In today’s stressful times, even children are not spared of its impact. How can children escape the ill effects when the parents and family is undergoing stress? It just gets to them, at least in parts. Moreover, some children are inherently sensitive, timid or a bit depressed otherwise also. Such sensitive children must be protected from any shock and allowed to bloom naturally. Much depends on the parents in this regards and yet a small neglect lets the disorder grow.
Fear and worry ( Anxiety Disorder) – Unreasonable worry about the past, present and future, fear, insecurity and continuous dwelling in stress. Such children fear staying alone, the dark and the ghosts. It is but natural that many children fear these things, but in such children, it is observed to be in excess. They tail their mother wherever she goes, remain restless, stammer and speak in spurts, drop things frequently, lack self-confidence and the like are some of the things that show up in such children. They fear even venturing out of home to go to school and cannot even complete their own tasks.
Not getting enough of parental attention, wrong concepts in mind, wrong information, unreasonable punishments, unwanted comparisons from parents and family members, caning are some of the reasons why such children always appear petrified. They tend to lose confidence. Counseling of the children, of the parents and Homoeopathic medicines works wonders for such children.
Depression – One may wonder what kind of depression would be experienced by such tiny children, but it is a growing phenomenon among kids today. Over eating, avoiding food leads to physical ailments, ferocious behavior, melancholy, lagging in studies, repeatedly doing a single task, getting irritated, cranky are all symptoms of some form of depression. Parental discord or depression or any other mental disorder affects the children too. One needs to check the mental health of extremely skinny or extremely obese children.
Divorce of parents, death of a parent, mental disorder in a parent, chronic disease, disability, admitting in a boarding school for education, severe mental shock can lead to depression among children. These symptoms also need counseling and Homeopathic medicines can help treat these children without any side-effects.
Phobia- When a child is extremely fearful of insects, school, certain persons, injections or such things, it is called phobia. When the child faces these things, he may even lose consciousness. School phobia is the toughest to handle. It can be dealt with counseling and constant support from teachers and treatment with Homoeopathic medicines. One needs to first find the reason behind the phobia and take expert help wherever necessary.
Hysteria- In this disorder, no apparent problem is visible, the child just unknowingly behave in a weird fashion feigning pain to attract attention. They complain of headache, stomach ache and may even roll on the floor, fall unconscious, pretend to fall unconscious, which confuses even the doctors at times. A lot of time is wasted in ascertaining whether it is real or fake. However, it is all a staged drama. It puzzles everyone and they get all the tests and examinations done until they realize that only homeopathy can treat it because only Homeopathy can treat mental disorders without any side effects.
Infantile autism is the disorder that is apparent only when the child turns two or two and a half year old. Such children have little or no connect with the outside world. Meaningless blabber, repeatedly doing same tasks, fondling own body or simply sitting motionless are some of the symptoms. They love to play and may not even identify their parents. This disorder has no effective medicine to cure it, but it can be controlled through timely diagnosis and treatment.