Month: April 2021

When children are jealous of their parents

Jealousy is a feeling inherent even in a baby. French psychologist Henri Wallon says children nine months of age is already able to feel jealousy towards the mother. The reason for its appearance in a child is the fear of losing love, care. Childhood experiences of jealousy lays the foundation for neurotic disorders in adulthood. Therefore, it is important to understand the causes of childhood jealousy, to know how to deal with it. After all, it is on the behavior of the mother that its occurrence, intensity and duration depend.   Why and to whom are children most often jealous of their parents? Early in their lives, children experience passive… Read More

Weighted Blankets: Sweet Dreams

How many new things the modern market offers us, constantly updating its assortment with various and sometimes unusual products. Not so long ago in Russia, for the first time, they heard about weighted blankets, which for several years in Europe and America have been actively used in medical practice and in everyday life. Already from the name, you can roughly imagine the essence of this product, which is an ordinary blanket with increased weight. But what is it: a fashionable trick or a really effective invention that can benefit our body? MedAboutMe figured out what weighted blankets are and what the purpose of using… Read More

5 questions genetics about child health

Genetics is a relatively new science, but it provides a wealth of information about a child’s health. Parents have many factors to consider if they want to raise their baby strong and healthy. Genetic test for a child The doctor may advise parents to consult with a geneticist and test them in different situations. Quite often, such a need arises when a child is sick for a long time, and it is not possible to find an effective treatment strategy, or it is difficult to make a diagnosis. And parents may think that as a result of these studies they will receive accurate… Read More

Children’s yoga – an antidote for emotional disorders

The popularization of yoga as a remedy for many of the ills caused by lifestyle changes has led to the fact that “gymnastics in Indian” has practically turned into a mass sport with its own Federation, competitions and the adamant belief of supporters of the ancient tradition of healing that yoga exercises are the only possible way improve physical and mental health.   Fans of “twisting” especially insist that yoga classes affect the state of mind and are useful for children and adolescents with emotional disorders. Is this really so and how real is the help of yoga classes for children in solving psychological… Read More

Children: hereditary mental disorders

The range of mental illnesses, including children’s ones, is quite extensive, the list of those that are inherited is much more modest. However, psychogenetics – the science that studies mental disorders with genetic roots – is only decades old. Despite numerous experiments and research, it is still in the realm of speculation, not discovery. Children with mental disorders are a key topic of geneticists, since the main parameters for the formation of a future personality are laid in the womb and largely depend on hereditary indicators. Children: hereditary mental disorders To begin with, it is worth listing mental illnesses of presumably genetic origin,… Read More