Archive for Childrens Health

HALLOWEEN FACEPAINTS- A DANGER TO YOUR HEALTH?

A patient and friend brought an article to my attention regarding face painting for Halloween. A study performed by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reported that 10 out of 10 children’s face paints tested positive for lead, which is a neurotoxin. 6 out of those 10 tested positive for either nickel, chromium or cobalt. All […]

Backpack weight recommendation for students

The maximum weight students should carry in their backpack is 15% of their body weight. Check your child’s backpack with their average amount of books, and you may be surprised how heavy it is! Or if you are a teacher or school administrator, make a fun event out of it like they did at Ashland […]

Keeping your kids healthy throughout the summer!

It is time to start thinking about how to keep your kids busy throughout summer vacation. After all, school gets out in about a month. Child obesity is a terrible epidemic that we must combat so lids can live healthy long lives. So here are some tips to keep your kids busy throughout the summer. […]

VACCINATION CHOICES

No matter what vaccination choices you make for yourself or your family, there is a basic human right to be fully informed about all risks of medical interventions and pharmaceutical products, like vaccines, and have the freedom to refuse if you conclude the benefits do not outweigh the risks for you or your child. It’s […]

Halloween facepaints-danger to your health?

A patient and friend brought an article to my attention regarding face painting for Halloween. A study performed by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reported that 10 out of 10 children’s face paints tested positive for lead, which is a neurotoxin. 6 out of those 10 tested positive for either nickel, chromium or cobalt. All […]

Backpack safety- Back to school tips

Kids are back to school now, and it is that time again to talk about backpack safety. Kids get back pain too if they don’t take good care of themselves. The biggest issue that I run into is the overall weight of the books that kids bring home. The old recommended weight % is 15% […]

Childhood Immunizations

It’s a foregone conclusion that upon the birth of your new baby, immunizations will start as soon as possible to protect your child from many serious childhood illnesses that can devastate his/her health. Pediatricians set up important immunization schedules to be adhered to so that the baby is not left unprotected. In years gone by, […]

Posture, Health and Welness

Posture and normal physiology are interrelated. Posture affects and moderates every physiological function from breathing to hormonal production. Abnormal posture is evident in patients with chronic and stress related illnesses. Homeostasis and nervous system function are ultimately connected with posture. Despite the considerable evidence that posture affects physiology and function, the significant influence of posture […]

The dangers of vaccines

Check out this link for some information on vaccines. http://naturalnews.tv/v.asp?v=2983BF1AD305321A5DCFA5C53419DCBA

EAR INFECTIONS

                                        Chiropractic Helps Ear Infections  In the October 2007 issue of the Ladies Home Journal appeared an article entitled, “Chiropractic Adjustments for Chronic Ear Infections.” This article reviewed several studies showing the effectiveness of chiropractic care for preventing re-occurring ear infections known as Otitis Media or OM. According to the article, reoccurring ear infections account […]