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Kids Can Use Nasal Rinsing to Reduce Allergies, Asthma, Congestion and Nosebleeds

If your child has a runny nose or nasal congestion, doing a daily saline sinus rinse can help tremendously!   With the right nasal rinsing products, even children as young as two can do sinuses rinses. Allergies, head colds, sinus infections, and exposure to pollution or irritants  can create havoc in your child’s sinus cavity,…

Controlling Childhood Asthma Better through Acupressure and Acupuncture

Most of the time children’s asthma can be managed adequately with medication, but what if medicine is not enough or it’s not well tolerated by your child? Parents don’t always think about bringing their kids in for acupuncture, but they are increasingly turning to this ancient medicine to help their children find relief. Acupuncture and…

Kids with Asthma Breathe Easier with Acupuncture

Asthma is a serious problem in the United States and around the world. Today 9 million children in the U.S. suffer from asthma — that’s a 75% increase since 1980!  Many parents are looking for ways to reduce asthma symptoms beyond conventional medical treatments.  As a pediatric acupuncturist I routinely treat children with asthma so…

Top Six Kid And Toddler Superfoods

Image Source: www.discoveringoodnutrition.com Top Six Kid And Toddler Superfoods As all great physicians, parents, and baby books will tell you, kids need to eat their fruits and vegetables. Most everyone is aware that fruits and veggies are healthy and have awesome benefits. However, not everyone realizes just how many benefits fruits and vegetables can give…

Pediatric Tuina – Ancient Chinese Massage for Kids, by Yongxin Fan L.Ac.

 I have twin boys, Daniel and Jack. While my smaller one, Jack, was 3 months old, he suffered from colic after breastfeeding almost once a day. When he was in pain, he would cry and his belly would be very tight to the touch. I began to massage his abdomen beside the belly button three…