Immune health

Enlarged Tonsils And Adenoids – A Holistic Approach

Enlarged tonsils and adenoids are common problems for kids to experience. Most GPs will rarely give solutions for the problem other than surgical removal. In fact, removing the tonsils is now the most common elective surgery for children. But simply removing the tonsils and adenoids doesn’t fix the underlying problem. Inflamed tonsils and adenoids can…

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Have Kids With Allergies? How To Keep Them Healthy Over Winter

Over winter, I see a lot of sick kids with a variety of infections – from ear infections to croup, from coughs to full-blown flu. But the kids who struggle with persistent or regular infections are usually kids with allergies and atopic conditions. Kids with allergies are more prone to picking up infections, and it…

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Natural Croup Treatment And Prevention Strategies

There are lots of coughs, colds, and flu at this time of year. Another common infection you’ll often see in children is croup. Generally, croup will be a once-off, but some kids are prone to recurrent infection. The good news is that there are natural croup treatment and prevention strategies that can help. Watch the…

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Asthma Causes, Triggers And Natural Treatment Options

Asthma is on the rise in Australia. Over 11% of the population has asthma, but many struggle to manage the symptoms, particularly over winter. Let’s take a closer look at asthma, causes and triggers that make symptoms worse, why medications are only alleviating symptoms, and how natural treatment options can address the underlying causes. Watch…

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The Flu Vaccine For Kids – What You Need To Know

When the weather gets colder, I have dozens of parents asking me if they should give their children a flu shot. When it comes to the flu vaccine for kids, there is no right or wrong answer. Every parent needs to weigh up the risks and benefits for their kids. To make an informed decision…

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Warts On Kids – How To Treat And Prevent Them Naturally

Everyone either has a child or knows a child who has had warts! Much like molluscum, these unsightly skin growths are not particularly harmful. But they do spread like wildfire – particularly when it comes to warts on kids. Because warts aren’t harmful, they can just be left alone if you prefer. In fact, 65%…

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Dealing With Molluscum Contagiosum? Try These Natural Remedies

Has your child come down with molluscum contagiosum? This common childhood infection might not be particularly harmful, but it is highly contagious. The good news is that there are natural remedies that can help your child to recover quickly from the infection. There are also ways to minimise the spread of infection if your child…

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Why An Elimination Diet Is Not The Answer To Your Child’s Health Issues

An elimination diet is often recommended by a variety of health practitioners for different symptoms. Digestive issues like constipation, diarrhoea and bloating might improve with an elimination diet. They can also help with skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, and even benefit those with asthma and hayfever. But over time, elimination diets can become…

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The Importance of Vitamin D for Children

Many parents are aware that children need to eat a balanced diet with plenty of nutrients to support their growth and development. But one of the most essential nutrients for general wellbeing is something you can’t get through the diet. So if you want to raise healthy, happy kids, it’s crucial to understand the importance…

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