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Ask Dr. P – Vitamin D Deficiency

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Team IMC asked Dr. P about the currently  prevalent Vitamin D Deficiency. Over to Dr.P… Hello everyone….it feels good to be writing for IMC again. Vitamin D deficiency in children and adults is steadily increasing in the urban population with increasing hours spent indoors. Vitamin D is essential for bone growth and strength with deficiency…

Dr. P Answers A Mom’s Concern on her Child’s Studying Behaviour

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We have a question for Dr.P from an IMC reader.  “My son is six..nowadays every time I ask him to study he starts crying…cannot control his emotions…burst into tears when I scold him for his mistakes and naught ynes..kindly suggest” *******************************************  Dr. P responds Learning new things can be overwhelming and exhausting for children. You need…

Ask Dr. P- Childhood Obesity

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It is natural for every parent to worry about their child’s growth. Questions like….Is my child eating enough? Gaining enough weight? may seem familiar to most parents. But what if the ‘enough’ is too much? Though for centuries the focus of healthcare professionals and parents likewise has been undernutrition, childhood obesity is on the rise and a cause for growing…

Ask Dr. P – Teething

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It is the process where infant teeth (primary/milk teeth) emerge through the gums. It usually starts between six and nine months of age. Delay beyond 12 months of age for the first tooth to erupt must be checked by a doctor. Teething follows a sequential pattern with teeth arising in pairs. Most kids have all…