Thyroid hormones and which tests to take
In this article we will talk about thyroid hormones. I am often approached with problems: “I have very dry skin”, “Why can my hair roll like this?”, “Why are there…

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Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy - symptoms, prevention and treatment
Many pregnant women, instead of enjoying their excellent position, concentrate on diseases, sometimes extremely rare, like toxoplasmosis. In order to alleviate unnecessary anxiety and arm yourself with valuable recommendations for…

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Food allergy in a child: symptoms, causes and treatment
Food allergy is an immune response that causes sensitivity to one or more types of foods. Such intolerance causes unpleasant symptoms from the digestive tract and other body systems. If…

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Vitamin rating for children

In the autumn-winter period, a rating of vitamins necessary for children is especially useful. At these times of the year there is a shortage of useful elements derived from food. Less in the diet of fresh fruits, vegetables. Those who underwent heat treatment, the conservation process, one way or another lose the percentage of vitamins. Therefore, canned foods will not be able to meet the needs of the body. Vitamin deficiency affects physical development, bone strength, growth, vision, mental activity. Also, a lack of vitamins can lead to hypovitaminosis or vitamin deficiency in a child. To prevent this, we turn to the “little helpers” in jars. This rating of vitamins for children will help you get acquainted with popular remedies.

Important: multivitamins are not a drug. Take these health pills seriously. Do not exceed dosage and duration of administration. Only a specialist should pick them up. It is necessary to take into account the age of the child, his health indicators and contraindications.

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The benefits of fish oil. Why is it worth giving to children?

About 10-20 years ago, every second child took fish oil. “Feeding” is a tool, because it is useful, you can call it a special tradition. But now the new generation has refused to use the “goodies.” And, it would seem, almost no one is interested in the benefits of consuming fish oil, until the researchers decided to recall this, calling for the presence of capsules in the diet of children.

And if you look into the distant past, such a storehouse of vitamins was mandatory for admission to every child care facility. And even now, you probably frowned, remembering this specific smell and taste. However, one should not just put them in a distant drawer due to an unpleasant sensation from the “capsules”. After all, the benefits of fish oil are huge and affect the baby’s health.

Useful or not, that’s the question!
Of course! And all the grandmothers and mother’s tales in childhood were not in vain. If you recall that in this unique product there are polyunsaturated essential fatty acids Omega-3 and Omega-6, palmitic and oleic acids, vitamins (A, E and D) that are capable of fat dissolving, iodine, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, iron, selenium , manganese, bromine and more. Continue reading

Immunomodulators for children. List of funds

Are immunomodulators effective for children? Opinions on this point still differ in medical circles. Scientists have not yet been able to confirm that immunomodulators are able to enhance immunity. The epidemiologist Vasily Vlasov also speaks about this. But many parents notice the positive effect of immunomodulators for children. Perhaps this is due to vitamins in their composition, although in small quantities. Typically, pediatricians prescribe such funds to additionally support the immune system, if the child is often sick. Also, they are recommended to be taken in some cases during treatment. It is necessary to increase resistance to viral and infectious diseases. But you should consider how they will be combined with other drugs. If the baby is taking a multivitamin complex, then make sure that there is no overdose of any vitamin. For example, many immunomodulators in the composition have ascorbic acid.

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