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Toothache

 There are a number of reasons for a child’s toothache. It’s uncomfortable and will make your little one feel thoroughly miserable, so you don’t want to ignore the cause.   Causes: Teething causes pain for babies of course – imagine how we adults would grumble if our teeth cut through our gums! An older child may suffer with toothache if …Continue reading →

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Asthma Facts for Kids

Did you know that: • One in 11 children has asthma and it is the most common long-term medical condition. • On average there are two children with asthma in every classroom in the UK. • The UK has among the highest prevalence rates of asthma symptoms in children worldwide. • Every 18 minutes a child is admitted to hospital in the UK because …Continue reading →

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Fight Winter Illness with Mother Nature’s Natural Remedies

Winter can be a tough time for our bodies; we get persistent colds that can’t be shaken off, and we become more susceptible to infection as our immune systems struggle to deal with  being on overheated trains and buses. Illnesses from alcohol and overeating can also cause problems, and many people spend Winter and Christmas either recovering, or struggling through …Continue reading →

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Earache in Kids

Earache in Kids What is earache? Earache is reported to be the most common reason for parents to call a doctor out of hours for their child. Most parents have experienced the distress of their little one with earache. It can can be a sharp, dull or burning ear pain that comes and goes or is constant. One or both ears may be …Continue reading →

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Tummy Ache

What causes it? All children experience tummy ache at one time or another. In the vast majority of cases the cause remains undiagnosed. More than ten per cent of schoolchildren have recurrent tummy ache for several weeks but a cause is only ever found in one in ten. However, there may be serious causes and it’s important to rule these …Continue reading →

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Minor Cuts and Grazes

Kids are active little things and are bound to have more than a few cuts and grazes during their childhood. Here is a concise guide to treating minor cuts and grazes. For more serious problems always seek medical advice. When a child gets a cut or a graze, there well may be blood, and you may be shocked at how dramatic …Continue reading →

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Bumped Heads

Remember the time when you thought your little tot could sit unaided at about 5 or 6 months old and the poor little mite toppled over? Or your toddler ran into the path of a swing at the park? Or your school aged child got caught when his pal swung the cricket bat? What can you do if your child has bumped …Continue reading →

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