May 2012

The Diet Factor in ADHD

by drnieman on May 26, 2012

in Monthly

  Q My ten yr old son was diagnosed as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) I am told by my pediatrician that diet plays a very small role and that medication is the only real solution. Meanwhile our naturopath suggests that dietary changes work as well as medication. Who do I believe? A The […]

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Sunscreen

by drnieman May 8, 2012 Weekly

Question: I have a 10 month old daughter.  I am wondering what your suggestion is for a natural, or organic sunscreen for babies?  I have searched a few reputable sites, and have a few products in mind.  However, I would like your opinion.  It is my plan to keep her out of the sun as […]

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Sudden Cardiac Death

by drnieman May 2, 2012 Monthly

I have a son who is almost ten years old. He is very athletic. His paternal grandfather died of heart disease before age 50. I am concerned that the grandparent’s death was unexplained. What is my son’s risk of having similar problems? Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is an event where the heart loses its function […]

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Attachment Parenting

by drnieman May 2, 2012 Weekly

Attachment parenting (AP) refers to a specific style of parenting. It usually involves very intentional tools to connect and bond with a baby—such as skin-to-skin contact, co –sleeping, carrying the baby and responding to a baby’s cry immediately. Needless to say, attachment parenting will always be controversial. Pioneers in the area such as Dr William […]

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