Posts Tagged ‘food sensitivities’

Looking at the bigger picture when it comes to healing dermatities

By Tami Bronstein, BSc Phyt (Hons), MNIMH, AHG (Bio Below) Relief; something we desperately seek when suffering.  Skin, as the largest organ of the body, can be an all-consuming suffering when eczema is in the picture.  As adults, we learn to distract ourselves from discomforts to some degree; children don’t understand, they simply succumb to…

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Eczema & Asthma – Testing for Food Triggers

I’ve asked Dr. Farshchian to help us distinguish between food allergies and sensitivities and to help us better understand testing methods for each. While we’re not sure if food is the root cause of eczema, most of us have experienced first hand how food can trigger flare ups. I hope today’s post can shed some…

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Naturopathic Approach to Allergies, Asthma, and Eczema in Kids

I love holistic and alternative medicine because it usually looks at the whole body and doesn’t treat just the symptom. Of course it’s still important to keep regular appointments with an allergist to monitor severe food allergies and asthma and to ensure you have the correct emergency medication on hand. But it’s important to look…

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A Mums’ Intuition is Never Wrong

Kids get sick, it’s just part of growing up. But when is a cold not just a cold? When does it mean there could be more going on internally? What if you could help your child get better? I know you’re like me and would want to do everything you could possibly do for your…

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A look at Foods effect on Asthman and Eczema

  By Tom Hines (see bio below) Two things that asthma and eczema have in common are inflammation, and an overactive immune system.  One could argue that if the immune system was under control, then so would the inflammation. We hear a lot about gluten, soy, corn, and dairy.  Although these certainly are the big…

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Frustration and Helplessness for Allergic Asthma

Frustration for me is having no answers. Right now I’m very frustrated. Over the past few weeks Tristan’s asthma has started to flare out of control. Every night he has coughing fits as the Ventolin and the air purifier don’t offer the relief they used to. We’re on to Flovent now to see if it…

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