Posts Tagged "children"

Omega 3 may improve bed wetting

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Studies | Comments Off on Omega 3 may improve bed wetting

Omega 3 may improve bed wetting

Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Bed Wetting Most children stop wetting the bed before age 5. Many will have nocturnal enuresis (bed wetting) that persists till age 8 or 9. Most will resolve spontaneously by age 11. This problem, while not dangerous, is a considerable emotional stressor for young children who are beginning to have sleep overs with friends or extended family. Many children will hide the evidence (either taking bed clothes to the wash in the middle of the night or even hiding the sheets in the closet) not wanting to upset parents or risk getting teased by friends.  Traditional...

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Super Versatile Veggie Mix

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Nutrition | Comments Off on Super Versatile Veggie Mix

Super Versatile Veggie Mix 2014-09-17 19:41:14 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients ½ head purple cabbage ½ head green cabbage 2 carrots peeled and shredded 1 container of sweet mini peppers cut into thin strips 2 cups packed baby spinach, chopped Chopped cilantro, basil, or whatever herbs you fancy! Instructions Chop it, shred it, mince it and mix it! By Heather McDonoungh Prairie Health & Wellness...

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Bone Broth

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Nutrition | Comments Off on Bone Broth

Immune Boosting Bone Broth   Making homemade broth is healthy, inexpensive and immune boosting.  It is easy to prepare over the weekend to drink/ use for the week or freeze some for later.  The major constituents of bones and bone broth contain the bone marrow,  cartilage, glycine and proline , collagen and gelatin , and minerals; broths have been used for generations to improve digestion and boost one’s immune system.  When you make broth, you are extracting the high mineral content and gelatin out of the bones into the broth.  The broth has a soothing...

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Near Drowning and Secondary Drowning

Posted by on Jun 1, 2014 in Clinic, Health | Comments Off on Near Drowning and Secondary Drowning

Near Drowning and Secondary Drowning

Do you know what “Near Drowning” looks like? Watch this video and see if you can identify the child that is about to drown before the lifeguard does. Drowning itself is quick and silent, although it may be preceded by distress which is more visible. A person drowning is unable to shout or call for help, or seek attention, as they cannot obtain enough air. The instinctive drowning response is the final set of autonomic reactions in the 20 – 60 seconds before sinking underwater, and to the untrained eye can look similar to calm safe behavior. Lifeguards and other persons...

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