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Cope with Holiday Stress Naturally

(originally published on PsychologyToday.com) Try these safe and effective natural medicines instead of screaming at the kids or dropping from exhaustion. The FDA calls them over-the-counter meds but they are really a support for your body’s healing energy, reminding you ...More

Thumbsucking Can Represent an Underlying Problem

Thumbsucking after the age of five or six can turn into a dental problem, especially if your child is actively sucking rather than passively resting her thumb in her mouth. It can change the shape of the palate and cause ...More

Natural Remedies for Dental Pain and Root Canals

Quick Fixes for Tooth Pain Clove oil applied directly to the tooth is a traditional remedy for toothaches (it may not be safe for teething babies, though). Chamomilla, the top homeopathic remedy for excruciating pain during teething, works for adults ...More

Emotional First Aid with Fast-Acting Natural Medicines

Let’s say you get a sudden shock (almost hit by a car) or bad news (your teenager in a car accident) or grief (unexpected death in the family). These sudden emotional shocks often bring physical symptoms including rapid heart rate, ...More

Top Ten Remedies for Your Natural Medicine Cabinet

Wouldn’t you like to have some natural medicines on hand for family emergencies — ones that tend to be safer and work even better than the conventional ones? Here are the ones that I recommend for everyone to have on ...More

How to Get the Best Results with Homeopathy

Whether you have a toddler who keeps toppling over, an older child playing soccer and hockey, or a teen on the football team, you’re probably concerned about the dangers of head injuries. In a recent study published in Brain, 68 ...More

Head Injuries: Prevent Long-term Problems

Whether you have a toddler who keeps toppling over, an older child playing soccer and hockey, or a teen on the football team, you’re probably concerned about the dangers of head injuries. In a recent study published in Brain, 68 ...More

Flu Fighters: Fend Off Flu with Fast-Acting Natural Medicines

Fearful of the flu? My clients are feeling pressured by the media drumroll to get their flu shots, but the better-informed among them are concerned about the mercury in the shots and fact that they’re only about 60% effective, according ...More

Marathons and Beyond: Secrets of the Super Runners

Arnica is well known for sports injuries, so I’ll try to share some less well-known remedy tips, plus some practical advice for running marathons. (Did you know that Arnica can be used preventively? A couple of pellets of Arnica 30c ...More

School Shootings – Natural Remedies for Traumatized Kids

Natural remedies for kids who are traumatized – kids who can’t sleep, or are having nightmares, or afraid to go to school – can work for times when talk is not enough. We don’t want to overmedicate our kids, but ...More