How do I know if my child has bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis etymologically means inflammation of the small bronchi (bronchioles) and surrounding tissue. It is the first episode of obstructive respiratory distress (exceptionally the second since, by consensus, successive episodes in the same patient are labeled as bronchitis) that occurs in infants less than 12 months of age, although in the United States it is accepted … Read more

How to detect visual and hearing problems in children

Visual and hearing problems have a direct impact not only on development and learning, but also on psychological and social aspects. Hence the importance of early detection and correction. Pediatric specialists advise parents to perform the diagnostic tests described below to ensure good visual and hearing health of their children. Early detection, both of hearing … Read more

Influenza and Colds in Childhood

Influenza and colds are common illnesses that can be confused because they share many symptoms. However, there are some differences between the two conditions. How do you tell the difference between the flu and a cold? Generally, flu symptoms, which are divided into general and respiratory symptoms, appear suddenly. General flu symptoms: Fever General malaise … Read more

Pediatric Skin Pathologies

Skin pathologies are different according to the age of the child. In the newborn, congenital lesions such as vascular malformations or melanocytic nevi are observed. In infants, seborrheic dermatitis and diaper dermatitis are very frequent. When the child is older we find warts, molluscum, impetigo and acquired nevi (moles). The typical skin disease of adolescence … Read more

Differences between good and bad cholesterol

It is important the intake of fats in children’s food for all the benefits it provides, they are a source of energy, they are also an important factor for the absorption of vitamins that are ingested and help in the development. It is recommended to review the quality of fats present in foods because not … Read more

Children, fruit and… allergy?

It is recommended to eat 5 pieces of fruit and vegetables daily. However, it is difficult for children to comply with this recommendation, especially in summer, when the range of desserts such as ice cream and sweets is so wide that it is very difficult for them to eat fruit. Dr. GarcĂ­a Calatayud suggests that … Read more

70% of ADHD cases are inherited

Childhood attention deficit disorder, more commonly known as ADHD, is a neurodevelopmental disorder in very young children. It is mainly characterized by inattention, although it can also be accompanied by hyperactivity and impulsivity. Pediatric specialists state that this disorder affects 5% of school-age children. It affects not only the sufferer, but also the family and … Read more

What is ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a disorder of neurobiological origin, with a high genetic component (80%) that is characterized by the presence of three main symptoms, such as: – Attention deficit – Motor and/or cognitive impulsivity – Motor and/or vocal hyperactivity How is ADHD diagnosed? To date, there is no medical, psychological, pedagogical or other … Read more

Treating Allergies in Children

What are allergies? When a parent comes to the office with his child, the first thing he asks is what is an allergy, and it is something very simple to explain: they are substances that are totally harmless for the majority of the population, but which, in certain children, who are more sensitive, provoke reactions, … Read more