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Choline supplementation in children and pregnant women

This article was compiled by Kayla Martin, CNS candidate and edited by Erika Krumbeck, ND. Looking for a great phosphatidylcholine product? Seeking Health has the best. Check it out here! What is choline? Choline is a water-soluble nutrient that is technically neither a vitamin or a mineral. However, it...

Adding herbs to a pediatric ADHD protocol for #Naturopathic #Pediatrics

Adding Herbs to a Pediatric ADHD Protocol

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children. According to the American Psychiatric Association, an estimated 8.4 percent of children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with ADHD. Memory, concentration and ‘appropriate behavior’ are key in a child’s ability to learn and be successful in school. The...

Part 2: #Naturopathic healthy breakfast ideas for #kids! From Naturopathic Pediatrics

PART 2: Naturopathic Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Kids!

The first part of this series talked about WHY EATING BREAKFAST IS SO IMPORTANT FOR KIDS. Eating the most important meal not only improves concentration and academic performance, it reduces the risk of weight gain, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. If you have a child struggling with ADHD you may also...

What you need to know about Lead Exposure in children. From Naturopathic Pediatrics.

What You Need to Know About Lead Exposure in Children

Lead is a naturally occurring toxic metal that can be found in a variety of sources. Lead exposure is often associated with lead paint or high levels of lead found in drinking water in cities like Flint, Michigan. Both children and adults are exposed to lead, but children are particularly...

Can drinking more water make your kid smarter? Dr. Martin from Naturopathic Pediatrics explains

Can drinking more water make your kid smarter?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 a few days without it. Water makes up to about 60-65% of your child’s total weight (up to 75% for...

Should your family try an anti-inflammatory (AI) diet?

Should your family try an anti-inflammatory (AI) diet?

[pro_ad_display_adzone id="11973" corner_curl="1" corner_small=" 26" corner_big="120" corner_animate="1"] // // While gluten-free and casein-free (dairy-free) are terms that many people are now familiar with, it is not always clear why and when to avoid these foods and even if just these two are enough. The anti-inflammatory (AI) diet (and there are many...

MTHFR: the link between ADD/ADHD, folate and genetics

MTHFR: The Link Between ADD/ADHD, Folate, and Genetics

  Attention Deficit Disorders: Do Genetics Play a Role? ADD and ADHD are some of the most common health issues in childhood, with ADHD affecting approximately 11% of children. The symptoms of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and/or inattention associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can affect life at home and at school with...

What to do when the GAPS diet fails

A decade ago Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride published her now-famous book titled Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, Schizophrenia. A few years ago I started noticing a huge trend in parents trying the GAPS diet on their own, either after reading the book or getting...

3 steps to solving your child’s ADHD

Update: Dr. Erika now has an ebook outlining her 3-step approach to ADHD.  Check it out here! Last Saturday, June 1st, I gave a talk at Meadowsweet Herbs here in Missoula about ADHD and the steps I take to heal it naturally. I am happy to share a shortened version of...