Kids Health

Kids-health is a site packed with hints and tips to keep you and the family healthy.

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A Healthy Heart

  One thing that always makes me giggle are the Valentine’s Day cards that say “You have my heart” or something equally daft. The truth is, no one really has your heart – You have it and it’s safely beating away in your chest because you need it! Here’s why: Your heart is in your chest and beats continually, even when you are sleeping. It …Continue reading →

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Dehydration in Children

Dehydration in children. What do you give your kids for breakfast? If your household is like the majority of households in the country, then at eight o’clock in the morning, whilst juggling the kids’ packed-lunches, uniforms and homework, you will plonk a dish of cereal and a glass of orange in front of the kids because it’s quick and hassle free. How many of …Continue reading →

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Symptoms of Hayfever

Many kids are lucky enough to be fit and healthy and resilient to all sorts of bugs and nasties. They are the kids that get a 100% attendance rate at school because they are never ill! Our kids are just like that. As the older generations would say ‘they have a strong constitution’! It was a bit of a surprise …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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