in the insufficient development of the vocabulary and in the lack of expressive conversation, and may also be the absence of phrasal speech in a child of 2 years. If the baby does not speak coherently and more or less understandably by the age of 3, his speech development is delayed.

Medical examination

Children with a delay in speech development must necessarily be consulted by a pediatric neurologist and pediatric otolaryngologist, as well as a speech therapist and psychologist. However, the latter is not necessary and is done only by necessity. In some cases, a medical examination and diagnosis are necessary. Further, corrective work is carried out aimed at eliminating the delay in speech development. This must necessarily include psychological and pedagogical, and if necessary, medical assistance. Continue reading

9 important symptoms of iodine deficiency

Nature took great care of man, making it possible to make up for the deficiency of nutrients from food, the environment, and water. However, people did not appreciate this gift. Pollution of air, water, production of non-natural products led to various unpleasant consequences. One of them was iodine deficiency. Why is this trace element needed? And what are the consequences of its lack?

Why does a person need iodine
Iodine is a water soluble trace element. It is found in many foods (in shrimp, seaweed). They are rich in sea air and water. In the human body, iodine is responsible for the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. Thanks to this microelement, the most important hormones are synthesized – thyroxine and triiodothyronine. They provide the correct course of metabolism, cell division, heat transfer in the body and many other functions.

If we talk about iodine, then it participates in the following functions:

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How is a deficiency of vitamins of group B

If health begins to fail, and the reflection in the mirror does not please at all, then thoughts about vitamin deficiency immediately arise. To replenish the supply of nutrients, the diet is immediately enriched with vegetables and fruits. However, it is not possible to compensate for the deficiency of all nutrients (for example, B vitamins). Deterioration of well-being is progressing. And if measures are not taken in a timely manner, serious pathologies may develop. So, what foods contain vitamin B? And what threatens a prolonged lack of nutrients?

Numerous Vitamin B
A person should receive all useful nutrients, regardless of age. Lack of one of the vitamins can lead to the development of disorders. Vitamins B ensure the flow of metabolic processes in the body. Some of them (B1, B6, B12) are nootropics. In other words, they favorably affect the functioning of the nervous system.

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Why does pancreatitis develop in adults and children
After a plentiful feast, acute pain can sometimes appear right in the hypochondrium, excruciating vomiting. Such symptoms most often indicate the development of pancreatitis. What is a disease? And what…

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High fever in a child
Always have a first aid note on hand for a child with a high fever. High temperature in a child often takes parents by surprise. When the baby becomes weak…

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Types of childhood infections
Mass vaccination against mumps has led to certain changes in the nature of the spread of this disease. If earlier they were mostly ill for children aged 3-6 years, then…

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Parental eating habits can lead to obesity in the newborn
Did you know that nutrition determines what your grandchildren will be like? I am convinced that human nutritional behavior is important at any stage of his life. What kind of…

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