A Mother’s Experience with Natural Eczema Remedies

A mother’s experience with natural, home remedies for eczema: nutrition, avoiding triggers, supplements, and skin care.

Introducing Tasha and Mike: A Mother’s Experience

Mothers often know more than doctors. A mother with a sick child has seen and heard it all, has been to many “experts,” and has often tried many “alternative” remedies. We can all learn from a mother’s experience. Introducing Tasha, mommy to Mike, who will share her experience here on this site, on the topics of eczema, asthma, allergies, and some natural remedies.

Got Milk ALTERNATIVE? Milk Alternatives From Other Animals

If cow’s milk products are triggers for your eczema, asthma, or sinusitis, you need some alternatives. This is the first in two-part article on milk alternatives. Part 1: Animal alternatives to cow’s milk. Next time, Part 2: Plant alternatives to cow’s milk.

11 Home Remedies to Treat Eczema (plus one more)

Many children (and adults) with allergies or asthma also struggle with Eczema – atopic dermatitis of the skin. This is a review of Eczema, and description of 11 natural remedies to try at home – instead of more steroids.

Better Living Through Less Chemistry: Hope

Sure, we have all benefited from the convenience of chemistry in our lives. But we are all exposed to the toxins that result. Here is a collection of simple steps you can take to reduce toxins in your diet, your water, your air, and in your home.

Herbal Remedies for Reflux (GERD)

Got reflux? GERD? Want to avoid medications and their possible side effects? Here are some herbal remedies for reflux: A list of 9 natural herbal remedies for treating reflux – GERD (and 1 herb to avoid!)

Rhinitis of Pregnancy 3.0

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 to do with Rhinitis of Pregnancy. During the short life of […]

Some Tips For My Regular Readers (and patients)

Many of my regular readers (big HUG) are also families that I see in my clinic. First, thank you for entrusting the care of your children to me. I see this as a great privilege, and a huge responsibility. And as a parent, I know how difficult it can be to put the health of […]

Pediatric Complementary, Alternative Medicine: CAM for Children

CAM Use in Children? Many of us seek complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) remedies. But how many of us look to CAM remedies for our children? How widespread is CAM for children? It was recently reported that nearly 12% of all children in the United States have used some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). […]

A Story About a Sugar: The X-Factor

There are few proven ways to reduce ear infections in children. What we hear about – what our pediatricians prescribe – are antibiotics, and surgical procedures. What we don’t hear about are cheap natural products that WORK. Here is the story of one such product: Xylitol. Xylitol is proven to reduce ear infections in prospective clinical trials. Read more to learn how.

A Couple Great Sites for Healthcare Info

healthTap.com I want to recommend 2 great sites for soon-to-be mothers, mothers of newborns, and mothers of babies in their first year of life (Dr. Greene’s site is for all children, too): www.HealthTap.com www.DrGreene.com Ron Gutman is founder and CEO of HealthTap, “your Home for Health”. The site officially just launched last month, April 2011. […]

Can Your Child Think Away Their Asthma?

Can you think your way to better health? The Mind-Body Connection. Let’s say you (or your child) have asthma – can simply imagining yourself healthier, breathing more easily, controlling your anxiety, actually improve your asthma symptoms? Randomized Clinical Trials – the gold standard for medical evidence – are suggesting that the answer is yes. Picturing […]