General pediatrics is filled with kids who have chronic runny noses, poorly controlled eczema and asthma, and many of them need allergy testing.
The gut is the hub for about 70 percent of our immune system. An inflamed gut makes our bodies struggle to effectively and efficiently absorb all the nutrients from our food.
The outdated use of genetics says that our genes are fixed and we will likely have the same diseases our parents or grandparents had.
Between 5-30% of children are constipated. Here’s how to address this condition
Inflammation is an intricate, complex response by the whole body to what it perceives as a threat.
Being barefooted and outside has many health benefits. My entire life, I have always gone barefooted as much as possible. It makes me feel good, and now that there is a growing body of research on grounding or earthing, I can justify my desired shoeless existence. And yes, I find it comical that we have […]
The video below addresses the case of a 7-year old little girl who was having constipation and “stooling” accidents every day. She came to see me with three years of encopresis despite being on ½ capful of MiraLAX® (Polyethylene glycol 3350) daily. She’d also had recurrent urinary tract infections and was on a prophylactic antibiotic to help prevent any […]
What if your baby’s constipation reached the point that every time he felt the urge to poop you had to “help” him by pulling him onto your lap and bicycling his legs? What if that didn’t work and you had to relieve his bowels by hand? That was the case with this family. They couldn’t even leave […]