Tag Archives: children’s health

Is the Keto Diet safe for everyone?

Have you heard of the Ketogenic (or Keto) Diet? Established in the 1920s when doctors used it as a therapy to treat epilepsy patients, the Keto Diet has become one of the most popular weight loss diets in recent years. … Continue reading

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How to improve your (picky) child’s eating habits

Is your child a fussy eater? Does your child only want to eat one type of food (like bread? Or rice?)? Or does s/he refuse to eat a particular type of food due to its texture, appearance or smell? While … Continue reading

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Healthy children, naturally

Did you know, a recent study showed that children given vitamin D daily were less likely to catch the flu (influenza A)? And that children taking probiotics were half as likely to develop eczema (atopic dermatitis) than those who didn’t? How … Continue reading

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Ear infections: are antibiotics necessary?

Middle ear infections, also known as otitis media, are one of the most common infections among children, affecting 3 in 4 kids by the time they are three years old. Concerned parents are often eager to go to the doctor … Continue reading

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Case of the disappearing eyebrows

I once saw a 5 or 6-year-old patient whose eyebrows were “falling out”. Her mother told me that she had brought her daughter to see a variety of doctors- GPs, endocrinologists, etc.- but none of them could figure out why the hair on her eyebrows were … Continue reading

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