Children

Adhd

Q: My child has a mild case of ADHD.  I want to treat her with all naturl meds.what can I give her.
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One of the most well researched natural products for ADHD is fish oil.  DHA is one of the active components of fish oil and comprises 40% of the fat contained in the... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 5/2/2008
Category: Children

Add/Adhd

Q: I have a 15 yr old son who has been diagnosed with ADD. His doctor prescribed meds for him 4 yrs ago and within that same year I stopped him from taking them. I would like to go with natural herbs,...
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The Focus Formula is a great place to start to provide key nutrients to support improved focus and concentration.  The B vitamin family is very... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 2/28/2008
Category: Children

Teething Infant

Q: A girlfriend recommended clove oil for my teething three month old. She said to apply it directly to her gums. It this safe? Should I dilute the oil? How much and how often?
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Clove oil does contain natural compounds that can reduce pain when applied topically.  It has a long history of use in dental care primarily for relieving the pain... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 1/6/2008
Category: Children

Valerian/Drug Interaction

Q: I need to know if combining valerian tincture with albuterol sulfateinhalation aerosol would have negative side effects on a child 4 years old. Also, what is the recommended safe dose of valerian in...
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There are no known interactions between Valerian and albuterol inhalers.  Most of Valerian's potential interactions occur with other prescription sedatives. ... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 11/26/2007
Category: Children

Dietary Solutions For Colicky Babies

Q: What can you tell me about diet and colicky babies?
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Did you know that the type of food your children eat directly impacts their ability to learn and focus? With school in session it’s important to have quick, easy, healthy, and kid friendly food... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Jennifer Deir
Date: 9/19/2007
Category: Children

Natural Solutions For Allergies

Q: I'm having trouble with hay fever.  What can I do?
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Have you ever experienced bouts of sneezing, itchy eyes, and a runny nose? You may be one of the more than 35 million people that have been diagnosed with “allergic rhinitis” (seasonal allergies... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Jennifer Deir
Date: 9/19/2007
Category: Children