Strep throat is a common infection. Strep throat, also known as streptococcal pharyngitis, is an infection of the throat that affects the pharynx, tonsils and larynx caused by group A Streptococcus. Symptoms of strep throat include difficulty swallowing, redness of tonsils and throat, swollen tonsils, pain while talking, fever etc. Treating strep throat immediately can limit the spread of the illness to other people. Here are some home remedies you can try before you visit the doctor: GARLIC…
Your Child Has Changed - Should You Consider PANDAS?
Learn what PANDAS is, how to recognize it, where to turn for a diagnosis and medical help, the different types of treatments, and where to get support. PANDAS symptoms may include the abrupt development or change of anorexic tendencies, tics, separation anxiety, mood swings, OCD, bed wetting, and tantrums. #strep
strep throat: Its anti-bacterial properties help deal with the symptoms of strep throat by banishing the bacteria.Ginger also has anti-inflammatory qualities which aid in reducing the pain and inflammation. G -
New Findings on How PANDAS Affects the Central Nervous System
Researchers have discovered how immune cells triggered by recurrent Strep A infections enter the brain, cause inflammation, and may lead to autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders in children, including PANDAS. Children with PANDAS exhibit high levels of anxiety, motor and vocal tics, obsessive-compulsive behaviors and a host of other symptoms that often appear “out of the blue” or increase dramatically, seemingly overnight.