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If your child has an intellectual disability (ID), their brain doesn't develop properly. Their brain may also not function within the normal range of both intellectual and adaptive functioning. In the past, medical professionals called this condit...
Irritability is a feeling of agitation. When you're irritable, you become frustrated or upset easily. You might experience it in response to stressful situations. It may also be a symptom of a mental or physical health condition.
It is normal to have periods of low energy when one needs to rest and recuperate. However, if low energy persists and a person continually feels sluggish, disinterested in life, and has low energy, the situation should be investigated by a physician.
Lethargy is a symptom that causes you to feel sleepy or fatigued and sluggish. This sluggishness may be in terms of movements or in thinking. You're described as lethargic if you have these symptoms.
A fontanel is more commonly known as a soft spot. When a baby is born, they typically have several fontanels where bones of their skull haven't fused yet. A newborn has fontanels on the top, back, and sides of their head.
Gait, the process of walking, and balance are intricate movements. They rely on proper functioning from several areas of the body, including the:
- sensory nerves
Separated sutures are gaps that can appear between the bones in an infant's skull. Learn more about the causes and signs of this serious condition.
Find detailed information on headaches, including types, causes, symptoms, and remedies.
Seven out of 10 people in the U.S. have at least one headache per year, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). And it is estimated that 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. Headaches are an important cause of days mi...
Children reach developmental milestones at their own pace. Minor delays aren't cause for concern. Ongoing delays can be. Read more on developmental delays.
Nystagmus is a condition that causes involuntary, rapid movement of one or both eyes. It often occurs with vision problems.