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What do paediatricians do?

Paediatricians diagnose, treat and provide care for babies, kids and teenagers. They deal with illnesses and children’s physical, mental and behavioural development.

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, also known as ADD) is characterised by symptoms including inattention, hyperactivity and impulsive behaviour.

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Kawasaki disease

Kawasaki disease is a rare condition mostly affecting children. It causes fever and inflammation of the blood vessels, but most kids recover without long-term problems.

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Separation anxiety

Separation anxiety disorder commonly occurs among younger children as part of growing up. However it is now also recognised as a condition that can affect adults too, usually alongside other anxiety disorders.

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Anxiety in children

Anxiety is a normal part of life that can sometimes affect children. Learn more about the signs of anxiety in children and how to help them.

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Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common learning disability that makes reading, writing and spelling difficult. Support and special education can help and are most effective when started as early as possible in childhood.

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Oxytocin

Oxytocin is a hormone that makes you feel love and trust. Understand the role of oxytocin and find out if you can adjust the levels of this hormone in your body.

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Tuberous sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis affects parts of the body, behaviour and thinking. If you notice symptoms you should see a doctor, but there are ways to manage the disease.

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Absence seizures

These are a type of epileptic seizure that cause someone to stare, and lose awareness for a few seconds. They’re also called ‘petit mal’ seizures.

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Angelman syndrome

A rare syndrome causing physical and intellectual disability. It can’t be cured, but some therapies can improve the quality of life of those affected.

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