Pediatric Febrile Seizures: Meaning, Diagnosis and Overview

Febrile seizures are convulsions that can happen during a fever (febrile means feverish). They do not cause any harm and does not mean the child has a more serious long-term health problems. Mostly it is seen between six months and six years of age. They are also known as febrile fits or febrile convulsions.Subdivided into two groups:Simple or typical febrile seizure (85% of febrile seizures): Generalized, less than 15 minutes, occur within 24 hours of onset of feverComplex: Longer than 15 minutes, onset more than 24 hours after onset of fever or multiple seizures in 24 hours

Flu: Symptom and Causes

Flu Symptoms – Fever and chills, Cough and/or sore throat, Runny or stuffy nose, Headaches and/or body aches. Flu Causes – The flu is caused by an influenza virus. .

Flu: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

Flu Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: Water is the best fluid to drink when you have a cold or flu as it helps lubricate the mucous membranes of the throat. Other fluids which are good options during cold and flu infection include: juice, ginger ale, herbal tea, honey and lemon tea, broth, ginger tea. Foods which help boost the immune system include yoghurt, fish, flaxseeds, walnuts, olive, canola and walnut oil. Vitamin C rich foods like oranges, grapefruits, peppers, strawberries, tomatoes, pineapples, broccoli, guava also help boost the immune system.

Flu: Prevention and Complications

Flu Prevention – Get vaccinated, Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently with soap, Never pick up used tissues.

Flu: Meaning, Diagnosis and Overview

The flu is an infection of the respiratory tract (nose, throat, and lungs). It spreads easily.