Common problems faced in childhood: parasites or worms, asthma, cough, cold, ADD, poor concentration, poor memory, unexplained diarrhea and vomiting.
According to ayurveda: childhood is dominated by kapha. Therefore kapha aggravating diet such as ice creams, soft drinks, refined foods, excessive sugar intake causes asthma, cough cold.
Vata aggravating diet and lifestyle such as watching TV late nights and playing video games for longer duration causes ADD, poor concentration, poor memory.
Also junk food and excessive sugar intake causes worms which cause loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, and loss of memory.
Supplements – Pulmotone, Suswas and Kasno are given in cough, cold and asthma. Happimento, Ayumedha , Abhitone syrup are given in ADD, poor memory and poor concentration. Gloderm syrup is given if there are worms. Along with this avoiding kapha and vata aggravating diet and lifestyle is also helpful.