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3 Treatments for Headaches in Children

3 Treatments For A Child's Headache Adults are not the only ones who suffer from headaches. Children, too, can suffer from a variety of different types of headaches. While the reason for some may be unknown, there are some headaches that are easy to determine the cause. Similarly, treatments can be easy or difficult to establish ...

What Causes Headaches in Children

Why do Children get Headaches? Many people are surprised that children are subject to headaches just like adults and that they get them for the same reasons. This includes stress and anxiety. Other things that can cause headaches in children are illness, head trauma, allergens or dehydration . Even medication to help headaches can lead ...

Helping Children Manage Headaches

How To Help Your Child Cope With A Headache Children and teens are prone to headaches, just as adults are. This can be frustrating for a parent who wants to help their child manage the pain, but is not sure how. Approximately 15% of children experience headaches on a regular basis, and 5% suffer from migraine ...

Multiple Sclerosis in Children

Adolescents and Children Get Multiple Sclerosis, Too Doctors have been diagnosing increasing numbers of adolescents and even younger children with multiple sclerosis (MS). The typical victim is a woman in her 40s, but it is thought that around 10,000 victims under the age of 18 have been diagnosed with MS in the United States alone. Some ...

Child ADHD

Child ADHD: Definition and Treatment Options Child ADHD is a common childhood brain disorder and can continue through adulthood. Commons symptoms are difficulty paying attention and staying focused, impulsive behavior and over activity. These can make it difficult for a child to get long with other children/adults, succeed at school, or complete tasks. Diagnosis Diagnosis of child ADHD ...

Epilepsy Treatments

Treatments for Epilepsy Epilepsy is a disorder that affects the central nervous system. During an epileptic episode, the brain's neural activity is disrupted. The disruption causes periods of unusual activity and seizures. A seizure can sometimes cause a loss of consciousness. During a seizure, people can have several different symptoms. Some people twitch their arms and ...

Epilepsy Causes

What are the Causes of Epilepsy? In about half of all cases of epilepsy, the cause is unknown. Epilepsy is the result of disturbed electrical impulses in the brain, so it may be a symptom of something gone wrong more than it is its own disease in some cases. In other cases, doctors can discern the ...

Common Signs & Symptoms of Asthma

8 Signs of Asthma You Shouldn't Ignore Asthma is a potentially life-threatening condition, but the symptoms are not always obvious. While many people associate a chronic cough with asthma or the distinctive wheezing, there are actually many signs you may have asthma that are more difficult to notice. Also known as bronchial asthma, symptoms of the ...

6 Risk Factors for Leukemia

The Common Risk Factors for Leukemia Although the causes and risk factors for leukemia are basically unknown, researchers have identified potential risk factors that include some avoidable lifestyle-related behaviors like smoking. Risk factors are things that increase the chances of an individual getting a disease. Some risk factors for leukemia are: Smoking Exposure to certain chemicals such as ...