62017Aug
Healthy Food for Your Children

Healthy Food for Your Children

Healthy Food Helps your child grow healthy and strong. Can help prevent from becoming overweight Can help to fight sickness. At 12 months of age, toddlers can eat same healthy foods that the family eats. Adolescents should eat healthy food every day. ‘Everyday Foods’ Include: Plenty of vegetables , beans and lentils Fruit Breads, cereals,…

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242016Oct
About Concussions

About Concussions

What is a concussion? A concussion is an injury to your brain. It happens when the brain shakes rapidly in the skull. You can get a concussion even if your head isn’t injured directly. Concussions often happen after hitting your head. being in a car crash, or getting a sporting injury. What are the symptoms?…

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42016Aug
Happy Birthday Children’s Health Center, P.A.

Happy Birthday Children’s Health Center, P.A.

Blog and Interview by Hailey Clare, a long time patient of Children’s Health Center, P.A. Twenty years ago Sandra K Thomas, M.D. opened her practice here in our very own Marble Falls, Texas: she named it Children’s Health Center. It’s no secret that Dr. Sandra built her business with strong roots and a true connection…

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192016Jun
Pediatric Sleep Guidelines

Pediatric Sleep Guidelines

American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s recommendations for the optimal number of hours of sleep for children and adolescents in all age groups. Regularly sleeping fewer than the number of recommended hours is associated with attention, behavior, and learning problems. Insufficient sleep also increases the risk for accidents, injuries, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and depression. Insufficient sleep…

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52016Jun
Eczema

Eczema

What is Eczema? Eczema is an inherited type of sensitive, dry skin. Eczema often starts on the cheeks at 2 to 6 months of age. The rash is most commonly found in the creases of the elbows, wrist, and knees. Occasionally, eczema occurs on the neck, ankles, and feet as well. The rash is red…

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12015Feb
Childhood Obesity: Help Fight the Epidemic

Childhood Obesity: Help Fight the Epidemic

Look all around us. It’s not hard to see how many of our children are affected.  Childhood obesity can doom our kids to early onset diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and all the terrible complications. If you start them out on the right path, obesity can be minimized, if not prevented. YOU HOLD THE KEYS! Infants…

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102014Jul
Magic Mouthwash

Magic Mouthwash

FOR MOUTH SORES Mix equal amounts of Children’s Liquid Benadryl and Maalox (1 ounce to 1 ounce). Give ¼ tsp. to gargle or swallow every 4 hours to coat the throat. The best time to give this is before trying to eat or drink.

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102014Jul
5-2-1-0

5-2-1-0

WHAT DOES 5-2-1-0 STAND FOR? Aim for 5 servings of fruits & vegetables every day Aim for 2 or less hours of recreational screen time every day Aim for 1 hour or more of physical activity every day Aim for 0 drinks with added sugar ever For Additional Information Visit: www.letsgo.org www.healthychildren.org/growinghealthy www.myplate.gov

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72014Jul
Down the Chute!

Down the Chute!

By McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals Swallowing Made Simple: Swallowing is a natural reaction that occurs when something is on the back of your tongue. It’s like a roller coaster: once the pill goes over the back part of your tongue, gravity and the muscles in your throat help it go down smoothly. Your body…

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42014Jul
Constipation

Constipation

Constipation is defined as hard poop that is difficult to pass. Irregular or infrequent bowel movements are not causes for concern unless they are accompanied by belly discomfort, bedwetting, or urinary tract infections. Children may “go” every day, but if it requires straining or poop is small or unusually large (think baseball), chances are your…

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