What to do if your child is frequently ill?Usually, children, like adults, do not suffer from colds more often 2-3 times a year.And if it happens more often?If the child is frequently ill SARS, sometimes 10-12 times a year, and grasps a runny nose, where the other children are healthy, it can be attributed to the so-called group of sickly children.Usually this problem is closely connected with the peculiarities of immunity, and for such a child, even a slight cold ends complications - otitis media, bronchitis, sinusitis.Children's immune system may be weakened for various reasons: poor environmental situation in the region of residence, is not enough complete and balanced nutrition, genetic predisposition, intrauterine infection.Alone or in combination of these factors contribute to the formation of poor immune response due to failure and the humoral and cellular immunity.As a result, this leads to the fact that the child is often sick colds, sometimes with bacterial complications.
Why does a child is often sick?The immune system of children up to 4 years is fundamentally different from an adult.Young children do not get sick almost - it gets after birth maternal antibodies that protect them.They keep coming up with mother's milk.Thus, we can say that a child who is breastfed is passive immunity.After this period, the child's body is obliged to start their own produce its own antibodies in contact with the infection.That's where the problems begin.Firstly, the source of infection may be relatives, bringing viruses street work and other public places.Second, often sick child who attends kindergarten.There he was faced with a mass of various infections, and a weakened immune system that does not stand up.Also, the child is often sick, if the body has a persistent focus of infection.To those include chronic tonsillitis and adenoids.
If the child is frequently ill, and cases of SARS are registered more than four times a year, pediatricians advise taking immunomodulatory drugs, and, in principle, they will be right.However, correction of immunity deal with, especially children, it is better to immunologists, and based on the results of an immunogram.
What to do if a child is frequently ill SARS?There are some fairly simple steps to strengthen the immune system.
child should eat a full and varied for the balanced development of all organs and systems.
Try as much as possible to walk with him in the open air - this is one of the easiest methods of hardening.
do with the child morning exercises.Physical development strengthens the body as a whole and contributes to the proper humoral regulation of many processes.
engaged in the prevention of SARS.In time dispose of inflammatory lesions in the body - the dentist, sanitize tonsils and adenoids.
If you still have not managed to avoid the cold, try to avoid complications - time to start antiviral treatment.