ALOPECIA : HAIR LOSS

Alopecia : Hair loss

WHAT IS  ALOPECIA? Alopecia is a medical condition  which causes  loss of hair in children or adult,irrespective of age or gender.This condition has no cure but could be managed to a certain degree. This  disease is also non infectious, meaning it cannot be contracted. Moreover this condition occurs when an individual’s immune system attacks his […]

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ADHD

ADHD

A TYPICAL SCENARIO OF ADHD (ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER) I could still recall vividly a social function I once attended with a friend on a weekend.There was a lady who was sitting  right across our  table , she had her young son of about  5-6 year old with her. I noticed that whenever she gave […]

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HOME REMEDIES FOR TOOTH PAIN

Home remedies for tooth pain

  WHAT IS TOOTH PAIN? Tooth pain  occurs in the tooth,  gum and the jaw area as a whole in severe cases.This pain could be mild,throbbing,or even excruciating. When you experience tooth pain, you barely can bite or chew and this might even take a toll on your appetite and concentration.You are always distracted at […]

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HOME REMEDIES FOR RINGWORM

Ringworm on a fair skin

  WHAT IS RINGWORM?                There’s a wrong notion about this skin disease called ringworm, most persons believe that ringworm is caused by a ring like worm, which appears on  the skin. Although we know some worms get their names from their appearance or form. For example tapeworm actually looks  like a  tape, thread worms like […]

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HOME REMEDIES FOR COUGH

home remedies for cough

    COUGH     Cough could be an involuntary or a voluntary action that helps clear phlegm or mucous from our throats and other passages or sinuses in our bodies. But when cough becomes persistent and painful in children or even adults this becomes a source of concern, because it becomes detrimental to health .Cough  […]

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DYSLEXIA

dyslexia

MEANING OF DYSLEXIA:    Dyslexia is a specific learning disorder which is associated with trouble in  reading ( letters and numbers),comprehension, problem with spellings, pronounciations and even lateness in speech for some children. Dyslexia could also be said to be a linguistic based disorder.    We know that  reading  is  the ability of the brain […]

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DANGERS OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Dangers of childhood obesity

  MEANING OF OBESITY      Obesity is the accumulation of excess body fats in the body to the detriment of health.It could also be seen as a  medical condition in which the body stores too much fat which may endanger one’s health.Therefore, there is a need to create great awareness about  the “Dangers of […]

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CHILD’S PROTECTION AGAINST SEXUAL ABUSE

Child's protection against sexual abuse

The cases of  children being sexually abused by Paedophiles(an adult who is sexually attracted to  children) is prevalent in the society we live in today. Research has it that 1 out of 3 female children, is  sexually abused before the age of 18,while 1 out of 5 boys suffers the same fate. Therefore the  need  […]

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FIGHTING DYSCALCULIA (MATHEMATICS DISORDER)

FIGHTING DYSCALCULIA(MATHEMATICS DISORDER)

Is your child always uncomfortable, nervous or develops cold feet when dealing with anything related to numbers? Example basic counting,finding place values of numbers, understanding simple mathematical formulaes and equations,  word problems, etc.Though we all know that some children struggle with Arithmetic ,which is understandable but in a situation where this becomes so critical that […]

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DYSGRAPHIA IN CHILDREN

A BOY HOLDING A PEN

MEANING OF DYSGRAPHIA: Dysgraphia in children is a writing disability, whereby a child is unable to write legibly and coherently. This learning disability has been discovered to be associated with a brain disorder, where by a child struggles to write, or finds it very difficult to  put their ideas into writing. IS THIS DISORDER COMMON […]

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TIPS ON SCHOOL SAFETY

Tips on school safety

WHAT IS SCHOOL SAFETY?    These are coordinated activities and practices put in place in order to make our schools safe for children, youths, and  school personnels like teachers,care givers,cleaners,drivers etc. IS SCHOOL SAFETY THE DUTY OF SCHOOLS ALONE?      School safety is not just the duty of an individual or a school. This is […]

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