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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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Can drinking more water make your kid smarter?

Water intake is critical for many body functions, but it’s especially important for optimal brain health. It’s so important that the human body can’t live more than […]

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Healthy Kids Get Sick Sometimes (Really!)

In my family medicine practice, I make it a point to tell new parents at their baby’s 9-month well visit, “If she hasn’t had a fever […]

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Should Your Child Avoid Gluten?

A few years ago, most of us didn’t even really know what gluten was. But now, almost all of us know someone or have at least […]

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