Treatment Alternatives for Children

Treatment Alternatives for Children

Lawrence Rosen, Jeff Cohen

Language: English

Pages: 352


Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Parents concerned about the side effects of commonly used over-the-counter and prescription medicines are in search of safe and effective natural treatment alternatives. The National Institutes of Health reports one in nine children use some form of complementary or alternative medicine. A new resource, Treatment Alternatives for Children: Reduce Serious Side Effects with Natural Equivalents to Conventional Remedies for Common Childhood Ailments, co-authored by leading integrative pediatrician Lawrence Rosen MD and holistic dad and author Jeff Cohen, will help parents find science-based natural solutions to childhood illnesses. This book is a Mom's Choice Gold Award honoree.

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5-year-olds. Cavities develop from the bacteria inside the mouth that feeds on food particles left behind after eating and drinking. Mixed together, lactic acid forms and ultimately decomposes the tooth enamel. A cavity may be accompanied by a number of symptoms for your child. Sensitivity to hot or cold foods and beverages is often an early indicator. A throbbing feeling in the tooth is another sign. A visit to the pediatric dentist will be the only surefire way to know if a cavity is present.

swell. The swelling in turn inflames the nasal membranes, causing excessive mucus to build up and stuff up your nose. Parental Guidance “We use eucalyptus and thyme essential oils in a humidifier to ease congestion and cold symptoms, or you can go ahead and put the essential oils in a boiling pot of water and allow the child to breathe the oils in (of course, supervised).” —Kristina, mother to Mariah, age 12, and Nicolas, age 19 months, and founder of Poofy Organics (

allergies than ever before. Parental Guidance “My son suffered seafood and chicken allergies throughout his childhood. Luckily, he outgrew the chicken allergy, but seafood remains a challenge. We found the most effective game plan was prevention, simply teaching my son to ask waiters and chefs about ingredients before consuming anything unusual. It’s amazing how seafood finds its way into sauces, pasta dishes, and even dips.” —Janis, mother to lifelong seafood-allergy-suffering son Among the

and burning from the increased skin sensitivity. If you’re busy right now Googling photos of the beehive hairdo, close your browser and learn about these treatment alternatives. Hives Side-by-Side Comparison Conventional Remedy Treatment Alternative Generic Treatment Diphenhydramine Stinging nettle Sample Brand Name Treatment Benadryl Children’s Allergy Liquid Traditional Medicinals Organic Nettle Leaf Tea How it works Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that helps provide relief from the

including sickle cell anemia, juvenile arthritis, lupus, and fibromyalgia. Good to Know The human body has three main types of joints. Ball-and-socket joints have the greatest range of motion (for example, where the upper arm bone fits into the shoulder blade socket). Hinge joints, as found in the elbow, fingers, and toes, allow movement in only one direction. Finally, gliding joints (such as the wrist and ankle joints) are built for sideways movement. It is estimated that humans have about 250

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