Health and Beauty Challenges for Childern

Every one among us have remained very closely with children, and we all know that children and teens are more prone to infections than the adult. Many nutrients increase the disease fighting capabilities of the teens. Among these are, Beta-carotene, Vitamin C, Vitamin E and selenium. Zinc is also included in the same class of nutrients that boost the immune system. To know the food sources of these nutrients.
Effects of Zinc deficiency: If the child in not getting the mentioned nutrients he may suffer from different diseases, like Diarrhea, Eczema, infection, sickle-cell anemia and taste perception. Due to these conditions the child physical, mental, social and self-esteem can be adversely affected.  So as a precautionary matter, give your child the immune system enhancer foods to give shelter to him from the mentioned diseases.

Zinc is a miracle mineral, have a variety of uses in these body conditions, Lets see the dosage of zinc in these conditions. The after the abstract of the findings, however, if you are interested to know about the detailed guidelines of zinc dosage in these conditions, please click on the, NIH, Zinc Facts Sheet.

  • Diarrhea: Diarrhea is on one of the fatal disease, faced by the underdeveloped and developing countries of the world. Zinc, aids in the cure of this disease, lets see the generalized  dosage regimen of the same, earlier that we see the dosage regimen f the zinc in diarrhea, let me remind the essential point that a dosage can accurately decide by a professional health care professional only. The below dosage regimens a generalized one, based upon the available data. Children from age six months:  20 mg of zinc in the syrup form, as acetate. Up to two years of children: 40 mg of zinc acetate. Dosage frequency and duration: Once daily and duration varies according to the child's condition.
  • Eczema: being a teenager if you are facing the eczema then first note that zinc can help you to cure eczema. Being an anti inflammatory, it helps to cut the swelling, redness and itching of the eczema teens. As a hormonal system, enhance its boots your hormonal system to further aid in the cause elimination of eczema. Now, let's see the dosage regime of zinc in eczema, It is recommended in the 22.5 mg. Frequency and duration of intake are individually adjusted by the healthcare provider. Commonly it ranges from once daily intake to thrive. Duration of the treatment ranges till 8 months. In this condition, the sustained release formulation of zinc capsules is usually used.
  •  Infection: Low immunity level has given rise to the frequent infections for the child. Zinc, in general, is recommended until one year to cut the recurrences of infections. As a child care, personal, you know that RTI  is common in childhood. There is a variety of the studies, to find the dosage of the zinc in the respiratory conditions. Dosage ranges from 10 mg, -20 mg and the duration vary from five days to six months.
  • Malaria: Zinc as a hormonal and immune system enhancer, also use in the treatment of malaria. Dosage ranges from 10 mg to 20 mg. Duration of treatment ranges from four days to seven days.
  • Sickle cell anemia:  it is  commonly associated with teenagers. Dosage is 10 mg per day.
  • Taste perception: Zinc in its chelate form is used, mg / 1 kg body weight, for three months.


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