Category: Children’s Health

Lyme: Pediatrics & Nutritional Support

There are so many facets to Lyme disease; it affects mental, emotional and physical wellbeing of both children and adults. Unlike some chronic disease, it is not just the toll of having a silent, often underdiagnosed health condition that is the issue; the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria themselves affect mental health. Fortunately, there are medication options... Read more »

Youth Sports Nutrition: The Three Biggest Mistakes Commonly Made When Feeding Your Child Athlete

  Nutritional needs vary little between kids and adults—therefore what works for one, works for the other. But what if nutrition is not working for Mom and Dad? Like the famous Hippocratic adage – Physician heal thyself – most adults could benefit from a review of the dietary needs for the whole family’s optimal weight,... Read more »

Product Spotlight: DHA Fish Oil

Improve Behavior and School Function with DHA Fish Oil September is all back to business after the summer sun and fun in Maine. Kids are in school, and adults have their heads back in the game. The change in routine can be a difficult adjustment for some children as bedtimes shift, and the pressures of... Read more »

Concerned About ADHD? Consider An Integrative Medicine Approach

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder believed to affect up to 1 in 20 children in the United States. The diagnosis of ADHD has skyrocketed over the past decade. From 2000 to 2010, U.S. children and teens diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder jumped from 6.2 million to 10.4 million. It is characterized by symptoms... Read more »