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Dr. Oscar Ramon Sans Capella is a leading premier Child Neurologist. Stresses in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in childhood and adolescence. Graduate of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, made the Fellowship at the University of Louisville. Today is neurophysiologist in Sant Joan de Deu and Coordinator of the Unit of Sleep Disorders.
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Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that begins in childhood and is characterized by an excessive increaDisorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that begins in childhood and is characterized by an excessive increase in impulsivity, hyperactivity, as well as difficulty sustaining attention in an activity for a period of time I continued. When this type of behavior is persistent, more frequent and higher than usual in children of age intensity, ends up affecting their school performance and their relations in various areas of their lives. According to the predominant symptoms in the child, the three types of ADHD are the inattentive (inattention), the hyperactive-impulsive, and combined, to comply with symptomatology of both types simultaneously. The origin of this disease is highly genetic and is due to a malfunction of some neurotransmitters (messengers) of the area of the brain responsible for executive system that dominates the ability of concentration and attention. Moreover, in many cases, children affected by ADHD also suffer from other disorders such as depression, anxiety or learning disorders. Therefore, it is important to establish proper treatment appropriate to each patient's diagnosis, but usually psychotherapy with specialized academic support and guidance of parents combined.
Insomnia also frequently affects children, knowing as childhood insomnia or sleep disorders in children. Sleep needs vary from child, so that there isInsomnia also frequently affects children, knowing as childhood insomnia or sleep disorders in children. Sleep needs vary from child, so that there is a consistent pattern on the hours a child should sleep. One can speak of childhood insomnia when a child has trouble sleeping or regularly maintain it throughout the night. If you are tired and / or sleepy during the day it is also a sign of childhood insomnia.
Sleep disorders are a group of disorders that occur in preventing sleep stages enjoy a proper rest, continuous and restful. This type of disorder
Sleep disorders are a group of disorders that occur in preventing sleep stages enjoy a proper rest, continuous and restful. This type of disorder can have several causes, such as physical or psychological disease (hyperthyroidism, anxiety ...), and even cause other diseases or problems in daily life (fatigue, poor performance, daytime sleepiness ...). Therefore the medical diagnosis is necessary to determine their causes. Among the most common sleep disorders are distinguished: insomnia, which is the inability to fall or stay asleep properly according to the physical needs of each person; It is sleepwalking, which is a state in which the person stands up and acts in a semi-conscious during sleep, unaware of what you do not remember; night terrors, fear episodes of agitation that may be associated with sleepwalking; or nightmares, which are unpleasant and frightening dreams that cause a rude awakening in both children and adults.
Autism is a chronic neurological disorder that is usually diagnosed in the first years of life of children and primarily affecting development in the Autism is a chronic neurological disorder that is usually diagnosed in the first years of life of children and primarily affecting development in the area of social interaction and communication. In addition, often they have repetitive behaviors, both in his actions and speech, although depending on the case and severity some autistic fail to speak. The causes of this disease are not known, but the genetic factor plays an important role in its development. In addition, there is no cure for autism, although behavioral therapies and certain medications can help control symptoms. Asperger syndrome can be considered a mild form of autism, as well as difficulties in speech and social interaction, often characterized as people with this disorder have a clearly above-average skills in a particular area (for example, in the calculation) and a remarkable memory for some details. On the other hand, Rett syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system that is often confused with autism and that is a regression in development that mostly affects the handling of the hands and expressive language.
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