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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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Should My Child Have Dairy? When To Suspect Dairy Intolerance

Dairy is one of the most common types of food allergy and intolerance in children. An allergy is usually easy to spot, but an intolerance is less obvious symptom-wise. If you suspect your child has dairy intolerance or sensitivity, there are some important things to consider. Watch the video or keep reading below to learn…

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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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A Holistic Approach To Treating Worms In Kids

One of the joys of parenting is dealing with worms in kids. Most kids will pick up worms from daycare or school at some point, which can often lead to infection of the whole family! Worms are often fairly harmless for most people, other than causing some unpleasant symptoms. But others can experience chronic infections…

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Natural Solutions For Healing Leaky Gut In Kids

‘Leaky gut’ is often thrown around by health practitioners. ‘Increased intestinal permeability’ is a fancy term that doctors refer to in relation to the gut lining. What you might not know is that these two things are the same. But what is it, and how do you deal with leaky gut in kids? Watch the…

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What Is A Low FODMAP Diet, And Could It Help Your Child?

You may or may not have heard of a low FODMAP diet. If you have heard of it, it’s likely that you have a lot of questions about it! I’m often asked if a low FODMAP diet will help with a child’s gut issues, or even other childhood conditions. Many parents are also interested in…

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Does Your Child Have Loose Bowels? Here Are Some Tips To Help

Loose bowels and diarrhoea might not seem like a big deal. Most children will experience them at some point, especially after a course of antibiotics. But over time, loose bowel movements can lead to nutrient deficiencies and other imbalances. Any changes to bowel movements – whether it’s a shift to loose movements or more towards…

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