The structure of the incidence and modern approaches to the treatment of acute respiratory viral infections in children
Undoubtedly, acute respiratory infections (ARI) invariably occupy a leading place in the structure of infectious pathology, especially among children. In Russia, approximately 70–80 thousand diseases are registered annually per 100…

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Pills are not toys
The term "antibiotic" in the literal translation looks very ominous: "anti" - against, "bio" - life. Opponent of life, in short. Fortunately, this is not about life in general, but…

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Children and immunity
Immunity is passive in nature and is provided by maternal antibodies. At the same time, its own immune system is in a state of suppression. The phagocytosis system is not…

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as well as the adult

The child goes to a mass event, after which it is very likely that he will get ARVI.

There are no more effective ways to prevent acute respiratory viral infections than careful hygiene, regular irrigation of the nose with saline, constant ventilation of the room while maintaining normal conditions (humidity 40-50%, air temperature not higher than 22 degrees) and, of course, modern immunization to protect against influenza.

Do nasal sprays or ointments help?
To date, there are no high-quality studies that would show the effectiveness and safety of disinfectant sprays for the nose and mouth as a prevention of SARS. This, by the way, is natural: any substance is quickly washed off by saliva, its concentration cannot be physically supported. True, recent studies have shown that treating hands with disinfectants reduces morbidity and is an effective preventative measure. Continue reading

Which children can be called often ill

According to statistics, children under 4 years old are often considered sick if they get sick more than 3-4 times a year. At the age of 4 to 7 years they need to be ill more than 3 times a year in order to fall into this category. If a child is sick less than 3 times, he can be considered an ordinary child.

Why do some children get sick more than others?

Poor nutrition and an unhealthy lifestyle are the first things you need to pay attention to if you want to strengthen the defenses of your child’s body. Everyone knows that a healthy diet, the absence of bad habits and hardening are the key to good health. It is important to remember that the most important thing in the diet of any person is vegetables. Two large plates of vegetables per day is the amount that will allow your child to stay healthy. What do children eat at school? Mostly sandwiches or buns. With such a “diet”, a child develops hypovitaminosis rather quickly, and the mineral content in the body decreases. And this is a direct road to diseases, especially to colds. Therefore, if you give your child a sandwich to school, be sure to give at least a carrot along with a sandwich.

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HOW TO DO IT WITH CHILD DISEASES

However, the main cause of childhood diseases is a lack of love and attention to the child.

What if a childhood illness is a call for parental love?
If the child is sick, this is a signal that something is wrong in your relationship. Review your relationship with him. Try not to be near the child, but with him. Maintain in him the value of his personality.
You can cope with childhood diseases if you give him love every day, regardless of his state of health.

Analyze how you communicate with a healthy and sick child. Is there a difference in your behavior? If when a child is sick, you strengthen your love and attention, then, quite possibly, you reinforce his illness in this way.
Try to ensure that, being healthy, the child receives the same amount of love, warmth, attention and care from you as when the child is sick. And then he will not need the disease. Continue reading

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