5 Signs Your Adolescent May Benefit From A Child Psychiatrist

Finding one's place in life puts stress on children. Some children handle stress better than others. Other children experience more stress than their developing brains can handle. How do you know as a parent when a child needs child psychiatry care or if they are experiencing normal growing pains? Look for these five signs your adolescent may benefit from a child psychiatrist.  1. Social Isolation Children learn through social interactions. However, some children withdraw from the other children in their class and make friends slowly. [Read More]

The Top 3 Reasons To Get A COVID-19 Test Right Now

When would you need a COVID-19 Test? Now that most of the pandemic-level restrictions are gone, you're not sure when you may (or may not) need a coronavirus test. Take a look at the top reasons to schedule a test at a community clinic or with your local healthcare provider.  You Have Possible COVID-19 Symptoms The growing list of COVID-19 symptoms includes fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, muscle aches, fatigue, headache, sore throat, GI issues, congestion, runny nose, or a new loss of taste/smell, according to the U. [Read More]

The Best Asthma Treatment For Children

If your child has asthma, you want to do everything you can to help them stay healthy and symptom-free. There are a variety of asthma treatments available, and the best one for your child will depend on the severity of their asthma and any other health conditions they may have. Inhalers and Nebulizers Inhalers and nebulizers are two common types of asthma treatments. Inhalers deliver medication directly to the lungs, while nebulizers turn liquid medication into a fine mist that can be inhaled. [Read More]

4 Steps For A Productive Doctor's Office Visit

Doctors help patients resolve and manage health concerns that arise over the course of their lives. Your annual physical is a great time to bring up any symptoms you've noticed, but new health problems don't always manifest at convenient times. Fortunately, you can always schedule an office visit with your doctor to talk about any new concerns that you've been having. These are four steps that can help you have a productive doctor's office visit: [Read More]