What are the most common mental disorders in children?

Based on data collected by Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in the years 2005-2011(1), Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common (6.8%) mental disorder in children aged 3-17. It is characterized by difficulties in paying attentions, hyperactivity, problems Read More

Does your you child really need help? Children Mental Health – Part I

 

Mental health is an essential part of children’s overall health, and mental disorder generally refers to ‘serious deviations from expected cognitive, social, and emotional development’ (1).

mentalMental disorder in children nowadays has been an important public health issue Read More

Top 5 Vitamins that Children need, part 2

Vitamin C

Functions: Synthesis of collagen, carnitine and neurotransmitters. Also, vitamin C is believed to be a highly effective anti-oxidant that can protect normal cells from reactive oxidative species generated by immune systems.

Deficiency of vitamin C will result Read More