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Common Childhood Illnesses Parents Don’t Need to Panic About

By Cold and Flu, Common Concerns, Immune System, Salt Room

Growing bodies have immature immune systems; therefore, kids get sick more often than adults do.  The regular exposure to “germs” when we’re little helps build immune systems that recognize and defeat illnesses later in life.  Most childhood illnesses are common, natural and necessary for correct immune system development.  Described below…

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Top 12 Family Health Articles of 2021

Top 12 Family Health Articles of 2021

By ADD/ADHD, Anxiety & Depression, Autism, Brain Health, Cold and Flu, Essential Oils, Healthy Eating, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Oriental Medicine, Parenting, Salt Room

If you missed any of our most popular articles, get yourself a nice mug of tea or hot cocoa and enjoy catching up.  We hope the information we provide empowers you to help your family facilitate and celebrate the blessing of good health. 1. ADD/ADHD: A Chinese Medicine Perspective 2….

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cold and flu advice

Cold and Flu Season Advice

By Cold and Flu, Salt Room

Cold and flu season generally occurs from October through May in the US, with a peak between December and February.  There are many things that you can do to support your body and maintain your health throughout cold and flu season. What’s the difference between a cold and the flu?…

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Salt Room Therapy for eczema, allergies, COPD and other skin and respiratory conditions

Can The Salt Room Help?

By Salt Room

Our salt room has been open and helping patients since January of 2018.  We thought we’d take the time to answer a few of the most common questions about it. What does a salt room do? A salt room is a special spa-like room with salt-coated walls and floor.  It…

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Salt therapy helps manage environmental allergies naturally.

Managing Environmental Allergies Naturally

By 4A Kids, Allergies, Salt Room

Managing environmental allergies naturally is a specialty of our office.  An allergy is an exaggerated response of the immune system to specific substances that normally pose no threat to the human body.  These substances, or allergens, elevate specific antibodies and can cause sneezing, coughing and itching. Allergic rhinitis (hay fever)…

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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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