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Children's Health

Treating Dermatitis with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Oozing, blistering, crusting, irresistible urges to scratch, unfortunately these are all suitable words to describe the symptoms of dermatitis. Eyelids, armpits, stomach, hands, lips, ears ...

Studies Using Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Show Promise
A study published in 2014, entitled "Integrative Therapies and Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Current Evidence," investigates many complementary therapies to help symptoms of pediatric ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for the Treatment of Bed-Wetting
Bed-wetting, when it occurs in young children, may very well be more of a temporary inconvenience than a medical issue. It often takes until a ...

Acupuncture and ADHD
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common behavioral conditions among children. In the United States alone, approximately 4.5 million children between ...

Asthma in Children: The Holistic Solution
Asthma is a growing problem among American children.  For most kids, this usually means a lifetime of asthma control drugs and possibly an inhaler. But ...

Chinese Medicine and Infant Colic
Colic is a word that can strike fear into the hearts of parents everywhere. But it needn't be so. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine has ...

Childhood Allergies and Acupuncture
Childhood Allergies: Treatment Without Trouble. Allergies afflict millions of children nationwide. Traditional Chinese medicine offers a healthy way of getting rid of allergic reactions without ...

Shonishin: Acupuncture for Children
Shonishin pediatric acupuncture (sho=little, ni=children, shin=needle) is a specialized form of treatment for infants and children that became renowned in the 1700s in the Osaka ...

Beyond Topical Steroids: A Solution for Childhood Eczema!
Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is the most common skin condition among children worldwide. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners have been treating it for thousands of years ...

"Newest" Tool in Global Fight Against Childhood Killer? Ginger
Could one of the most widely used herbs in cooking around the world be just the right medicine for one of the deadliest conditions children ...

Pediatric Acupuncture: Healing as a Family
Treating a child with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapies presents its own challenges and rewards. As Oriental medicine specialist Mitch Lehman points out, among the ...

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Children's Allergies
In a small Hong Kong-based study, allergy sufferers between the ages of 6 and 19 showed clear evidence of improvement after being treated with acupuncture ...

British Program Aims to Use Acupuncture, Reiki to Help At-Risk Youth
The British Home Office is overseeing a £5 million program that treats children in deprived communities to acupuncture, reiki massage, and other therapeutic techniques in ...

Traditional Chinese Medicine & The Treatment of Children
Recent media attention has focused on the flagrant overuse of antibiotics causing increasing numbers of resistant strains of bacteria. Consequently, more and more people are ...

Tongue Acupuncture and Autism
Tongue Acupuncture and Autism by Professor Virginia Wong   There is an ancient Chinese belief:One tonifies a disease with similar remedies e.g. kidney of a ...

The Vaccination Debate
I am often asked by my patients about immunizations. Should I or shouldn't I? This is a very difficult question. There are negatives and positives ...

Pediatric Acupuncture - treating common childhood ailments
Who better to reap the benefits of preventative medicine then those most pure - children. Children seem to gain large benefits from preventative medicine ...