Pediatric Recommendations: Some Valuable Resources

It’s rare that I endorse products or websites. Here are two pediatric resources – valuable resources that will help you care for your children. These two sites have provided valuable information and products for our own family, and you will love them as I do. “You totally have to check them out.”

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.

Rhinitis of Pregnancy: Common Myths

Many women struggle with pregnancy rhinitis, rhinitis of pregnancy, or severe stuffy nose during pregnancy. These are the most common myths that I hear from these women in my clinical practice, and the facts!

A Couple Great Sites for Healthcare Info 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): Ron Gutman is founder and CEO of HealthTap, “your Home for Health”. The site officially just launched last month, April 2011. […]

Rhinitis medicamentosa

Using decongestant nasal sprays can get you into serious trouble – your nose can become addicted to them. Rhinitis medicamentosa is the result: SEVERE stuffy nose! Here is a review of the symptoms, how to avoid it, and how it can be managed.

Reflux in Children – Causes and Treatments

Review of Reflux in Children: Causes, and Treatments / Remedies. Without medications – natural remedies.

Alternative Medicine Labels: Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Ayurveda

Cruising the internet for health-related information, you will encounter all sorts of terms and claims. These alternative medicine labels are often used to imply superiority of method or approach by whoever is using them. For example, a site might claim that their remedies are homeopathic, or naturopathic, or “natural,” claiming superior results. With no judgment regarding which is superior, here is a description of these alternative medicine practitioner labels.

8 Dangerous Complications of Sinusitis, But 3 That Can Kill

Complications of sinusitis are fortunately rare. Some of these complications can kill you. Some of them can leave you blind. What are the signs and symptoms? Which symptoms warrant medical attention RIGHT NOW?

3 Year Old Boy Hospitalized For Severe Sinusitis: Simple Cure

There are good scientific studies that have evaluated the efficacy of saline sinus rinses. But seeing is believing. At a time when I was only sporadically doing my own sinus rinses (have I mentioned how I detest doing them?), a distant children’s hospital asked me to help them treat a seriously ill little boy, who was hospitalized with sinusitis. Here is what I recommended. Here is how it turned out …

Can Your Child’s Allergies be Cured with Drops Under the Tongue?

Allergic Rhinitis will affect nearly half of our children. Treatment options include: medications that risk changing brain development and sleep or behavioral problems; “allergy shots,” but nobody likes needles, especially kids. So, are “drops under the tongue” an option? Here’s the scoop …

8 Reasons To See a Physician For Your Child’s Nose Bleeds

You should take your child to a physician ANY time you are concerned about their health. For their nose bleeds, the following are possible red flags to see a physician about …

Your Child’s Nose is Bleeding: What To Do Right Now?

Don’t panic. You can handle this. Take a deep breath. Here’s what to do …