Sleep has been elusive for so many people over this past year with the pandemic, especially for children and teenagers. Disrupted schedules, fear and anxiety about the virus, and not being able to see friends and loved ones for so long took a serious toll on even the most sound sleepers. Even though school is
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Once again, many of our physicians were recognized for their outstanding work and patient care. Austin Monthly magazine recently named its “Top Docs for Kids” in the April issue, with ten of our CNCA physicians making the list. We’re not surprised — we know kids. It’s our specialty. We are passionate about meeting them, treating
Child Neurology Consultants of Austin is proud to start off the year with a special honor. Several of our physicians have been named to Austin Monthly’s annual listing of “Top Doctors.” Our practice is grateful to have so many regularly recognized by our peers across the local Austin community, and especially this year when everyone
How much do you know about ADHD? There’s a fair chance that someone in your immediate circle is affected by it. According to a recent study in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), roughly one in ten children and teens in the U.S. face challenges of this common neurodevelopmental disorder. The CDC also says
We are often reminded that if we don’t get enough sleep, our bodies will suffer. Healthful, restorative sleep is necessary for optimal brain function (especially in children) and boosts immunity–something that is so important right now for all of us as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. But can too much sleep actually be harmful, too?
“Fear of failure” isn’t a new concept among kids and teenagers. Mounting academic pressures combined with a more dominant social media culture have exacerbated this “need for perfection” over recent years. While it can be debilitating, contributing to bouts of anxiety or depression which can cause headaches, migraines and even seizures, there are solutions to
Students across Central Texas are heading back to school over these next few weeks. But whether they are going back in person, online, or participating in a hybrid option, there are bound to be fears and anxieties (both for children and parents) with the start of this new school year. Child Neurology Consultants of Austin’s
Sleep is proving to be a struggle right now for many children. The upending of schedules, home learning, and uncertainty that the Coronavirus situation has lent to daily life are all likely contributors to nighttime restlessness. Adding to this current wave of insomnia are longer daylight hours as summer approaches, and already existing sleep challenges
Join us on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CT The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented change and stress. To help support our families during this time, we are launching a series of video broadcasts to be streamed live on Facebook about various topics that impact our patient families. The next Facebook Live event
A recent report says that hospital ERs have seen a big increase in the number of kids and teens reporting headaches. What is causing the increase? And is there anything kids (and parents) can do to prevent them? Dr. Lindsay Elton, pediatric neurologist who specializes in headaches/migraines, says she is not surprised by the report.