Exposure to toxic mold can cause untold health issues. Here's a story of one woman's struggle to deal with this persistent invader and her journey back to wellness.
You care for your whole body — mind, body, and soul — so why not your pet? This webinar from a leading veterinarian in “wholistic” health care for animals shares his tips for feeding your pet and ways to reduce the risk of illness using whole-pet care practices.
Naturopathic physician BreAnna M. Guan looks at the health benefits of having fun. Whether it’s an outdoor adventure hike or chasing bubbles on a breeze, being outdoor is good for physical and mental health. Get ideas from this naturopathic pediatrician on how to create wellness adventures for your family.
This month Dr. Amy asks the question: “What do you do for fun?” She recants a patient’s reaction to the question and why having fun is so important to health. Dr. Amy’s daughter, who is a professional fun maker, offers suggestions on how to break away from working all the time and taking the time for some levity in your life.
As schools try to make the best decisions for the upcoming school year, parents and grandparents are forging ahead with their own ideas on how best to educate their kids, keep them safe, and preserve their emotional well-being with pandemic PODS.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a chronic, neurobiological condition that affects up to nine percent of children in this country. Any parent who has witnessed ADHD in their child will agree that is a complex problem with concurrent states such as low self-esteem, troubled relationships, poor school performance and learning disabilities. This is exactly why a whole-person approach is ideal to helping children cope with the disorder. The Institute for Natural Medicine outlines what a parent and child can expect when seeking naturopathic care for ADHD.
A parent, frustrated with her daughter’s seasonal allergies, asks Dr. Amy if there are natural solutions to reduce the risk of recurrence. Dr. Amy reviews household cleaning and prevention ideas, as well as how a licensed naturopathic physician might address seasonal allergies in children.
One of the most common problems among children is ear pain or otitis media (OM). It happens because the eustachian tubes in those little ears aren’t developed enough. Fluid buildup can be very uncomfortable and even painful. It’s not something to ignore, so what can parents do? The Institute for Natural Medicine offers advice on how to reduce the risk of OM and the more painful acute OM.