Everyone should see their doctor on a regular basis, no matter their overall health, for a general check-up and needed healthcare reminders. Of course you also want to see your doctor when you're experiencing chronic pain or have other such obvious concerns, but there are some health-related symptoms that should be checked by a doctor as soon as possible, but which are easy to overlook and ignore. Note a few of those symptoms here so you know to make an appointment when needed, rather than ignoring these problems.
For children with autism, conveying thoughts and feelings to others can be a daily struggle. In turn, comprehending the emotions of others can be very challenging and this can be particularly frustrating to overcome in a school environment.
Fortunately, technology has begun to lend a helping hand in recent years in the form of mobile apps which aim to develop child communication skills through visual stimuli and word games. Armed with the following apps, your child will be able to communicate with confidence in the classroom and with their fellow peers.
It can be distressing for parents to see their children struggling in a school situation. There are many health issues that can effect how well children can focus in a classroom setting, which are not related at all to their underlying level of intelligence. Here are some things to consider as you work through the underlying causes of their learning difficulties.
For children who cannot see the blackboard or their workbooks clearly, it's easy to become distracted and struggle to complete their work.
Changes in the clarity and colour of your urine can sometimes be the first sign that you may have an underlying health problem that may require further investigation at a specialist urology clinic. But what's normal and what's not? Read on to find out more.
Normal urine colour
In a healthy person who is adequately hydrated, their urine will be a clear, pale yellow colour and virtually odourless.
High-frequency sounds, such as a child's voice or a doorbell, cannot be heard completely clearly or accurately by a person with high-frequency hearing loss. This type of hearing loss occurs when part of the cochlea, located in your inner ear, is damaged. Tiny cells in the lower part of the cochlea are responsible for transferring high-frequency sounds to your brain for processing. If it's only the lower part of the cochlea that's damaged, you'll be able to hear all other sounds.