More Natural Eczema Treatments

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 Justin) When our daughter, Nellie, started getting red patches on her arms and legs at around 6 months, […]

Review of Natural Eczema Remedies

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 readers of this blog – the mother of a little boy who was “allergic to everything,” […]

Make Your Home Allergy-Friendly: Steps to Take NOW

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 – exposure to the allergens – in our homes? The following is a […]

Asthma Video – 3D Animation

Asthma, and the associated chronic aero-digestive inflammatory disorders (ear infectins, rhinitis, sinusitis, etc), can be challenging to manage. However, in addition to the pharmaceutical treatments that your doctors may prescribe, you also may want to consider the non-medicine solutions: yoga, meditation, herbal remedies, even acupuncture. This asthma video explains the airway inflammation that occurs, and I review the non-drug remedies to control asthma.

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 pestering Tasha to tell us more about what it is like to have a child […]

The Hygiene Hypothesis: Are Dirty Children Healthy Children?

Is Grime Good For Our Kids? We are a nation obsessed with cleanliness, convinced that dirt is dangerous. We carry hand-sanitizer (“hanitizer” according to my 4-year-old), and we see sanitizer dispensers everywhere: schools, gyms, the library. And that seems reasonable. After all, we transmit fewer bacteria between us when we sanitize our hands on a […]

Quercetin for Asthma, Rhinitis, Sinusitis

Quercetin is a potent over-the-counter, naturally-occurring anti-inflammatory agent. It is the strongest naturally-occurring antihistamine, and is available as chewable tablet for children! Recommended by “Treatment Alternatives for Children” by Lawrence Rosen, MD.

Stuffy Nose? Use Nasal Spray or Decongestant? Or something else?

You have a stuffy nose. What to do about it? Use nasal spray? Or use decongestant? What about rhinitis medicamentosa? This article is your guide to clearing that nose, to get you breathing easier! Like right now, without medications!

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.

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.

Allergies and Asthma

Allergies and asthma go together: One-third of those with allergic rhinitis will develop asthma at some time. Even higher in children! Can that be avoided? The answer is yes. Read more to find out how.

Guided Imagery and Sinusitis?

Dr. Grossan’s book, Free Yourself From Sinus and Allergy Problems Permanently, includes a rare description of Guided Imagery to help manage sinusitis. Worth a read …