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 […]

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 […]

Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Otitis, Laryngitis, Adenoiditis, Tonsillitis Are All Connected

Cut From the Same Cloth The Unified Airway Model helps explain why children who have rhinitis also get more than their share of otitis (ear infections) or adenoiditis or tonsillitis or sinusitis or asthma exacerbations, etc. All these anatomic regions have a similar lining, and when one area becomes inflamed or infected, they can all […]

What is Sinusitis ?

Strictly speaking, sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses ― air-filled cavities in the skull and facial skeleton. Sinusitis often follows infection in the nose (virus, bacteria, or mold), or inflammation in the nose (rhinitis) from some other cause, such as from allergies – allergic rhinitis. Here are the details, with figures.
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