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holiday wine and cheese open house party

Holiday Wine & Cheese Open House

By Events

Mark your calendar for a special Holiday Open House on Thursday, November 29th hosted by Cannizzaro Integrative Pediatric Center. Dr. Cannizzaro and staff cordially invite you to share in the holiday cheer and celebrate another year of holistic healing in Central Florida! Join us for wine and cheese, tour our…

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Discover the link between inflammation and immune health.

The Link Between Inflammation and Immune Health

By Immune System, Salt Room

We generally equate a healthy immune system with “not getting sick”, but did you know that your immune system controls your body’s defenses against both infections and inflammatory diseases?  All infections are inflammatory to the body.  The majority of childhood diseases are inflammatory diseases, which create redness, swelling, pain and…

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Improving social skills in kids is a modern concern.

Improving Social Skills for Kids

By Family Dynamics, Social & Behavioral

Social skills are an issue for most kids these days, not just those diagnosed with social anxiety, autism, learning disabilities or ADHD.  As you may have guessed, some aspects of our modern lives—electronic devices, the frenetic pace of life and changes in socialization—greatly contribute to the social skills deficits we…

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How to Protect Your Immune Health

How to Protect Your Immune Health

By Immune System

The kiddos are back in school, and while you heave a sigh of relief, that also means . . . here come the germs!!  Colds and flu spike up and threaten immune health as the kids bring home an assorted blend of bacteria and viruses from school.  And don’t forget about…

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fall family festival 2018

EVENT: Fall Family Festival

By Events

Mark your calendar for a special Fall Family Festival on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 9:30 am to 11:30 am, hosted by Cannizzaro Integrative Pediatric Center and sponsored by our friends at XYMOGEN®. Dr. Cannizzaro and staff enthusiastically invite you and your family to a morning of fun! Join us…

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ADHD can sometimes be diagnosed during the teen years.

ADHD, Anxiety & Your Teen

By ADD/ADHD, Brain Health

The teenage years are challenging for both parents and teens. It’s a time of self-discovery and often confusing change. Changes in academic success tend to stand out. A teen may be wondering, What’s wrong with me? and parents may suspect behavioral issues. It can be hard to know the difference…

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When is Organic Produce Worth Buying?

Organic Produce: When is it Worth It?

By Food for Thought, Nutrition

We crave lighter meals in the summer heat, just in time for the bounty of fresh fruits and veggies that become available.  Coincidence?  Or maybe that’s what Mother Nature intended! We can be reasonably certain, however, that Mother Nature never intended for us to eat chemical pesticides.  The dangers of…

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Homeopathic medicine can be used for prevention.

Homeopathic Medicine FAQs

By Common Concerns, Homeopathy

Homeopathic medicine interests many parents as a drug-free, side effect-free treatment option. We get a lot of questions about it, so we asked our new pediatric nurse practitioner, Debi Wills, to answer a few. Debi has used homeopathy with patients for over 15 years and we’re fortunate to have her…

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Cold laser therapy helps with many inflammatory conditions

Can Laser Therapy Help?

By 4A Kids, ADD/ADHD, Allergies, Asthma, Autism

Does “laser therapy” make you think of Star Trek? Throughout the series, doctors on starships scanned patients with devices that quickly and painlessly diagnosed their diseases and healed them. While that concept is purely science fiction, it is reflected in real cutting-edge technology. Fact IS stranger than fiction. Cold laser…

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Essential oils for the sensitive child

EVENT: Essential Oils for the Sensitive Child

By Essential Oils, Event Recording, Events, Immune System, Social & Behavioral

If you’ve always wanted to use essential oils at home, join us and empower yourself with practical tips from an expert! Tracy Moore, Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Aroma Freedom Practitioner, will discuss how aromatherapy with essential oils can benefit kids with mental, emotional and physical sensitivities, communication challenges…

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Natural treatment for allergies is safer than pharmaceuticals

Two Natural Treatments for Allergies & Asthma

By Allergies, Asthma

Children’s allergies have become epidemic in this country; they can begin as early as birth! The 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) reported that 10% of US children under age 18 suffer from respiratory allergies, 8.4% from hay fever, 5.4% from food allergies, and 11.6% from skin allergies. Asthma is…

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Dr. Cannizzaro gives healthy holiday food tips.

Dr. C’s Holiday Food Tips

By Healthy Eating, Nutrition

The abundance of holiday food might tempt you to disregard your healthy eating habits until January 1st. Don’t set yourself back by a couple of months! There are things you can do to have a delicious holiday, but still maintain your diet decorum. After all, there always seems to be…

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