Childhood Allergies

Not only do we typically see a resurgence of colds this time of year, but many children are reacting to their environment as well.  Spring brings us an abundance of mold spores and pollens, as Mother Nature wakes her sleepy vegetation with sunshine, and more rain.  Childhood allergies can also be year-round, and tend to…

Pediatric Fevers

When children get sick, we always want to do what we can to help them feel better.  However, when they have a fever, our efforts could be counter-productive.  The ability that children have to mount a fever is a clear demonstration of the inherent potential that the human body has to heal itself. 

Top 10 Reasons for Abdominal Discomfort and Bloating

Gas and bloating are some of the most common gastrointestinal complaints I hear in my office.  There are a number of reasons we experience this uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing symptom.  If you are experiencing gas and/or bloating on a regular basis, it is definitely worth some investigation. There are some underlying causes that need to be ruled out to prevent any…