Children 5-12 Archives - Page 8 of 8 - Naturopathic Pediatrics

Let them eat dirt (The Hygiene Hypothesis)

  Have you guys heard of something called the “Hygiene Hypothesis?” The Hygiene Hypothesis states that much of the chronic disease in the First World is […]

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Allergies, asthma and eczema: The Th1/Th2 story

  It’s spring here in Missoula and you know what that means: hay fever season is just around the corner. If you’re a hay fever sufferer […]

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Iron-rich foods for kids and infants

Oh the things we put our kids through! Parents – do you remember doing the newborn heel-stick to check for PKU and other metabolic diseases? (Did […]

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Don’t suppress that fever! (and why I don’t like Tylenol)

Annika, my 9 month old, got her first fever over Christmas. It went up to 105.8° F (on a temporal artery thermometer). I can just hear […]

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Calcium – the great milk myth

Calcium is one of the most important minerals in the body and is involved in much more than just bone formation.  Calcium is required for our […]

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