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My kid won't eat. Help!

My 14-year-old daughter has suddenly refused to eat anything. Could it be a physical or psychological issue? She does complain of stomach pain but I'm not sure she's telling...

What should I do for my daughter's severe mood swings?

My 14 year old daughter has severe mood swings -- especially around her periods. How can I help her?

My son won't speak to me after his father died. What should I do?

My son's father died a month ago, and my son barely speaks to me since his death. I really don't know what to do, and I feel like it's going on for way to long. Should I take...

My daughter is depressed about her speech problems

My 12 year old daughter has a speech impediment. She works very hard on improving her disorder, and rigorously practices her home exercises from her speech-language pathologist,...

How can I motivate my daughter to lose weight?

My daughter is 13 years old and has gained too much weight. She is now low on confidence and I am finding it hard to help her. Please suggest ways in which I could treat her...

How do I manage my daughter's anxiety?

My daughter suffers from severe anxiety, and I don't know how we can really help her. Do you have any ideas on how we can help her keep it under control?

What is the treatment for anorexia?

My daughter has anorexia. Can this condition be managed with just counselling or does she require medication?

Why is my daughter so distracted when studying?

My daughter is extremely distracted when I ask her to study or write anything. We've tried to play "math games" and have our own little sessions of "Jeopardy" in our house, but...

What depression treatment is there?

I'm 17 years old and have been so depressed lately that I am failing many of my school classes. I have no motivation or interest in anything, not even going out with my friends....

What could cause a constant state of somnolence?

I feel tired all of the time. Even after waking up from a full night of sleep- I always want to sleep. During the day I have a hard time pushing through my tasks. My primary...

Why is my son so angry?

Ever since my son hit about 12 years old, it seems he is overwhelmed with anger and is never happy. What could have caused this, and how can I help him?

Why does my daughter only write about death?

My daughter is 14 years old and I recently happened to see her blog that is a collection of poems pretty much all about death. I'm really worried about this. It doesn't seem...

My daughter is addicted to her phone. What can I do?

My 15 year old daughter spends all her time on her phone. I feel like I don't know who she is anymore. What can I do?

My daughter is prone to hormonal depression. What can I do?

My daughter is highly prone to mood swings and depression right around her periods which just started last year. What can I do to help her?

Can yoga help my son improve his concentration?

My son is 18 years old and is in engineering school. Lately, he has been finding it hard to concentrate in his studies and feels tired right when he tries. Are there any ways...

My daughter still continues to be hyperactive. What should I do?

My daughter is 14 years old but still continues to be hyperactive like a 2 year old. I find it extremely difficult to calm her down at times. Do you think she requires medical...

How can I help my teenage son deal with failure?

My son is 16 years old and has failed his exams. He has always been a good student, but due to health reasons he has failed his 10th grade standardized exams. All of us are upset,...

Wiring a broken jaw

My sister broke her jaw in gymnastics. It has been wired shut. I know the wires will be in about 6 weeks but how long until she is fully recovered?

Can autism be developed?

Is it possible for my child to "develop" autism, or would he have been born with it?

Why doesn't my son want to make friends?

My son is 12 years old and doesn't have much interest in making friends. When he was younger he had friends in school, but now that he's becoming a little more independent he...

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