Holistic Healthcare Articles

Treating an Ear Infection

I know antibiotics are not good for my baby, but what do I do if he gets an ear infection? Avoid dairy. Identify food allergens. Try this safe, economical solution!

Does Your Doctor Know Squat? An Interview With “Birth Guru” Henci Goer

Why do OB/GYNs have women labor in beds when squatting is the better way to birth? More importantly, does your OB/GYN, in particular, know the researchbased facts regarding obstetrics in America? Or, is your OB/GYN perpetuating the myths that keep...

Also labeled: Author Brian Wimer, Issue #11

ADHD: A Patient’s Perspective

This article looks at Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD). As there is an increasing tendency for drugs to be prescribed to our children and lately adults for the treatment of this condition, it is timely...

Listening With A Different Ear: Holistic Approaches to Ear Infections

It is 3am and your child wakes up complaining of ear pain. What can you do? Ear pain is one of the most common complaints in the pediatric population. Parents exchange frequent stories about the number of times their child has taken a...

Not a Battle, But a Housecleaning

Fear of infection is increasingly common today, but it is based on a misunderstanding. Most of us imagine that we are uninfected when we are well and infected when we are sick. We therefore imagine that a cold, sore throat, flu, etc., are...

Ease Those Bug Bites with Easy Herbs

Summertime means insect bites and stings. Ouch! Take a leaf from Susun S. Weed’s storehouse of natural remedies: Soothe, heal, and prevent bites with safe herbal remedies that grow right where you live, north or south, east or west, city or c...

Helping To Find a Wellness Minded Pediatrician

Today wellness-educated parents are searching to create a “Wellness Healthcare Team” for their children. Many parents want to work with a spectrum of doctors and healthcare providers that suit the ongoing needs of their family. A growing...

Uncovering the Truth: Sun Exposure, Sunscreen and Skin Cancer

Summer is here, and being so, we all spend a greater amount of time outdoors. Today, parents are almost considered abusive if they do not protect their children from the sun, a presumed cause of skin cancer. This article will bring new light to...

Also labeled: Issue #02

Bugs, The Natural Way to Keep Them at Bay

Bugs! Do I respect them as part of Nature’s miraculous design…yes. Do I like them… not really. Despite daily intake of supplements reputed to be bug deterrents (i.e. garlic, B vitamins), many of us are still sweet meat for the little...