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The newborn screening tests are very important in order to determine if there is any trouble that can affect the health of the baby. Child care experts always recommend these test as it will help you to know health condition of your baby and you can take care of the newborn accordingly. Here are some of the most commonly found disorders in newborns:
The Phenylketonuria is one disorder that causes mental problems in the child. This disorder results in problems with the metabolism of the newborn and cause defected mental growth. The Phenylketonuria is a toxic element that damages the brain and causes permanent mental problem as the effected brain can never be cured. However, if the Phenylketonuria is detected in a newborn then it can be treated before it starts damaging the brain. The newborn has to maintain a special diet for the rest of the life once treated on the childhood. This is the only way to provide the newborn with a possible normal; life.
The Congenital adrenal hyperplasia is one of the most dangerous conditions of an infant’s health as it can cause death eventually. The Congenital adrenal hyperplasia causes the adrenal gland to reduce fewer hormones than required which causes many kinds of defects in the newborn. The amount of salt in the kidney decreases in kidney and the newborn faces deadly health issues and can even die. The Congenital adrenal hyperplasia is to be treated at the early days for the cure of the baby.
To have a properly working immunity system and the nervous system the newborn needs vitamin H, which is a type of vitamin B-complex, but if the baby is suffering from Biotinidase Deficiency then the amount of vitamin H creation decreases in the body. The lack of biotin causes this and that happens only because of Biotinidase Deficiency. It can cause many physical deformation and death. The babies can only be treated by providing them with biotin.