Original post on 4 Oct 2007 What is a Breath holding spell?A breath holding spell is a frightening experience for parents and on-lookers. During the episode the child becomes still, as if lifeless, with no breathing or movement. Traditionally breath holding spells have been divided into 2 main groups. One which is associated with cyanosis … Continue reading Breath-holding spells in children.
Original Post on 5 Oct 2007 (Edited) Constipation is the passage of stools with a frequency much less than usual or passage of hard and difficult to pass stools. Different children may have different “normal” frequency of passing stools and may range from soft stools passed every 3-5 days to passage of soft formed stools … Continue reading Constipation in Children
Original Post on 23 Nov 2007 (Edited) I have spoken on this issue a few times with my professional friends and colleagues. It is something that causes concern to me and colleagues. The issue is Drug Abuse! Not the type that we most commonly hear about. This is different but nonetheless deeply worrying and potentially … Continue reading Drug abuse of a different kind!