8 Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Child’s Nose Bleeds

Sufficient vitamin C in their diet, and a multivitamin (you ARE giving your kids daily multivitamins, aren’t you?!). Vitamin C helps the body make strong collagen, a major component of the nasal epithelium and of blood vessel walls Sufficient … [Continue reading]

What is Sinusitis ?

Sinusitis in Children Sinusitis in children is almost always associated with rhinitis - it is rare to see sinusitis without inflammation of the nose also.  Most clinicians who treat children with sinusitis therefore refer to “rhinosinusitis,” and … [Continue reading]

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

Pediatric ENT, pediatric sinusitis, allergies, rhinitis, asthma, otitis, reflux, integrative holistic

Fortunately, the anterior position of most bleeding in the nose also means that most nose bleeds in children can be easily controlled. When faced with your child’s bleeding nose, do the following: Take a deep breath – even though it seems like … [Continue reading]

Anatomy of Nose Bleeds in Children

Epistaxis Nose Bleeds

I have been seeing my recurrent and chronic nose-bleeders in clinic again. It goes with the season. Now that we are in the cold-weather, heat-is-on-air-is-dry season, you are bringing your children with nose bleeds to see me in clinic again. So I … [Continue reading]

Allergic Rhinitis CAN Be Controlled – Here’s How

Allergic rhinitis – usually simply called “allergies” - is a chronic illness resulting in stuffy, runny nose, nasal congestion. Itchy, burning eyes and general low energy are often associated. You know all that, or you wouldn’t be reading this, … [Continue reading]