Children

Should you give your kids Vitamin D in the winter to prevent colds?

by Bryan Bingham DC, DACRB It has been shown that low level of Vitamin D in the body can increase the risk for viral upper respiratory infections (URTI). It would stand to reason that supplementing with Vitamin D would decrease the frequency and durations of viral colds but it is uncertain whether or not this [...]

Keeping Your Kid Safe in the Car

As a chiropractor I have the joy of helping people feel better and return to their daily activities without pain.   For our patients who have been in automobile accidents this road can be a long and arduous path.  There are things that can be done to prevent injuries in a motor vehicle accident, particularly when [...]

Parenting Taboos

I love my girls...most of the time.  Can I say that? I remember the numerous times that my wife and I would be shopping and someone would stop to see our baby and comment "isn't it a miracle?"  My wife and I would walk away and utter... only miracle here is how long a human [...]

Have a Healthy Halloween

I love Halloween, especially now that our daughter is two and a half.  I have a feeling that she is going to enjoy Halloween more this year with her new found love of sweets. Halloween can still be fun and healthy and you don't have to give up your favorite sweets.  There are a few  [...]

New Study – Pycnogenol Reduces ADHD Symptoms in Children

A new study out of Switzerland shows that Pycnogenol (pic-noj-en-all), an extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, reduces ADHD in children.  These findings will be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Nutritional Neuroscience. In this study stress hormones where monitored in the urine of children who took the Pycnogenol [...]