When this naturopathic doctor recommends topical steroids for eczema (!) – The case of baby Benjamin

  Benjamin* is the baby who was always scratching himself. This little guy had to wear baby mittens because otherwise he would scratch his skin until […]

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How to do wet wraps for eczema (atopic dermatitis)

It sounds weird, it feels strange, but of all the options for severe eczema treatment my favorite is wet wraps! Do you know how to do […]

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5 Reasons to Take Probiotics During Pregnancy

Probiotics are the “good” bacteria or microorganisms that live in and on our bodies. We actually have more bacteria living in us than we do cells! […]

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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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Naturopathic Treatment for Infant Eczema

Eczema (aka Atopic Dermatitis)  is very common, and it frequently first pops up infancy affecting anywhere from 5-20% of children.  I’ve seen many babies, some as […]

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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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