Pediatrics·Women's health

cold infusions for summer – nature’s gatorade

With the onset of warmer weather, kids are susceptible to picking up some little bugs that cause what is known as summer diarrhea. A yummy, refreshing, and healthy preventive tip includes a refreshing glass of raspberry leaf tea cold infusion (i.e. raspeberry tea steeped in ice water, stepped minimum twice as long as warm tea,… Lire la suite cold infusions for summer – nature’s gatorade

Pediatrics

vaccinations – how to make an informed decision

When I get asked about vaccinations, my only advice is to consider the options and make an informed decision. It can be a very hard to decision to make for some parents. And yet for others, it is very easy. There are many parents who have personally witnessed their child’s health decline after vaccinations, yet… Lire la suite vaccinations – how to make an informed decision

Pediatrics

GERD in infants and children

Lately, I have been seeing many infants and children on proton-pump-inhibitors for GERD – or gastro-esophageal reflux disease, which causes acid reflux or heart burn. Recently, an article in the CBC featuring a pediatrician states that medical Doctors are over-prescribing these medications in what may be normal physiology  http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2011/10/20/baby-cry-spit-up-acid-reflux.html I do agree with this pediatrician,… Lire la suite GERD in infants and children

Pediatrics·Philosophy, medicine, and homeopathy

documentary film on homeopathy in the making

Blind Dog Films is currently creating the first ever documentary on the miracles of homeopathy. The director and the crew are traveling the world and collecting some pretty amazing stories on the use homeopathy for certain conditions. The filmmaker Laurel Chiton, is a very committed and is looking forward to presenting her work. She is… Lire la suite documentary film on homeopathy in the making