Ask The Expert – Breathe Easier with Acupuncture Part 2

This is Part 2 of the Ask-the-Expert article on using Acupuncture as a remedy for Childhood Asthma. Please see Part 1, Acupuncture for Childhood Asthma, for an introduction to our expert, Robin Green, who has earned a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as a License in Acupuncture. I want to send a […]

Ask The Expert – Acupuncture For Childhood Asthma?

It is with great excitement that I introduce our expert for this Ask The Expert series – Robin Green, L.Ac. (that’s Licensed Acupuncturist). She has also earned a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MTCM)! Robin is well-trained and experienced in the healing arts, and she is passionate about working to optimize the health of […]

When Considering Probiotics, Consider This

Randomized Clinical Trials have clearly demonstrated benefits of Probiotics for certain populations, but what do you look for when looking for a probiotic? Here is a review of the things to consider.

Probiotics: Do They Work?

Do Probiotics Help Restore a Healthy Balance in Our Microbiome? What we really want to know is this: Do probiotics help reduce symptoms of any diseases? Do probiotics help reduce respiratory symptoms of allergies, rhinitis, sinusitis, asthma, or viral URI syndrome? Do probiotics help reduce symptoms of diarrhea or other GI imbalances? Do they help […]

5-Step Program to Eliminate Chronic Sinusitis (and 1 more)

We know that chronic sinusitis is the result of biofilm-forming bacteria. How can we use that information to treat sinusitis? Here is a 5-step program to eliminate biofilm and sinusitis – for you or your child.

Probiotics: An Introduction

I recently reviewed how our microbiome – the menagerie of living microorganisms living within us – and how the balance of our microbiome can affect our health and well-being in a couple articles here. This article will briefly review the definitions of Probiotics and a couple other terms that you will want to be familiar […]

Is That Ear Infection Really New Teeth?

The most common diagnosis of infancy is Otitis. Ear Infections. But what if many of those are something else? How common is it for TEETHING to be diagnosed as Otitis? Read on for more, and – most importantly – what to do about it.

Quit Smoking: Do It For Your Kids

For my adult patients over the years, only 2 methods have worked CONSISTENTLY to quit smoking: hypnosis and acupunture. Here is a step-by-step guide to your success.

Better Living Through LESS Chemistry: 8 Natural Alternatives to Toxic Cleaners

Volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) are ubiquitous – they are all around us, and in us. In addition to allergies, rhinitis, asthma, alterations in our immune systems, and neuro-toxicity, these toxins have been linked to cancer, diabetes, and birth defects. We have recently reviewed how to reduce them in our water and our food. Here are some small steps that will make a BIG difference in your life.

Better Living Through LESS Chemistry: Food & Water

Bottled Water It’s Embarrassing Americans spend more money on bottled water than iPods or movie tickets! Not that those are expenditures to be proud of. It’s a WASTE Americans churn through 2.5 Million plastic bottles EVERY HOUR of every day.  It is estimated that the amount of oil used to produce those bottles could fuel […]

What is the Unified Airway?

In practical terms the Unified Airway Model predicts that challenges affecting one anatomic area of the aero-digestive tract will also likely affect one or more of the other components. Here is the evidence for he UAM, and how to use it to get your kids better.

The 8 Basic Principles to Control Your Child’s Sinusitis

For most of my sinusitis patients, the doctors have tried everything to treat their sinus troubles. Their parents feel like their kids are an ongoing experiment for those docs. Chronic sinusitis is a challenge. Everyone is frustrated: the child, the parents, the docs. There is no easy answer. No quick cure. Even so, you CAN make things better with a few simple rules. Here are the 8 basic tips that you can follow to improve the quality of life for YOUR little boogor-head.