Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese form of medicine that is used for treatment of many different chronic illnesses
Asthma is a relatively common chronic illness of the childhood years. It can be debilitating but can be controlled if the parent and child learn the factors that can aggravate the symptoms.
Breast feeding is the best form of nutrition for the newborn infant. Breastfeeding will boost the immunity of the child and prevent many illnesses. Proper coaching and patience in the initial few days leads to a fruitful experience for the mother and child.
Chicken Pox was once a very common childhood infection. However, the prevalence of the illness has decreased as vaccination has become mandatory. Usually, this is a self-limiting viral illness which can be taken care of at home.
Ear infections are one of the most common causes of emergency visits. Ear infections can be quite painful and uncomfortable for the child. Proper care to alleviate some of the symptoms can provide relief until the child receives medical care.
Diaper rashes can occur in many infants as the skin is quite sensitive. Frequent diaper changes and proper care is recommended and described.
Gastroenteritis or commonly known as the stomach flu can lead to dehydration if not taken care of very quickly. Usually this illness is self-limiting and can be taken care of at home with proper instructions.
Gastroesophageal Reflux is a common cause of vomiting in the young infant. Understanding the significance and how to take care of the symptoms will be described.
Health insurances are complex and quite confusing to understand. A general overview of the types will be described.
Impetigo is a common skin rash seen in the school years. Children can acquire it through direct contact with someone else who may have it. Prescription treatment may be required as determined by the doctor.