6 simple home remedies amazing mums use to bring down fever in children
Feb08

6 simple home remedies amazing mums use to bring down fever in children

What is a fever? Fever is the body’s natural response to infection. Fever is an indication that the immune system is working to fight an infection. What are the causes of fever? There are several causes of fever. Few include; Bacterial infections e.g meningitis, Pneumonia Viral infections e.g haemophilus influenzae infection Cancers eg lymphomas, leukaemias Heat exhaustion Extreme sunburn Some vaccines, such as the diphtheria,...

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How to prepare oral rehydration solution (ORS) for children-Part 1
Jan15

How to prepare oral rehydration solution (ORS) for children-Part 1

Introduction to hydration/dehydration Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn’t have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. Anyone may become dehydrated, but the condition is especially dangerous for young children and older adults. What is the normal level of hydration? Water is the most abundant body constituent. It accounts for 75 – 80% of the...

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