Adolescents 13-18 Archives - Naturopathic Pediatrics

Gynecomastia (Man Boobs) in Teenage Boys

“Um, why does my son have boobs?” Parents sometimes ask this question about their newborn babies. After floating around in mom’s estrogen-rich womb for nine months, […]

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Reducing Death – One Means At a Time (Suicide Prevention for Teens)

An impressive and overwhelming website has just come to my attention.  I’d like to share it with you.  It’s impressive because it contains so much information, […]

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A Naturopathic Approach to Treating Asthma: Part II

If you haven’t read “A Naturopathic Approach to Treating Asthma: Part I”, now is the time to do so! In “Part I”, I discuss the basics […]

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Magnesium for mental health: is your child getting enough?

Magnesium is an important mineral for children’s overall health. It’s involved in over 300 types of reactions in the body  including energy production, regulating the functions […]

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A Naturopathic Approach to Treating Asthma: Part I

Naturopathic doctors use a variety of strategies to treat children with asthma – this includes both conventional asthma medications and natural therapies. Before we talk about […]

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Does Your Child Have Social Anxiety?

Anxiety is a common problem.   Did you know that anxiety disorders affect 1 in 8 children?  Social Anxiety is just one type of anxiety disorder. […]

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