New Delhi, Oct 22: A recent study has found that any adverse event or household dysfunction in childhood may affect a child's health and weight for a short-term.
As per the study, the children exposed to early adversity have increased risk of asthma, infection, somatic complaints, and sleep disruption.
"The majority of research on early adversity has looked at long-term adult outcomes. While this research has helped identify the problem, we must also deepen our understanding of what is happening in the brains and bodies of our children as they experience adversity," said Debby Oh, Researcher at the Center for Youth Wellness, US in a statement.
The children can be recover from the negative health effects with the appropriate intervention. The researchers suggested that making early detection a powerful tool to protect the health and well-being of children before long-term adult outcomes occur.