Raising Children with Lactose Intolerance
Lactose intolerance is a digestive problem that occurs when the body is unable to digest lactose due to deficiency of lactase ― an enzyme produced in the small intestines. Lactose is a sugar commonly found in breast milk, standard infant formulas, dairy milk and dairy products such as yogurt and cheese. Is your child lactose intolerant? Scroll down to read more!
Smart Start with Conscience!
Children are the future builders of the nation. Their growth, development and health are very important for the society, community and nation they belong. According to Aristotle, a sound body has a sound mind. Nutrition and physical activity are both important in building the physic of a child. There is a saying that habits are learned behaviors, they are not intuitive. Parents should introduce a wide variety of nutritious food choices from the very beginning of life as a foundation for their children own health start. If you are searching for new year resolutions to help your child develop healthy habits from young age, here are a few key tips!
Helping Students with Mental Health Issues
University students face not only challenges related to independent living, but also academic challenges and peer pressure. This predisposes them to depression, anxiety and stress. Recent surveys found that more than one-third of Malaysian university students suffer from moderate to severe depression. It is therefore important to identify the causes of these observations and design appropriate interventions to help these students overcome emotional disorders.
Back to School Tips
Are your kids ready to go back to school? Are they feeling worried, excited or scared? Back-to-school time is tough not just for kids, but it can be hard for parents too. Here are some back-to- school tips to make your child’s transition into the new school year, an easy one!
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder: How does it impact children?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed neurodevelopmental disorder, estimated to be affecting 5-10% of children and 3-6% of adults worldwide. Currently Malaysia has a prevalence rate of 3.9%. It affects both mental and physical of children and teens and can continue into adulthood. Diagnosing if a child has ADHD is not a straightforward process as there is no single test to detect ADHD. The following checklist describes the symptoms that a healthcare provider will ask during a consultation.