Sinusitis Complications in High Risk Children

Sinusitis Complications in High Risk Children, Russell Faust, boogordoctor, sinusitis

Sinusitis Complications in High Risk Children Can Be Challenging! One of the most widely-read articles on this site is my post on the Complications of Sinusitis in Children. I wrote that nearly two years ago; it’s time for an update. Many parents … [Continue reading]

Acupuncture for Tonsillectomy Pain?

Acupuncture to treat tonsillectomy pain

"Alternative" Treatments for Children: You may have already read about the benefits of Yoga for asthma, and my review of Acupuncture in Children, or how it may be used to improve (reduce) asthma symptoms. Me? Acupuncture helps reduce my back pain. … [Continue reading]

Caring For The Child Who is Allergic to EVERYTHING


From the boogordoctor (aka, Dr. Russell Faust): I am honored to bring my readers more from Tasha. You may remember her introduction almost exactly a year ago, with Some Effective Natural Remedies Based on a Mother's Experience. Well, I have been … [Continue reading]

Colic Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

colicky baby, what is colic, colic

Part 3 of 3 - The Problem May be Mother's Diet: This is Part 3 in series on your Colicky Baby. Whether you are nursing your baby or not, your baby’s diet may be the cause of their colic. But if you are nursing, the problem may be in your diet. This … [Continue reading]

Rhinitis of Pregnancy 3.0

nasal congestion during pregnancy rhinitis

Most Popular Topic: Rhinitis of Pregnancy (Stuffy Nose due to pregnancy) That beautiful flower in the photo that accompanies this post is the Manuka flower. Source of Manuka honey from the honey bees of New Zealand. Read on to find out what that has … [Continue reading]

Rhinitis of Pregnancy – What It Is, What To Do About It

Nasal Congestion During Pregnancy Rhinitis

(be sure to see links to more articles on Rhinitis of Pregnancy at the end) Miracles Yes, growing a new human inside you is a miracle, one of life’s wonders. Something to cherish, and we men envy this about you. You –  woman – are … [Continue reading]

Honey – Natural Antibiotic

Image: Honey: Nature's Antibiotic

You may have noticed that your honey never seems to develop mold or bacterial contamination, even when it isn’t refrigerated after opening.  We now know why this is: honey has innate anti-microbial activity. Cool. Honey is a natural antibiotic! Read … [Continue reading]

More Natural Eczema Treatments

colicky baby, what is colic, colic

Baby Eczema: One Family’s Journey Guest Post by father of Nellie, Justin Chan  A huge shout-out and thanks to the Chan family for sharing their experience here! (Our recent Infographic on Ezcema Natural Treatments was generously shared by … [Continue reading]

Review of Natural Eczema Remedies

GoodnessBee eczema ointment

Long-time readers of this medical information resource blog (bless you) may know that we struggle with eczema in our youngest son. Here is my first article here on that experience: Natural Remedies for Eczema. Since then, one of the regular … [Continue reading]

Stoked About

Sacred Herbals ... because you body is your temple ®

          Introducing Sacred Herbals to my community here at ... I'm so grateful for my readership here, and for your support and feedback. So I want y'all to be the first to hear about a … [Continue reading]

Is Autism the Result of TOO MANY Connections?

Autism - autism spectrum disorder - may be caused by lack of pruning dendritic spikes: too many connections

Normal Brain Development Making Connections During normal brain development, there is an explosive increase in the number of cells – neurons – formed. There is also an explosion in the number of connections between those neurons – synapses, formed … [Continue reading]

Make Your Home Allergy-Friendly: Steps to Take NOW

scanning electron micrograph of pollen (colorized)

Some of us experience allergies sometime during our lives ... the majority of us, in fact. Allergies are more than a nuisance: they can contribute to asthma or sinusitis. So what to do about allergies? What can be done to reduce the triggers - … [Continue reading]

Bench to Bedside: Asthma Heterogeneity, Part 2 – Joseph Arron

Asthma is Complex (video) Asthma heterogeneity underlies the difficulty, the challenge, of developing effective asthma therapy. This heterogeneity - the fact that asthma is complex and a multifactorial disorder - is nicely explained in this video by … [Continue reading]

Pure Joy

Pure Joy Biking

To witness pure joy in another human is a wonderful thing; to witness pure joy in a baby or toddler is magical. Watching joy in another living being somehow reaches deep into us, connects us with them. To see the surprise and joy in a baby animal … [Continue reading]

Asthma Video – 3D Animation

Asthma Video Russell Faust, MD, PhD, aka the boogor doctor

Below is a video from YouTube that describes what happens during asthma - inflammation of the airway. I have described asthma here in previous articles as airway "sensitivity." I think of asthma in that way because when I see a child with asthma in … [Continue reading]

Exposure to specific allergens in infants may reduce asthma risk

It's called the Hygiene Hypothesis - the notion that the epidemic of allergies and asthma is the result of our modern fear of "germs." That is, we are just a little too clean: we protect our children from everything; we don't let them play in dirt … [Continue reading]

Asthma SuperStars: Gary Hall, Sr.’s Advice for Summer Camp

Swimming legend, Gary Hall, talks about how kids with Asthma can reduce their problems this summer: This week in our Asthma SuperStars series, we got to sit down with swim legend Gary Hall, Sr. to talk about reducing asthma exacerbations this … [Continue reading]

Video: 8 Home Remedies For Sinusitis

Russell Faust, MD, PhD, boogordoctor

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Video: Suffering From Asthma Cough ? Try 9 Home Remedies

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