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Why is my son not gaining weight?

My son is 15 years old and is still underweight. He eats normally and isn't exactly active. Why is he not gaining any weight?

Why is my daughter having irregular periods?

My daughter is 14 years old and has irregular periods. It is not PCOD and the doctor is unable to tell us the cause of this irregularity. What do you think it could be?

Why does my son sweat so much?

My son is 7 years old and he sweats a lot, sometimes more than the average adult. Should this be a concern? Why could he be sweating so much? This typically happens overnight....

Is it normal for children to drink more water than adults?

My son feels very thirsty throughout the day and drinks much more water than both me and my husband. Is there a problem or is it normal?

Can a low carb diet help in controlling an overactive thyroid?

My daughter has an overactive thyroid that is leading to weight gain and irregular periods. Will a low-carb diet help in controlling an overactive thyroid?

What are the symptoms of juvenile diabetes?

My family has a history of diabetes and I am worried about my son getting the disease at an early age. What are the symptoms of juvenile diabetes? What should I look out for?...

My daughter just started her periods and has extreme mood swings. Is it normal in children?

My daughter is 13 years old and has just started her period. Now, she has been experiencing extreme mood swings. Is this normal for her age?

Is stevia okay for juvenile diabletes?

My son has been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes and he is currently 6 years old. Can I use stevia instead of sugar for him?

My daughter is 14 years old and still hasn't gotten her period. Should I be worried?

My daughter just turned 14 year old, but she still hasn't started her period. I'm worried, as all of her friends already had it for a few years, but her pediatrician says this...

My 7 year old son is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Will it affect his growth?

My son is 7 years old and has been detected with type 2 diabetes. We thought that he was a little too young for this diagnosis, so we're worried about his overall health. Do...

My son just doesn’t feel hungry on his own. Should I get some tests done?

My son always has to be forced to eat. He just doesn’t feel hungry on his own. I am now beginning to wonder if could it be due to some hormonal imbalance in the body?

Can childhood obesity be triggered because of a hormone imbalance?

My daughter is 8 years old and, according to the doctor, she is obese. While her food eating habits can be changed, I am thinking that it could also be because of some hormonal...

Can juvenile diabetes be treated?

My son is 9 years old and has been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes. Is this condition likely to improve with time or will he be diabetic all his life?

My son is suddenly gaining a lot of weight. Could it be a hormonal issue?

My son is 10 years old and he has been gaining a lot of weight, particularly around his tummy region. Could this be an issue with their hormones? What should we do to help him?...

My daughter is extremely short for her age. What should I do?

My husband and I are both of average height, but my daughter is extremely short. Why is this? Is there anything we can do about it?

Are there really growth supplements my son can take to be taller?

My son is the shortest in the class, and I really don't want him to fall too much behind on the growth. I did a quick google search and saw something about growth supplements...

My daughter is losing her appetite. Is this connected to a thyroid imbalance?

My daughter has a sudden loss of appetite. I found out that she's been skipping breakfast in the morning, and isn't really helping us pick what we should eat at night. I know...

My son is putting on weight around his hips. Is it a hormonal issue?

My son is 15 years old and he is putting on weight around his hip area. I didn't think this was typical in males. Could this be an hormonal issue?

My son had low blood sugar during exams. Should I get any testing done for him?

My son had low sugar during his exams for which I had to rush him to the ER. But the doctors only gave him some glucose and he was fine and sent off. Should I get his blood sugar...

My son's voice is very high-pitched and he finds it socially embarrassing. Is there anything we can do?

My son is 16, and he has a very soft and high-pitched voice and he finds it very embarrassing socially. Is there a way that this can be treated?

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