Childhood Asthma Assessment

Does my child have asthma? Chronic asthma is the most common long-term children’s disease, affecting about 1-2% of children. Some people only display one symptom such as coughing or wheezing after exercise, or persistent coughing at night. Although these one symptom cases may not be chronic asthma, 15-20% of all children will have non-chronic asthma … Read more

Childhood Bipolar Disorder Assessment

Does my child have Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar Disorder is one of the most misunderstood disorders in children (may also be called ‘early-onset Bipolar Disorder’). Many children who have Bipolar Disorder are misdiagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), since typical adult Bipolar symptoms are applied to the child. Much more is known now about Bipolar Disorder … Read more

Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Assessment

Does my child have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common problem in children and is recognized as one cause of daytime attention and behavior problems. Unlike adults with OSA, who are often overweight, young children with OSA are usually not overweight, making children with OSA harder to recognize and diagnose. … Read more