Childhood - McDowell's Herbal Treatments

Childhood Conditions

Abdominal Cramps may occur in adults and children in a variety of forms for a variety of reasons.
Actually more than 10% of school aged children suffer from recurring abdominal pains, but only 5-10% have a physical cause.

Read more: Abdominal Cramps Herbal Treatment

In my detailed article on the subject of Attention Deficit Disorder or otherwise called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder I explain how I have found the Maritime Pine bark to be an effective aid.

Read more: ADD, ADHD Hyperactivity Herbal Treatment

Chicken pox is a common childhood disease, a virus called Herpes Zoster. It has an incubation period of 14-21 days and is highly contagious from fluids and lesions.

Read more: Chicken Pox Recovery Program - Herbal Treatment

Infections of the external ear canal, especially if recurrent and treated with antibiotic and/or steroid drops, quite quickly becomes a chronic problem as resistance to the standard medical treatment develops.

Read more: Chronic Ear Infection Herbal Treatment

Colic is a disorder in which an infant has episodes of distressed crying and irritability with what appears to be abdominal pain. Colic may occur intermittently during the first 3 or 4 months. However some infants may suffer with it chronically and therefore cry incessantly.

The excessive crying causes the infant to swallow air which results in abdominal swelling and "wind" (flatulence). Colicky babies often suck vigorously, a baby who becomes fussy after a feed may need more opportunity to suck, some also quieten with being swaddled firmly to make them feel more secure .

Read more: Colic Herbal Treatment

In our species it is normal to contract respiratory system infections in the first few years of our lives.

Read more: Croup Herbal Treatment

Chronic inner ear infections or otitis media do plague some children . This is serious condition for young children as the longterm repercusssions of chronic ear infections includes delayed speech development and poor langauge comprehension.

Read more: Ear Infections - Chronic Inner Ear - Herbal Treatment

Herbs have traditionally been used to assist a person to come back to a healthy state of well being. Individual herbs, specifically prescribed for a particular situation may assist the body to come back into balance, thereby allowing a healthy homeostasis to be reinstated as nature intended. The herbalist looks to the whole person, their values and attitudes as well as their circumstances and physical condition along with other aspects of their individuality. This is in marked contrast to the allopathic medicine approach.

Read more: Ear Infections Chronic, Fungal - Herbal Treatment

Herbs have traditionally been used to assist a person to come back to a healthy state of well being. Individual herbs, specifically prescribed for a particular situation may assist the body to come back into balance, thereby allowing a healthy homeostasis to be reinstated as nature intended. The herbalist looks to the whole person, their values and attitudes as well as their circumstances and physical condition along with other aspects of their individuality. This is in marked contrast to the allopathic medicine approach.

Read more: Growing Pains in Children Herbal Treatment

Impetigo or school sores as it is commonly known is a superficial skin infection caused by Staphylococcus or Streptococcus bacteria, or sometimes both, and most common in children. The bacteria that causes impetigo can live on the skin, in the throat or nose, or on other parts of the body without causing a problem, but sometimes they start to cause an infection such as impetigo, sore throat or other infection.

Read more: Impetigo or School Sores Herbal Treatment

Measles is an illness which was always managed at home and almost never produced complications or resulted in any serious health issues whatsoever.

Read more: Measles Support Program - Herbal Treatment

Mumps is a viral infection usually involving the parotid gland just in front of the ear with swelling, lethargy and headache being typical symptoms.

Read more: Mumps Acute Program - Herbal Treatment

Mumps is a viral infection usually involving the parotid gland just in front of the ear with swelling, lethargy and headache being typical symptoms.

Read more: Mumps Recovery Herbal Program

Our nose is provided with a lot of very fine walled blood vessels close to the surface for a very specific purpose. This is to pre-heat the air going down into our lungs so that we wont freeze lung tissue even when breathing very cold air indeed.

Read more: Nosebleeds in Children - Herbal Treatment

You should read in detail about childhood vaccinations in my article: Understanding Vaccination and get a clear understanding of the risks and side effects of both the common childhood illnesses and the vaccinations.

Read more: Vaccination - Herbal Support for Mumps

In our species it is normal to contract respiratory system infections in the first few years of our lives.

Read more: Whooping Cough Herbal Treatment

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McDowell's staff Herbalists can not diagnose your disease or illness. What they can do is offer a herbal program to assist with healing, after you have had advice from your doctor or specialist. If you have unexplained pain or symptoms, seek medical advice.

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