Mental health issues, including anxiety and depression, is now the No. 1 health problem facing adolescents in the U.S., exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic that began nearly two years ago.
At Oregon Neurology in Springfield, pediatric neurologist Dr. Jeffrey Frank specializes in treating kids with a variety of conditions, including intense or persistent headaches.
Did you know that headaches are one of the most common reasons kids see their pediatrician? “There are certain types of headaches that happen frequently in children,” says Dr. Pilar Bradshaw. “One is musculoskeletal or tension-based headaches and the other is migraines.”
An emerging field of research on gratitude in kids finds there are physical and emotional benefits when children make a conscious effort to focus on why they are thankful. Dr. Pilar Bradshaw with Eugene Pediatric Associates in Eugene, Oregon, shares tips on how to help instill gratitude in your kids.
The holiday season can be an awe-inspiring time for children, but it’s also a time of year when the risk for injuries increases. Your providers at Eugene Pediatric Associates advise parents to be extra vigilant this time of year to help ensure an injury-free holiday season.